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    • Obama to Open Post-Presidency Office in World Wildlife Fund Headquarters

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    President Obama has been determining what he’ll work on once he leaves the White House.

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    • How Is Trump Spending Thanksgiving? He Says He’s Trying to Save an Indiana Factory.

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Thanksgiving morning that he was trying to make good on a campaign promise that a Carrier air-conditioning factory in Indiana, and its 1,400 jobs, would not move to Mexico in 2019 as planned."

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    • Trump Employee Finishes D.C. Hotel, Quits the next Day

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Redeveloping the Old Post Office Pavilion would have been difficult under any circumstances. Partly empty and rarely visited on Pennsylvania Avenue NW for decades, the 117-year-old building was badly in need of updates, and Congress was pressuring the federal government to put it back to productive use. Further controversy ensued when Donald Trump’s company was selected for the project four years ago.

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    • Inside the Opulent New Trump International Hotel in Washington

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell, Drew Harwell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "Inside the Opulent New Trump International Hotel in Washington" is from the September 12, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jonathan O'Connell and Drew Harwell and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump Sons, Planning Expansion of Family Business, Look to Leverage Campaign Experience

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold, Matea Gold
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Donald Trump’s adult sons, who are overseeing a nationwide expansion of the family business during their father’s presidency, are envisioning ways that their experiences from the campaign trail can help them establish a footing in dozens of new markets.

    "Trump Sons, Planning Expansion of Family Business, Look to Leverage Campaign Experience" is from the March 04, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jonathan O'Connell, David A. Fahrenthold and Matea Gold and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • For Foreign Diplomats, Trump Hotel Is Place to Be

    • By: Jonathan O'Connell, Mary Jordan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    About 100 foreign diplomats, from Brazil to Turkey, gathered at the Trump International Hotel this week to sip Trump-branded champagne, dine on sliders and hear a sales pitch about the U.S. president-elect’s newest hotel.

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    • Workers at Trump’s Washington Hotel Vote to Join Union, Setting Stage for Labor Duel

    • By: Drew Harwell, Jonathan O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Workers at President Trump’s Washington hotel have voted to join one of America’s leading labor unions, setting the stage for potentially tense labor negotiations at one of Trump’s most high-profile businesses a few blocks from the White House.

    "Workers at Trump’s Washington Hotel Vote to Join Union, Setting Stage for Labor Duel" is from the January 31, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Drew Harwell and Jonathan O'Connell and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Family’s Elaborate Lifestyle Is a ‘Logistical Nightmare’ — at Taxpayer Expense

    • By: Drew Harwell, Amy Brittain, Jonathan O'Connell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Barely a month into the Trump presidency, the unusually elaborate lifestyle of America’s new first family is straining the Secret Service and security officials, stirring financial and logistical concerns in several local communities, and costing far beyond what has been typical for past presidents — a price tag that, based on past assessments of presidential travel and security costs, could balloon into the hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of a four-year term.

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