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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.


NBC announces consequences for the “SNL” writer who called Barron Trump a “homeschool shooter” Rare News NBC announces consequences for the “SNL” writer who called Barron Trump a “homeschool shooter” , Rare Staff 5:09pm, January 23
Trucker completely loses his marbles near Indianapolis Across the U.S.A. Trucker completely loses his marbles near Indianapolis , Rare Staff 4:35pm, January 23
Graffiti writers in this city have to worry about the grammar police, too Crime and punishment Graffiti writers in this city have to worry about the grammar police, too , Rare Staff 3:14pm, January 23
Carly Fiorina denounces Women’s March and organizers for banning pro-lifers Across the U.S.A. Carly Fiorina denounces Women’s March and organizers for banning pro-lifers , Rare Staff 6:48pm, January 22
Three states say Trump hasn’t filed paperwork to transfer control of his companies Rare News Three states say Trump hasn’t filed paperwork to transfer control of his companies , Rare Staff 5:54pm, January 22
Philly teachers introduce Black Lives Matter content into lesson plans, curricula Rare News Philly teachers introduce Black Lives Matter content into lesson plans, curricula , Rare Staff 4:03pm, January 22
Almost a year after being called “a pawn,” Pope Francis urges patience on Trump in new interview Around the world Almost a year after being called “a pawn,” Pope Francis urges patience on Trump in new interview , Rare Staff 3:05pm, January 22
Final counts are in — here’s how many were arrested at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington The media Final counts are in — here’s how many were arrested at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington , Rare Staff 1:01pm, January 22
If you were related to the president, would you attend a giant protest against him? Across the U.S.A. If you were related to the president, would you attend a giant protest against him? , Rare Staff 11:15am, January 22
Legalization activists smoke up and stand out at Trump Inauguration Issues Legalization activists smoke up and stand out at Trump Inauguration , Rare Staff 2:31pm, January 20
Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles covered the road — and that’s not even the weirdest part. Across the U.S.A. Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles covered the road — and that’s not even the weirdest part. , Rare Staff 7:08pm, January 19
Not just blowing smoke: Legalization activists have ambitious plans for Trump presidency Issues Not just blowing smoke: Legalization activists have ambitious plans for Trump presidency , Rare Staff 4:45pm, January 19
After more than ten years, NBC brings back one of their funniest, smartest comedies” Rare People After more than ten years, NBC brings back one of their funniest, smartest comedies” , Rare Staff 11:01pm, January 18
American Airlines’ new low-cost class will help you forget you once enjoyed air travel Business American Airlines’ new low-cost class will help you forget you once enjoyed air travel , Rare Staff 6:46pm, January 18
D.C.’s Trump International Hotel has banned these people from the premises Rare News D.C.’s Trump International Hotel has banned these people from the premises , Rare Staff 4:02pm, January 18
Lamar Odom got sober, and here’s what he’s ready to do next Rare People Lamar Odom got sober, and here’s what he’s ready to do next , Rare Staff 12:30am, January 18
Putting the “pawn” in “Pawnee?” State parks look for commercial funding as budgets evaporate Science and nature Putting the “pawn” in “Pawnee?” State parks look for commercial funding as budgets evaporate , Rare Staff 6:52pm, January 17
Rick Santorum will be on your TV soon The media Rick Santorum will be on your TV soon , Rare Staff 3:13pm, January 17
A kid’s cymbal broke during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and he handled it flawlessly Rare Humor A kid’s cymbal broke during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and he handled it flawlessly , Rare Staff 6:29pm, January 15
This Congressman had over a hundred voters waiting to talk to him and deserted them in a Lexus Across the U.S.A. This Congressman had over a hundred voters waiting to talk to him and deserted them in a Lexus , Rare Staff 6:04pm, January 15
Here’s what happened to Martin Shkreli when he attended a protest that was cancelled for his own safety Rare People Here’s what happened to Martin Shkreli when he attended a protest that was cancelled for his own safety , Rare Staff 3:50pm, January 15
President Obama discusses eight years of Democratic Party losses and his surprise at the 2016 election Rare News President Obama discusses eight years of Democratic Party losses and his surprise at the 2016 election , Rare Staff 2:34pm, January 15
After a Mustang driver got stuck on train tracks, four people saved a life Across the U.S.A. After a Mustang driver got stuck on train tracks, four people saved a life , Rare Staff 1:05pm, January 15
A Nevada woman is dead, and her hospital was powerless to help her Health and medicine A Nevada woman is dead, and her hospital was powerless to help her , Rare Staff 12:12pm, January 15
Paul Ryan defends ending Obamacare, despite no public replacement plan Health and medicine Paul Ryan defends ending Obamacare, despite no public replacement plan , Rare Staff 11:58pm, January 12
Investigation launched into DOJ, FBI actions around 2016 election Crime and punishment Investigation launched into DOJ, FBI actions around 2016 election , Rare Staff 2:16pm, January 12
Beverly Hills to make decision on Taylor Swift’s newest home this week Rare People Beverly Hills to make decision on Taylor Swift’s newest home this week , Rare Staff 1:57am, January 12
Trump’s struggles with the A-List go all the way to E Street Rare Politics Trump’s struggles with the A-List go all the way to E Street , Rare Staff 10:53pm, January 11
What else would Taco Bell wrap the “Naked Chicken Chalupa” with? Rare News What else would Taco Bell wrap the “Naked Chicken Chalupa” with? , Rare Staff 8:31pm, January 11
Is Trump’s “germaphobe” defense any good? Rare News Is Trump’s “germaphobe” defense any good? , Rare Staff 2:34pm, January 11