‘When you lose that power’: How John Kelly faded as White House disciplinarian 

The chief of staff grew so frustrated when President Trump fired the Veteran Affairs secretary that other Cabinet members tried to calm him, according to people with knowledge of the incident. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Why Hamas is protesting in Gaza — and why it will continue

Large marches are scheduled until May 15. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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PATRIOTISM IN HOLLYWOOD

I don’t watch much television, but when I do, old movies have always fascinated me.  It’s a window into a previous period and its popular culture.  It’s interesting because it enriches one’s perspective as to the generational shifts that take place.  We can learn a great deal about ourselves today by examining what we were…

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Malala is building more schools in Pakistan. That's not likely to reduce support for extremism.

Pakistan’s education system is designed to instill Islamism. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Lawmaker pulls out loaded gun during meeting with constituents

Rep. Ralph Norman, a Republican from South Carolina, set the weapon on a table to demonstrate that firearms are only dangerous in the hands of criminals, attendees say. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Resigning GOP congressman Blake Farenthold is no stranger to sex scandals

But it took the #MeToo era to finally end his career. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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As a bruising week ends, EPA's Pruitt hangs on to support from a wary White House

One industry supporter said of the EPA chief, “Nothing he has been accused of would justify to the conservative movement his removal at this point in the game.” Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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'That's bizarre': Realtors weigh in on Scott Pruitt's $50-a-night condo room deal in D.C.

Agents were asked a simple question: Would they consider $1,500 for a condo room in that area to be market rate? Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Did Scott Pruitt falsely deny knowledge of his aides' pay raises? It sure looks like it.

Pruitt repeatedly denied he knew about the raises. That doesn’t seem to be the whole truth. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The Daily 202: Koch network growing frustrated with the GOP’s 2018 agenda

The billionaire industrialists mull a strategy shift. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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