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What a prize: Julie Mason’s top political stories

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this past week and like most everyone else in news and politics, Julie Mason was geeked up waiting to hear if the Washington Post and Guardian newspapers would win for their coverage of Edward Snowden’s … Continued

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General misbehavior: Julie Mason’s top political stories

This past week in politics on the Press Pool with Julie Mason was rich with prison stories, heavy tattoos, Cosmo centerfolds and an absconding first lady. Julie chatted with M.J. Lee of Politico on M.J.’s exclusive jailhouse interview with the … Continued

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Libido edition: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week!

So much for the Republican Party unifying behind an establishment vision of outreach and inclusion. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee unleashed a rant on the Republican National Committee winter meeting that blew up the collective skirts of Washington, and momentarily … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top political stories of the week

This week in the Press Pool with Julie Mason, we talked about the surveillance state, Jersey vengeance, Clinton vengeance, and the written works of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Although we’re more than two years out from the next presidential election, so … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., SiriusXM is ringing in a series of special programming on the brink of the nationwide holiday. The Press Pool — Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration This year marks the 50th … Continued

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Best of 2013: Julie Mason’s top political stories of the year

What a year! So many debacles to choose from. What was the criteria for this list, you ask? Just whatever we geeked out on the most this past year in the Press Pool. Our rule: If politicians can’t be honest, … Continued

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Julie Mason’s top five political stories of the week!

Here are some of our favorite political stories from the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week: A Republican congressman from the Tea Party got arrested by the feds buying coke in Washington’s Dupont Circle. Marc Caputo, political reporter for … Continued

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LISTEN: Are gay marriages more equal?

Just five days after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, the federal government has granted the first green cards based on same-sex marriages, while gay marriage ceremonies have already resumed in California. After … Continued

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LISTEN: Will the Republican Party Tear Itself Apart Over NSA Leak?

Edward Snowden has been called everything from a hero to a narcissist by Republicans and Democrats alike for his decision to leak information about NSA surveillance to The Guardian and The Washington Post. Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast debates the ramifications … Continued