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National Enterprise Reporter — Washington Post

National enterprise reporter for @WashingtonPost. Contributor to @PowerPost and the Daily 202. Warning: I tweet about opera.

Watch Martin O’Malley, Rudy Giuliani talk trash about football

washingtonpost.com — For this week's Throwback Thursday, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) unearthed an old video of him and Rudy Giuliani talking trash about football. It's worth watching, if just for the 90s-kids-movie music. The clip was filmed in January 2001, before the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants met at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida for Super Bowl XXXV.

Tech: Senate poised to take up cyber bill, CBC heads to Silicon Valley

washingtonpost.com — The Senate will try to take up cybersecurity legislation next week if a planned vote to defund Planned Parenthood fails on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters Thursday.

The Daily 202: Huckabee sees opportunity to peel away Trump voters

washingtonpost.com — There is no clear heir apparent to Donald Trump's support if/when he fades. Washington Post pollster Scott Clement analyzed recent surveys to try answering my question of who the business mogul's voters would move to if he left the race. It is hard to predict definitively because the sample sizes are so small, which means large margin of errors.

Trump hires former Palin aide as political director

washingtonpost.com — Michael Glassner, a former aide to onetime GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, will join Donald Trump's campaign as national political director, the campaign announced Thursday. "I am pleased to welcome Michael Glassner to our national campaign leadership team," Trump said in a statement.
Jul 30, 2015

RT @davecclarke: Trump hires former Palin aide as political director wpo.st/7xuS0

Jul 30, 2015

Trump hires former Palin aide as political director wpo.st/7xuS0

Jul 30, 2015

Seems like a solid strategy. Trump hires former Palin aide as political director. washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost…

Scott Walker, Rick Perry cross paths at Fox News

washingtonpost.com — You never know who you'll bump into at Fox News, especially now that there are - count 'em - 17 Republican candidates for president. Such was the case for Rick Perry and Scott Walker on Thursday morning as the two met unexpectedly on the set of Fox & Friends in New York.

Wyden, Internet privacy guru, pushes back on cyber, intel bills

washingtonpost.com — Ron Wyden, happy warrior, is at it again. The Oregon Democrat is throwing sand in the gears of legislation designed to fight hackers and terrorists over concerns that the bills will limit users' privacy and free speech. With just days left before the August recess, Sen.

Tech: Clinton wants to kick ISIS off Twitter; Chinese hackers hit United Airlines

washingtonpost.com — Hillary Rodham Clinton is drawing a line in the sand when it comes to the Islamic State: She wants to kick them off Twitter. "We have got to shut down their Internet presence, which is posing the principal threat to us," Clinton said during a campaign stop in Nashua, N.H., according to the Wall Street Journal.

The Daily 202: Labor debates Hillary versus Bernie

washingtonpost.com — THE BIG IDEA: Their hearts are for Bernie, but their heads tell them to get behind Hillary. Sanders has undeniably been a more reliable ally for unions on the issues they most care about, especially trade. Though many leaders view Clinton warily, they recognize that she is the overwhelming frontrunner and see her as their best bet to hold the White House.
Jul 30, 2015

HOT ON THE LEFT, according to @PowerPost: Drudge Report asks whether Pope Francis is the “antichrist.” wapo.st/1Jxz9U0

Democratic senators are loving the shruggie right now

washingtonpost.com — Floor charts, meet emoticons. The Senate is trying hard to stay current, and nowhere was that more evident this week than on the floor, where Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) used shrug symbols to criticize Republicans on climate change. Don't know the shruggie?

Fattah indicted, gives up Approps post

washingtonpost.com — A senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee was charged with corruption for allegedly taking a secret $1 million loan during his 2007 campaign for Philadelphia mayor and seeking to repay it with federal grant funds. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) was charged with 29 counts, including bribery, bank fraud and racketeering.
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Jul 23, 2015

That thing when you google someone you admire professionally and end up browsing their wedding gift registry from two years ago

Jul 17, 2015

RT @pkcapitol: Do they balconies in his federal prison, and will he threaten to throw people off of them? twitter.com/Phil_Mattingly…

Jul 15, 2015

Read this from @AlyssaRosenberg if you're a DC person who struggles to explain why you don't like West Wing washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/…

Jul 15, 2015

"but I would recommend not putting her in charge of the website or databases" 2/2 washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost…

Jul 15, 2015

Issa on Tavenner to AHIP: “I will leave it to the expertise of the insurance industry whether there was a better pick for the position" 1/2

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