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    • Bob Woodward’s New Book Reveals a ‘Nervous Breakdown’ of Trump’s Presidency

    • By: Philip Rucker, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 13 mins
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    John Dowd was convinced that President Trump would commit perjury if he talked to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. So, on Jan. 27, the president’s then-personal attorney staged a practice session to try to make his point.

    "Bob Woodward’s New Book Reveals a ‘Nervous Breakdown’ of Trump’s Presidency" is from the September 04, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Robert Costa and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Generation of GOP Stars Stands Diminished: 'Everything Trump Touches Dies'

    • By: Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Donald Trump trashed his wife and suggested his father was involved in John F. Kennedy’s assassination, but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz still endorsed him. Trump mocked his cotton mouth and slight stature, but Florida Sen. Marco Rubio still got in line.

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    • Trump Says He Would Take a ‘Warlike Posture’ If House Democrats Investigate Him

    • By: Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    President Trump vowed Wednesday to work with the new Democratic House majority in a bipartisan manner on infrastructure, trade and health care, but warned that work would stall if Democrats use their subpoena power to investigate corruption in the administration as well as the president’s personal finances and conduct in office.

    "Trump Says He Would Take a ‘Warlike Posture’ If House Democrats Investigate Him" is from the November 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Winter Is Coming’: Allies Fear Trump Isn’t Prepared for Gathering Legal Storm

    • By: Philip Rucker, Carol D. Leonnig, Josh Dawsey, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump’s advisers and allies are increasingly worried that he has neither the staff nor the strategy to protect himself from a possible Democratic takeover of the House, which would empower the opposition party to shower the administration with subpoenas or even pursue impeachment charges.

    "‘Winter Is Coming’: Allies Fear Trump Isn’t Prepared for Gathering Legal Storm" is from the August 29, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker ,Carol D. Leonnig ,Josh Dawsey and Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Oil and Gas Industry Is Quickly Amassing Power in Trump's Washington

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Steven Mufson, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    After eight years of being banished and sometimes vilified by the Obama administration, the fossil fuel industry is enjoying a remarkable resurgence as its executives and lobbyists shape President-elect Donald Trump’s policy agenda and staff his administration.

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    • Trump Administration Prepares for Massive Shake-Up After Midterms

    • By: Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The Trump administration is bracing for a massive staff shake-up in the weeks following the midterm elections, as the fates of a number of Cabinet secretaries and top White House aides are increasingly uncertain heading into a potentially perilous time for President Trump.

    "Trump Administration Prepares for Massive Shake-Up After Midterms" is from the November 05, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Full Trumpism’: The President’s Apocalyptic Attacks Reach a New Level of Falsity

    • By: Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — President Trump is painting an astonishingly apocalyptic vision of America under Democratic control in the campaign’s final days, unleashing a torrent of falsehoods and portraying his political opponents as desiring crime, squalor and poverty.

    "‘Full Trumpism’: The President’s Apocalyptic Attacks Reach a New Level of Falsity" is from the November 04, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Midterm Elections: Democrats Flip House as GOP Expands Senate Majority

    • By: Philip Rucker, Matt Viser, Elise Viebeck, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Democrats seized control of the House while Republicans held the Senate on Tuesday in a national referendum on President Trump that drew record numbers of voters to the polls and opened the door to tougher oversight of the White House over the next two years.

    "Midterm Elections: Democrats Flip House as GOP Expands Senate Majority" is from the November 07, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Matt Viser, Elise Viebeck and Isaac Stanley-Becker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Even in Red States, Republicans Feel Free to Criticize Trump on His Taxes and Travel

    • By: Philip Rucker, Sean Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Oklahoma may be Trump country, but that did not prevent James Lankford (R), the state’s junior senator, from criticizing President Trump this week by saying he ought to “keep his promise” to release his tax returns.

    "Even in Red States, Republicans Feel Free to Criticize Trump on His Taxes and Travel" is from the April 19, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Sean Sullivan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Pure Madness’: Dark Days Inside the White House as Trump Shocks and Rages

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Inside the White House, aides over the past week have described an air of anxiety and volatility — with an uncontrollable commander in chief at its center.

