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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.


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 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 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