Niraj Chokshi

Washington Post

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Reporter for the Washington Post's GovBeat, the Post's state and local policy blog

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The Pentagon has been criticized for “militarizing” local police departments by handing out surplus equipment.

Schools Receive Military Equipment

The Pentagon has been criticized for “militarizing” local police departments by handing out surplus equipment.

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More than 700 people face federal charges for storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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