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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 27.


Don’t miss a single guest on “Guy Fieri’s” insane “SNL” Christmas special Rare Humor Don’t miss a single guest on “Guy Fieri’s” insane “SNL” Christmas special , Rare Staff 5:43pm, December 13
Charges dropped against DC “Pizzagate” shooter, but things are about to get much worse for him Charges dropped against DC “Pizzagate” shooter, but things are about to get much worse for him , Rare Staff 2:29pm, December 13
Watch Josh Gallagher rock a Mellencamp classic in an unforgettable “Voice” finale Rare People Watch Josh Gallagher rock a Mellencamp classic in an unforgettable “Voice” finale , Rare Staff 1:21pm, December 13
Penn State students take down Shakespeare’s portrait in English Department building Penn State students take down Shakespeare’s portrait in English Department building , Rare Staff 12:30pm, December 13
This appalling Facebook post got a West Virginia nonprofit director suspended, but not for long What's wrong with people This appalling Facebook post got a West Virginia nonprofit director suspended, but not for long , Rare Staff 7:08am, December 13
You’ll likely be paying more at the pump next month (and next year, too) Rare News You’ll likely be paying more at the pump next month (and next year, too) , Rare Staff 7:15pm, December 12
You have one week left to see this Texas roadside landmark Across the U.S.A. You have one week left to see this Texas roadside landmark , Rare Staff 4:56pm, December 12
Not “necessarily the best” — video of Trump’s comment at the Army-Navy game has some shaking their heads Rare News Not “necessarily the best” — video of Trump’s comment at the Army-Navy game has some shaking their heads , Rare Staff 3:57pm, December 12
The last, riskiest possible challenge to Trump’s win is just days away Rare News The last, riskiest possible challenge to Trump’s win is just days away , Rare Staff 2:57pm, December 12
A source says Trump wants big names to perform at his inauguration, but he may have trouble luring them Rare News A source says Trump wants big names to perform at his inauguration, but he may have trouble luring them , Rare Staff 6:13pm, December 11
Mix a reckless teenage boy and a Ferrari, and here’s what you get Rare News Mix a reckless teenage boy and a Ferrari, and here’s what you get , Rare Staff 4:16pm, December 11
The Wells Fargo account fraud scandal may get even bigger thanks to new revelations Rare News The Wells Fargo account fraud scandal may get even bigger thanks to new revelations , Rare Staff 3:56pm, December 11
Lowe’s did something amazing for a jobless vet and his service dog Rare People Lowe’s did something amazing for a jobless vet and his service dog , Rare Staff 1:25pm, December 11
Did Russia hack to help Trump? The CIA says yes, and, unbelievably, Trump just said this in response Did Russia hack to help Trump? The CIA says yes, and, unbelievably, Trump just said this in response , Rare Staff 12:55pm, December 11
American life expectancy declines due to drugs and suicide | Rare Rare News American life expectancy declines due to drugs and suicide | Rare , Rare Staff 10:10am, December 9
Walmart to invest $1.3 billion and create 10,000 jobs — in Mexico Around the world Walmart to invest $1.3 billion and create 10,000 jobs — in Mexico , Rare Staff 5:15pm, December 8
Ohio Republicans pass "heartbeat bill" restricting abortions | Rare Rare News Ohio Republicans pass "heartbeat bill" restricting abortions | Rare , Rare Staff 4:19pm, December 8
Carrier union president says Donald Trump “lied his ass off” about saving jobs — and Trump fires back Rare News Carrier union president says Donald Trump “lied his ass off” about saving jobs — and Trump fires back , Rare Staff 7:15am, December 8
Son of “mobster” arrested again, this time for alleged racist graffiti, at SUNY Purchase College Across the U.S.A. Son of “mobster” arrested again, this time for alleged racist graffiti, at SUNY Purchase College , Rare Staff 7:08am, December 8
Apple has made over $600 million off US taxpayers since 2012 by avoiding taxes — here’s how Rare News Apple has made over $600 million off US taxpayers since 2012 by avoiding taxes — here’s how , Rare Staff 6:42pm, December 7
Trump’s pick for Homeland Security suggests he’s serious about the Mexican border Rare News Trump’s pick for Homeland Security suggests he’s serious about the Mexican border , Rare Staff 4:23pm, December 7
Donald Trump decides this Asian nation is good, takes credit for $50 billion investment toward 50,000 jobs Rare News Donald Trump decides this Asian nation is good, takes credit for $50 billion investment toward 50,000 jobs , Rare Staff 5:39pm, December 6
The Pentagon commissioned a report on waste, and what they found was so bad they tried to destroy it Rare News The Pentagon commissioned a report on waste, and what they found was so bad they tried to destroy it , Rare Staff 4:53pm, December 6
Sad! Hillary Clinton to host party and grieve with millionaire donors in one-time Trump hotel Rare News Sad! Hillary Clinton to host party and grieve with millionaire donors in one-time Trump hotel , Rare Staff 1:06pm, December 6
You’ve got to hear Madonna’s eerie live cover of a Britney Spears hit — with a political punch Rare People You’ve got to hear Madonna’s eerie live cover of a Britney Spears hit — with a political punch , Rare Staff 3:22pm, December 5
A horrifying death at an Oklahoma VA hospital may lead to criminal charges for neglect Across the U.S.A. A horrifying death at an Oklahoma VA hospital may lead to criminal charges for neglect , Rare Staff 2:45pm, December 5
A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing when it unexpectedly added a new passenger A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing when it unexpectedly added a new passenger , Rare Staff 10:52am, December 5
Here are the very best reactions to the Trump-Romney dinner this week Rare Humor Here are the very best reactions to the Trump-Romney dinner this week , Rare Staff 6:17pm, December 1
This troubled Veterans Administration hospital may have infected more than 500 veterans Rare News This troubled Veterans Administration hospital may have infected more than 500 veterans , Rare Staff 4:58pm, December 1
Bernie Sanders wants Americans to hold their applause for Trump’s Carrier “deal” for one simple reason Rare Politics Bernie Sanders wants Americans to hold their applause for Trump’s Carrier “deal” for one simple reason , Rare Staff 2:06pm, December 1