VIDEO: Baltimore aftermath: The damage left after protests

The morning after violent protests in Baltimore, firefighters, crews and neighbors worked to clean up the destruction left behind. Here’s a look at scenes from the street.

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VIDEO: Are you a member of Congress? Don’t do these things.

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) resigned from Congress amid allegations he misused funds. The Washington Post’s Ben Terris explains a few things lawmakers might want to avoid if they want to keep their seats.

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VIDEO: The price tag of political corruption

Here’s a look at five of the most notable bribery cases in politics — and how much it took for lawmakers to sell out.

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VIDEO: Late-night laughs: Measles edition

When politicians talked vaccinations during the recent measles outbreak, late-night hosts Jon Stewart, Jimmy Fallon and Conan O’Brien just had to chime in.

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VIDEO: The State of the Union, explained

The Post’s Ed O’Keefe details the pomp and circumstance of the most-watched political event of the year: the annual State of the Union address.

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VIDEO: The Congressman who created MLK Day on race relations

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) is the longest-serving Congressman and the first black member to hold that distinction. More than 50 years after the March on Washington, Conyers discusses current race relations and how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy plays a role.

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VIDEO: A look inside the $1 trillion spending bill

A $1 trillion spending bill unveiled Tuesday keeps most of the federal government funded through September. Here, The Post’s Ed O’Keefe points out a few of the most notable components of the legislation.

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VIDEO: How Hollywood portrays CIA interrogation tactics

From “24″ to “Homeland” to “Scandal,” Hollywood has its own way of portraying how the CIA interrogates terror suspects.

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VIDEO: Chuck Hagel’s biggest challenges as defense secretary

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation, stepping down under pressure from the White House. Here’s a look at how he responded to some of the biggest defense issues during his tenure.

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