    "‘Pure Madness’: Dark Days Inside the White House as Trump Shocks and Rages" is from the March 03, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump and Aides Struggle to Balance Midterm Attacks with Empathy After Synagogue Massacre

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Ahead of his Tuesday visit to Pittsburgh, President Trump and his top aides have struggled to balance their scorched-earth campaign strategy with calls for national unity following last weekend’s slaughter of 11 Jewish worshipers in a synagogue there.

    "Trump and Aides Struggle to Balance Midterm Attacks with Empathy After Synagogue Massacre" is from the October 29, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Pushing Every Button’: Trump Mobilizes the Government in Campaign’s Final Days

    • By: Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump is mobilizing the vast powers of the military and other parts of the federal government to help bolster Republican election efforts, using the office of the presidency in an attempt to dictate the campaigns’ closing themes and stoke the fears and anxieties of his supporters ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections.

    "‘Pushing Every Button’: Trump Mobilizes the Government in Campaign’s Final Days" is from the October 31, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘He Created Omarosa’: How Trump’s Protegee Turned His Tactics Against Him

    • By: Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Omarosa Manigault Newman’s new book comes with an explosive title. (“Unhinged.”) It has a healthy frisson of tension followed by a climactic reveal. (She taped her colleagues! In the White House Situation Room!) And it has just enough cliffhangers to keep viewers coming back for more. (She may or may not have heard a recording of President.......

    "‘He Created Omarosa’: How Trump’s Protegee Turned His Tactics Against Him" is from the August 14, 2018 section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ashley Parker and Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Amid a Poisonous Political Campaign, GOP Leaders Condemn Explosive Packages

    • By: Philip Rucker, David Weigel
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Republican leaders rushed Wednesday to decry the suspected explosive devices sent to three Democrats and a news network that President Trump has repeatedly demonized, saying that such acts cannot be tolerated despite the corrosive tone on the campaign trail.

    "Amid a Poisonous Political Campaign, GOP Leaders Condemn Explosive Packages" is from the October 24, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and David Weigel and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Companies That Tie Announcements to Tax Bill Earn Goodwill With Trump

    • By: Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Moments before President Trump claimed his first legislative victory, he was notified that AT&T would be investing an additional $1 billion in U.S. networks and offering its employees a one-time bonus — thanks, the company said, to the Republican tax bill.

    "Companies That Tie Announcements to Tax Bill Earn Goodwill With Trump" is from the December 22, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • 'Category 5 Hurricane': White House Under Siege by Trump Jr.'s Russia Revelations

    • By: Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The White House has been thrust into chaos after days of ever-worsening revelations about a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a lawyer characterized as representing the Russian government, as the president fumes against his enemies and senior aides circle one another with suspicion, according to top White House officials and outside advisers.

    "'Category 5 Hurricane': White House Under Siege by Trump Jr.'s Russia Revelations" is from the July 12, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘The Trauma for a Man’: Male Fury and Fear Rises in Gop in Defense of Kavanaugh

    • By: Philip Rucker, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh have sparked a wave of unbridled anger and anxiety from many Republican men, who say they are in danger of being swept up by false accusers who are biased against them.

    "‘The Trauma for a Man’: Male Fury and Fear Rises in Gop in Defense of Kavanaugh" is from the October 01, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker andRobert Costa and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Can Bernie Sanders Win over Latino Voters?

    • By: Philip Rucker
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Can Bernie Sanders Win over Latino Voters?" is from the November 10, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • White House Tensions Flare in the Open as Scaramucci Rips Priebus in Vulgar Tirade

    • By: Jenna Johnson  Philip Rucker and David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The cinematic infighting that has consumed the White House in recent days was pushed into public view on Thursday, exposing the West Wing as the political equivalent of a New York-accented reality television show that runs on a raucous mix of drama, machismo and suspicion.

    "White House Tensions Flare in the Open as Scaramucci Rips Priebus in Vulgar Tirade" is from the July 27, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jenna Johnson, Philip Rucker and David Nakamura and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • How Bernie Sanders Missed His Chance to Beat Hillary Clinton

    • By: John Wagner, Philip Rucker, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    "How Bernie Sanders Missed His Chance to Beat Hillary Clinton" is from the June 05, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by John Wagner, Philip Rucker and Robert Costa and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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