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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.

Investigators release the Las Vegas mass shooting report — with lots of pictures and every gun he had Rare News Investigators release the Las Vegas mass shooting report — with lots of pictures and every gun he had , Rare Staff 4:28pm, January 19
The House has passed a short-term spending bill, but the hardest part starts now The House has passed a short-term spending bill, but the hardest part starts now , Rare Staff 9:21pm, January 18
Should women vote? A politician is doing major damage control after apparently suggesting no God Bless America Should women vote? A politician is doing major damage control after apparently suggesting no , Rare Staff 5:10pm, January 18
The details of a grandmother’s alleged murder by her own nurse’s aid aren’t just bad – they’re evil What's wrong with people The details of a grandmother’s alleged murder by her own nurse’s aid aren’t just bad – they’re evil , Rare Staff 10:14pm, January 17
In a new interview, Trump says why he’ll never sit down with North Korea–and how Russia is a big problem Rare News In a new interview, Trump says why he’ll never sit down with North Korea–and how Russia is a big problem , Rare Staff 3:59pm, January 17
Hackers took over the Twitter accounts of two former Fox News hosts – and are now using them to get to Trump Rare News Hackers took over the Twitter accounts of two former Fox News hosts – and are now using them to get to Trump , Rare Staff 9:04pm, January 16
A “contraceptive” app may be in trouble after dozens say they were left with a most unfortunate side effect Rare News A “contraceptive” app may be in trouble after dozens say they were left with a most unfortunate side effect , Rare Staff 4:21pm, January 16
An explosion like a “huge bomb” has leveled buildings in Belgium — here’s what we know Around the world An explosion like a “huge bomb” has leveled buildings in Belgium — here’s what we know , Rare Staff 5:25pm, January 15
Kim Jong-un’s handpicked girl band could perform at the Olympics — and we’re intrigued Rare News Kim Jong-un’s handpicked girl band could perform at the Olympics — and we’re intrigued , Rare Staff 4:07pm, January 15
Just-released footage shows an MSNBC host asking for his “Bill Cosby pill” before interviewing Hillary Clinton Caught on video Just-released footage shows an MSNBC host asking for his “Bill Cosby pill” before interviewing Hillary Clinton , Rare Staff 9:40pm, January 12
White House releases results of Trump’s medical exam, and no, he’s not going anywhere Rare Politics White House releases results of Trump’s medical exam, and no, he’s not going anywhere , Rare Staff 7:59pm, January 12
The case of 65 people arrested for one ounce of marijuana just took a big turn Crime and punishment The case of 65 people arrested for one ounce of marijuana just took a big turn , Rare Staff 5:03pm, January 12
A woman hit a man and kept driving even as he died embedded in her windshield, according to police Across the U.S.A. A woman hit a man and kept driving even as he died embedded in her windshield, according to police , Rare Staff 9:40pm, January 11
The House just voted to reauthorize FISA; why is it so controversial? Rare News The House just voted to reauthorize FISA; why is it so controversial? , Rare Staff 1:54pm, January 11
A fisherman’s sudden disappearance during a bass fishing tournament has ended in tragedy Rare News A fisherman’s sudden disappearance during a bass fishing tournament has ended in tragedy , Rare Staff 3:36pm, January 10
Crazy footage from an iced-over Knoxville highway proves that bridges really do freeze Caught on video Crazy footage from an iced-over Knoxville highway proves that bridges really do freeze , Rare Staff 9:38pm, January 9
President Donald Trump signs an executive order to fight one of the biggest killers of American veterans Rare News President Donald Trump signs an executive order to fight one of the biggest killers of American veterans , Rare Staff 3:18pm, January 9
Another sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty has been identified — and his killer is on the run Rare News Another sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty has been identified — and his killer is on the run , Rare Staff 3:24pm, January 8
A mom wept as she learned how long she’ll be away from her son after abandoning him in a freezing car overnight Crime and punishment A mom wept as she learned how long she’ll be away from her son after abandoning him in a freezing car overnight , Rare Staff 9:48pm, January 5
There’s new trouble for a paramedic charged with helping himself to an unconscious seizure victim What's wrong with people There’s new trouble for a paramedic charged with helping himself to an unconscious seizure victim , Rare Staff 8:10pm, January 5
James Comey’s first draft of the memo that absolved Hillary Clinton was just released – look at these edits Rare Politics James Comey’s first draft of the memo that absolved Hillary Clinton was just released – look at these edits , Rare Staff 9:33pm, January 4
After a cold snap, Florida is waking up to thousands of scaly surprises Across the U.S.A. After a cold snap, Florida is waking up to thousands of scaly surprises , Rare Staff 3:56pm, January 4
There’s been another accidental police shooting out of Wichita, and this time the victim is just a little girl Rare News There’s been another accidental police shooting out of Wichita, and this time the victim is just a little girl , Rare Staff 10:00pm, January 3
President Donald Trump responds to Kim Jong-un’s “launch button” brag with a brag of his own Rare News President Donald Trump responds to Kim Jong-un’s “launch button” brag with a brag of his own , Rare Staff 8:45pm, January 2
“The View” has a pretty crazy theory about why Trump won’t tweet about them The media “The View” has a pretty crazy theory about why Trump won’t tweet about them , Rare Staff 3:49pm, January 2
Hundreds of thousands in political cash flowed to lawyers to solicit sexual harassment victims Rare News Hundreds of thousands in political cash flowed to lawyers to solicit sexual harassment victims , Rare Staff 5:00pm, January 1
The shooter who fired 100 rounds on police in Colorado has been identified – and the killer’s motive is clear Rare News The shooter who fired 100 rounds on police in Colorado has been identified – and the killer’s motive is clear , Rare Staff 1:40pm, January 1
Infamously creepy man known as the “Piggyback Bandit” is arrested again for what he allegedly did to a 14-year-old in public at a major airport What's wrong with people Infamously creepy man known as the “Piggyback Bandit” is arrested again for what he allegedly did to a 14-year-old in public at a major airport , Rare Staff 6:34pm, December 31
A sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty in Colorado has been identified Rare News A sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty in Colorado has been identified , Rare Staff 5:10pm, December 31
The owner of a $1.5 million antique Navajo blanket says the wealth came at a price Rare News The owner of a $1.5 million antique Navajo blanket says the wealth came at a price , Rare Staff 4:02pm, December 31