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Patrick McMahon

Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 26.


Donald Trump reportedly asked the NSA and Director of National Intelligence to undermine the FBI’s investigation into his campaign Across the U.S.A. Donald Trump reportedly asked the NSA and Director of National Intelligence to undermine the FBI’s investigation into his campaign Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:02pm, May 22
An everyday car theft got much stranger when the thieves found a body in the back of the car Crime and punishment An everyday car theft got much stranger when the thieves found a body in the back of the car Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:43pm, May 22
Sinkhole opens up at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort Across the U.S.A. Sinkhole opens up at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:25pm, May 22
Police say this iconic Blue Ridge Mountains bar didn’t just “burn down” Across the U.S.A. Police say this iconic Blue Ridge Mountains bar didn’t just “burn down” Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:35pm, May 22
Revolting video shows woman explode on a Lyft driver as she blows her nose, hits and spits Caught on video Revolting video shows woman explode on a Lyft driver as she blows her nose, hits and spits Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:43pm, May 21
Three years of sex crimes involving underage students have a teacher in a world of trouble Crime and punishment Three years of sex crimes involving underage students have a teacher in a world of trouble Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:50pm, May 21
The dumbest robbery plan ever will soon land an Ohio woman behind bars, and we can’t stop laughing What's wrong with people The dumbest robbery plan ever will soon land an Ohio woman behind bars, and we can’t stop laughing Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:40pm, May 21
A big-name hunter was crushed to death by one of the animals he was pursuing Around the world A big-name hunter was crushed to death by one of the animals he was pursuing Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:48pm, May 21
Notre Dame students leave commencement ceremony en masse to protest Vice President Mike Pence’s speech Across the U.S.A. Notre Dame students leave commencement ceremony en masse to protest Vice President Mike Pence’s speech Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:29pm, May 21
Roger Stone flips out about Trump meeting with Saudi Arabia and thinks he knows who was behind it Around the world Roger Stone flips out about Trump meeting with Saudi Arabia and thinks he knows who was behind it Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:06pm, May 21
The man who threatened to sue a first date for texting during a movie has gotten what he wanted Across the U.S.A. The man who threatened to sue a first date for texting during a movie has gotten what he wanted Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:58am, May 21
How do you flip your Range Rover in your own driveway? Ask this guy Caught on video How do you flip your Range Rover in your own driveway? Ask this guy Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:48am, May 21
Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth Crime and punishment Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:49pm, May 18
Pennsylvania officials are investigating $1 million in taxpayer funds allegedly paid in “awards” to DNC Convention planners Across the U.S.A. Pennsylvania officials are investigating $1 million in taxpayer funds allegedly paid in “awards” to DNC Convention planners Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:06pm, May 18
ABC rolls out a big bonus to “Dancing With the Stars” fans for the 2017-18 season Rare People ABC rolls out a big bonus to “Dancing With the Stars” fans for the 2017-18 season Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:05pm, May 18
Wisconsin legislature proposes harsh new penalties for people who riot and block traffic Across the U.S.A. Wisconsin legislature proposes harsh new penalties for people who riot and block traffic Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:49pm, May 18
The U.S. unveils new sanctions for an old enemy Around the world The U.S. unveils new sanctions for an old enemy Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:09pm, May 17
DHS contests news that Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke will join the Trump administration Rare Politics DHS contests news that Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke will join the Trump administration Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:47pm, May 17
Three Floridians hospitalized after a rogue F-150 cut their beach day short Across the U.S.A. Three Floridians hospitalized after a rogue F-150 cut their beach day short Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:26pm, May 17
Jason Chaffetz demands “memo” said to detail Trump’s effort to end the FBI investigation into Michael Flynn Crime and punishment Jason Chaffetz demands “memo” said to detail Trump’s effort to end the FBI investigation into Michael Flynn Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 9:34pm, May 16
Convicted murderer Dylann Roof told his defense team he’d never see execution because he’d get rescued Crime and punishment Convicted murderer Dylann Roof told his defense team he’d never see execution because he’d get rescued Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:30pm, May 16
Intelligence that Trump disclosed to Russian diplomats may have come from one of America’s closest allies National security Intelligence that Trump disclosed to Russian diplomats may have come from one of America’s closest allies Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:01pm, May 16
Pizza delivery man “rescues” stranded Amtrak passengers Across the U.S.A. Pizza delivery man “rescues” stranded Amtrak passengers Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:13pm, May 15
An SUV tore off half of this car in a freak accident that an ex-ambulance driver said was the craziest thing he’d ever seen Caught on video An SUV tore off half of this car in a freak accident that an ex-ambulance driver said was the craziest thing he’d ever seen Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:44pm, May 15
A bus full of schoolchildren flipped over in Maryland, but they had some incredible luck Across the U.S.A. A bus full of schoolchildren flipped over in Maryland, but they had some incredible luck Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:49pm, May 15
This “honest” parody of every call to your bank is spot-on Rare Humor This “honest” parody of every call to your bank is spot-on Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 7:52pm, May 13
Two California brothers accused of torturing a homeless man to death may never see the light of day again Across the U.S.A. Two California brothers accused of torturing a homeless man to death may never see the light of day again Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:50pm, May 13
An unsuspecting man gets destroyed on arena’s Kiss Cam Rare Humor An unsuspecting man gets destroyed on arena’s Kiss Cam Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:21pm, May 13
Jimmy Fallon asked for #MomQuotes, and they did not disappoint Rare Humor Jimmy Fallon asked for #MomQuotes, and they did not disappoint Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:36pm, May 13
Bill O’Reilly just got a big job offer The media Bill O’Reilly just got a big job offer Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:13pm, May 13