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    • Drug Executives Express Regret over Opioid Crisis, One Tells Congress His Company Contributed to the Epidemic

    • By: Katie Zezima, Scott Higham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The head of a major pharmaceutical distributor apologized before Congress on Tuesday for not doing more to stop the shipment of millions of powerful prescription opioids to pharmacies in two small West Virginia towns, while another industry leader admitted that his company contributed to the nation’s opioid crisis.

    "Drug Executives Express Regret over Opioid Crisis, One Tells Congress His Company Contributed to the Epidemic" is from the May 08, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Zezima and Scott Higham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How Rubio Helped His Ex-Con Brother-In-Law Acquire a Real Estate License

    • By: Scott Higham, Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "How Rubio Helped His Ex-Con Brother-In-Law Acquire a Real Estate License" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Scott Higham and Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Associates of Russia's Putin Had $2 Billion in Offshore Accounts, Report Says

    • By: Scott Higham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Associates of Russia's Putin Had $2 Billion in Offshore Accounts, Report Says" is from the April 03, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Scott Higham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘We Feel Like Our System Was Hijacked’: DEA Agents Say a Huge Opioid Case Ended in a Whimper

    • By: Lenny Bernstein, Scott Higham
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 21 mins
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    After two years of painstaking investigation, David Schiller and the rest of the Drug Enforcement Administration team he supervised were ready to move on the biggest opioid distribution case in U.S. history.

    "‘We Feel Like Our System Was Hijacked’: DEA Agents Say a Huge Opioid Case Ended in a Whimper" is from the December 17, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • New Drug Law Makes it ‘Harder for Us to do Our Jobs,’ Former DEA Officials Say

    • By: Scott Higham, Lenny Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    A new law supported by opioid distributors and manufacturers is making it increasingly difficult to hold companies accountable when they run afoul of the nation’s drug laws, according to recently retired Drug Enforcement Administration investigators on the front lines of the war against opioids.

    "New Drug Law Makes it ‘Harder for Us to do Our Jobs,’ Former DEA Officials Say" is from the December 15, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Scott Higham and Lenny Bernstein and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Democracy Inc.

    • How Members of Congress Have Cashed in on Their Jobs
    • By: David S. Fallis, Scott Higham, Dan Keating, and others
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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    Have lawmakers helped themselves while helping the country? After the nation's financial crisis led Congress to unprecedented economic intervention, The Washington Post began an investigation that pierced the secrecy of the deeply flawed financial disclosure system that governs the 535 men and women who draft the nation's laws. Members of Congress directed millions of dollars to infrastructure projects near their residences and businesses, in some cases paving roads in front of their houses.

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    • This Company’s Drugs Helped Fuel Florida’s Opioid Crisis. But the Government Struggled to Hold It Accountable.

    • By: Lenny Bernstein, Scott Higham
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Sixty-six percent of all oxycodone sold in Florida came from this company. But the DEA’s case against it faltered.

    "This Company’s Drugs Helped Fuel Florida’s Opioid Crisis. But the Government Struggled to Hold It Accountable." is from the April 02, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Drug Industry Hired Dozens of Officials From the DEA as the Agency Tried to Curb Opioid Abuse

    • By: Scott Higham, Lenny Bernstein, Steven Rich, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Pharmaceutical companies that manufacture or distribute highly addictive pain pills have hired dozens of officials from the top levels of the Drug Enforcement Administration during the past decade, according to a Washington Post investigation.

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    • Uneven Justice

    • By: Marc Fisher, Scott Higham, Derek Hawkins
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 25 mins
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    In 2015, The Washington Post launched an unprecedented effort to account for every fatal shooting by an officer of the law. Their study has motivated the FBI to action, and changed the way we think of those who serve and protect. After a police officer shot and killed a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, the media began to pay greater attention to deadly interactions between black men and the law.

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    • Trump Says Drug Czar Nominee Tom Marino Is Withdrawing After Washington Post/'60 Minutes' Investigation

    • By: Anne Gearan, Lenny Bernstein, Scott Higham, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Trump on Tuesday said his nominee to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration for the job — a move that comes in the wake of a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” investigation detailing how the lawmaker helped steer legislation through Congress that weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to go after drug distributors, even as opioid-related deaths continue to rise.

    "Trump Says Drug Czar Nominee Tom Marino Is Withdrawing After Washington Post/'60 Minutes' Investigation" is from the October 17, 2017 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anne Gearan, Lenny Bernstein, Scott Higham and Ed O'Keefe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over The DEA

    • By: Scott Higham, Lenny Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 41 mins
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    By 2016, the opioid war had claimed 200,000 lives, more than three times the number of U.S. military deaths in the Vietnam War. Overdose deaths continue to rise. There is no end in sight.

    "The Drug Industry’s Triumph Over The DEA" is from the October 15, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Scott Higham and Lenny Bernstein and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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