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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.


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
Here’s what a 24-year Carrier employee said to Donald Trump and Mike Pence after they saved his job Rare News Here’s what a 24-year Carrier employee said to Donald Trump and Mike Pence after they saved his job , Rare Staff 12:11pm, December 1
Charlotte’s district attorney has announced the charging decision for the officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott Rare News Charlotte’s district attorney has announced the charging decision for the officer who shot Keith Lamont Scott , Rare Staff 4:58pm, November 30
A German charity just began a crusade against “ungodly Santas” Around the world A German charity just began a crusade against “ungodly Santas” , Rare Staff 2:11pm, November 30
How did this thief get away with $1.6 million in broad daylight? Caught on video How did this thief get away with $1.6 million in broad daylight? , Rare Staff 11:32am, November 30
The Tennessee wildfires just took yet another tragic turn: “It’s the apocalypse” The Tennessee wildfires just took yet another tragic turn: “It’s the apocalypse” , Rare Staff 5:09pm, November 29
Charlie Sheen had this to say to hero officer who stopped the OSU attack Rare People Charlie Sheen had this to say to hero officer who stopped the OSU attack , Rare Staff 3:22pm, November 29
This intense footage shows a man evacuating through the Gatlinburg inferno This intense footage shows a man evacuating through the Gatlinburg inferno , Rare Staff 1:25pm, November 29
Video has surfaced of the final minutes aboard the doomed Medellin flight Video has surfaced of the final minutes aboard the doomed Medellin flight , Rare Staff 12:12pm, November 29
Great Again? Major economic group predicts enormous growth under Trump Business Great Again? Major economic group predicts enormous growth under Trump , Rare Staff 6:21pm, November 28
Looming Affordable Care Act repeal has coal miners worried Rare News Looming Affordable Care Act repeal has coal miners worried , Rare Staff 4:57pm, November 28
The campaign is over, and Donald Trump has released a new red hat Rare News The campaign is over, and Donald Trump has released a new red hat , Rare Staff 1:30pm, November 28
What Colin Kaepernick wore to a press conference in Miami came back to haunt him Across the U.S.A. What Colin Kaepernick wore to a press conference in Miami came back to haunt him , Rare Staff 11:27am, November 28
Well, well, well, look who’s celebrating a Trump appointment Rare News Well, well, well, look who’s celebrating a Trump appointment , Rare Staff 4:26pm, November 23
Gayle King gave an inside scoop on Trump’s media “slapdown” Rare News Gayle King gave an inside scoop on Trump’s media “slapdown” , Rare Staff 11:56am, November 23
Food writer loves this addition to mashed potatoes yet also calls it a “real crime” Rare Life Food writer loves this addition to mashed potatoes yet also calls it a “real crime” , Rare Staff 4:48pm, November 22
Horror in a house of faith: drowning in California church “not accidental” Crime and punishment Horror in a house of faith: drowning in California church “not accidental” , Rare Staff 2:38pm, November 22
He stole $90,000—and now an Alabama thief is on the run What's wrong with people He stole $90,000—and now an Alabama thief is on the run , Rare Staff 12:04pm, November 22
Brooklyn ISIS supporter arrested for planning attack on American landmark Rare News Brooklyn ISIS supporter arrested for planning attack on American landmark , Rare Staff 6:08pm, November 21