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    • The Quartermaster

    • Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army
    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Born to a well-to-do, connected family in 1816, Montgomery C. Meigs graduated from West Point as an engineer. He helped build America's forts and served under Lt. Robert E. Lee to make navigation improvements on the Mississippi River. As a young man, he designed the Washington aqueducts in a city where people were dying from contaminated water. He built the spectacular wings and the massive dome of the brand-new US Capitol.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Biography

    • By Jean on 03-09-18

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    • Conservative Nonprofit with Obscure Roots and Undisclosed Funders Paid Matthew Whitaker $1.2 Million

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr., Shawn Boburg, Aaron C. Davis
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    In the three years after he arrived in Washington in 2014, Matthew G. Whitaker received more than $1.2 million as the leader of a charity that reported having no other employees, some of the best pay of his career.

    "Conservative Nonprofit with Obscure Roots and Undisclosed Funders Paid Matthew Whitaker $1.2 Million" is from the November 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. , Shawn Boburg and Aaron C. Davis and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Fallout From Allegations of Tea Party Targeting Hamper IRS Oversight of Nonprofits

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Years of conservative attacks on the Internal Revenue Service have greatly diminished the ability of agency regulators to oversee political activity by charities and other nonprofits, documents and interviews show.

    "Fallout From Allegations of Tea Party Targeting Hamper IRS Oversight of Nonprofits" is from the December 17, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Zero Day

    • The Threat in Cyberspace
    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr., The Washington Post
    • Narrated by: Tom Pile
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than a year, Washington Post reporter Robert O'Harrow has explored the threats proliferating in our digital universe. This audiobook is a compilation of that reporting. With chapters built around real people, including hackers, security researchers, and corporate executives, this book will help regular people, lawmakers, and businesses better understand the mind-bending challenge of keeping the Internet safe from hackers and security breaches - and all-out war.

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    • Nothing new here....

    • By Betty Von Schnuuglestein on 10-27-15

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    • Trump’s 24-Year-Old Drug Policy Appointee Was Let Go at Law Firm After He ‘Just Didn’t Show’

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A former Trump campaign worker appointed at age 23 to a top position in the White House’s drug policy office had been let go from a job at a law firm because he repeatedly missed work, a partner at the firm said.

    "Trump’s 24-Year-Old Drug Policy Appointee Was Let Go at Law Firm After He ‘Just Didn’t Show’" is from the January 20, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Acting Leader Removed from Agency the White House Has Used to Provide Jobs to Trump Supporters

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The White House has removed the acting chief of a small foreign aid office less than two months after he was put in place to quell controversy over the Trump administration’s use of the agency as a source of jobs for political supporters, according to interviews and an internal email obtained by The Washington Post.

    "Acting Leader Removed from Agency the White House Has Used to Provide Jobs to Trump Supporters" is from the October 18, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How a ‘Shadow’ Universe of Charities Joined With Political Warriors to Fuel Trump’s Rise

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr., Shawn Boburg
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 21 mins
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    The crowd rose to its feet and roared its approval as Sen. Jeff Sessions bounded onto the stage at the Breakers, an exclusive resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Stephen Miller, an aide to the Alabama Republican, handed him a glass trophy honoring his bravery as a lawmaker.

    "How a ‘Shadow’ Universe of Charities Joined With Political Warriors to Fuel Trump’s Rise" is from the June 03, 2017 Investigations section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Bannon’s Multimedia Machine Drove a Movement and Paid Him Millions

    • By: Shawn Boburg, Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Stephen K. Bannon could barely finish his sentences as he implored the listeners of his Breitbart News radio show to see the new movie “Clinton Cash.”

    It was July 20, the homestretch of the 2016 presidential campaign, and Bannon was describing Bill and Hillary Clinton as “scumbags” and “bandits” who had made millions of dollars through political connections.

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    • During His Political Rise, Stephen K. Bannon Was a Man With No Fixed Address

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr., Shawn Boburg
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    He owned a house and condo in Southern California, where he had entertainment and consulting businesses, a driver’s license and a checking account. He claimed Florida as his residence, registering to vote in Miami and telling authorities he lived at the same address as his third ex-wife.

    "During His Political Rise, Stephen K. Bannon Was a Man With No Fixed Address" is from the March 11, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Appointed Leader Resigns from Foreign Aid Agency Used to Give Jobs to Trump Supporters

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    A political appointee overseeing a small foreign assistance agency that has been used by the White House as a source of jobs for Trump administration supporters is resigning, according to an email he sent to agency employees on Tuesday.

    "Appointed Leader Resigns from Foreign Aid Agency Used to Give Jobs to Trump Supporters" is from the August 15, 2018 section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Promoted Six Times and Then Fired: Inside a 24-Year-Old Political Appointee’s Wild Ride in Trump’s Washington

    • By: Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 21 mins
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    "Promoted Six Times and Then Fired: Inside a 24-Year-Old Political Appointee’s Wild Ride in Trump’s Washington" is from the June 15, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Donald Trump Jr. Stumbled While Trying to Make a Mark in the Business World

    • By: Shawn Boburg, Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Don Jr. and a business partner racked up lawsuits and tax liens in South Carolina venture.

    "Donald Trump Jr. Stumbled While Trying to Make a Mark in the Business World" is from the February 04, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Shawn Boburg and Robert O'Harrow Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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