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Obama calls Prince, who performed a secret White House show, a 'creative icon'

April 22, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama praised Prince as a “creative icon” on Thursday, marking the death of the legendary pop singer who just last summer rocked the White House in a secret show for Obama and his wife, two of his biggest fans.
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Gwen Ifill answers your questions on Facebook as Washington Week starts our 50th year on TV!

February 25, 2016
As Washington Week kicks off our 50th year on TV, Gwen Ifill answered your questions on Facebook Live on Thursday. She answered your questions about politics, media and even looked back at her favorite memory with Washington Week.
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Trump’s latest targets: New Hampshire’s largest paper and its favorite candidate, Christie

December 29, 2015
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Using words such as "lowlife," "useless" and "sleaze bag," Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump lashed out Monday night at the publisher of New Hampshire's largest newspaper for comparing him to a movie bad guy and for endorsing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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How Zuckerberg and Chan just changed big charitable giving

December 2, 2015
Following the birth of their daughter Max, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have announced they will donate 99 percent of their wealth to charity. The money will be managed by a limited liability corporation called the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and will focus on health and education. Gwen Ifill discusses the move with Stacy Palmer of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
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