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2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., joined by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., criticizes the efforts of Republicans to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law, ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Police: Transgender teen stabbed on Metro

According to WMATA, a teenager riding on the Green Line Wednesday afternoon is in the hospital after sustaining a puncture wound to the left side of the back.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

This Nov. 5, 2013 file photo shows Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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7 hrs ago | Roll Call

In Fight for Urban Street and Curbside Space, Can Pricing Create Peace?

People order food from the BBQ Bus food truck during lunch at Farragut Square in Washington, D.C., in August 2013.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators.

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9 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

Anna, center, a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan, right, joins Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., left, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, to discuss "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" that is before the Senate.

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12 hrs ago | City Paper

Capitol Hill's Most Beautiful People Celebrate Beauty, Beautifully

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton 's legislative associate Jason Spear arrived at work Tuesday as usual.

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15 hrs ago | Free Republic

Want a Real Anti-Poverty Plan? Stop Amnesty

It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras -- while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors.

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19 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit

The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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House Social Security Hearing Opens With Plenty Of Bickering

As Americans grapple with how to prepare for retirement in the face of rising Social Security concerns , Congress had another moment of bickering on Capitol Hill.

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Russia hit by new world sanctions

The European Union and US are to impose new economic sanctions against Russia following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which has been blamed on Moscow-backed rebels in Ukraine.

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The Washington Post

Curtain falling on American Century Theater

The 2014-2015 season will be the last for the American Century Theater. The Arlington-based theater company announced last week that two decades is enough time to spend producing lesser-known American plays written in the 1900s.

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I did not know that, Whynot. Still, the bins should be marked honestly for what they are.

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The Hill Names the '50 Most Beautiful'

It's that day. That one day a year The Hill publishes its "50 Most Beautiful" list, and you can't help but laugh, just a bit.

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Incoming House Majority Whip: Obama 'Just Wants To Sit Back And Play Politics'

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to members of the media as House Speaker John Boehner listens after a leadership election at a House Republican Conference meeting on June 19, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland ... (more)

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WTOP-FM Washington

Officials closing street to remove tree from park

Transportation officials in Washington say they're closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washingtonian.com

Tree Whisperers: Meet the DC Employees Who Watch Over Our Trees | People & Politics | Washingtonian

Logan Pearce never saw the Humvee his dad blew up in, and yet he managed to absorb the mental trauma of the blast.

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Patrick Leahy To Propose Strong Curbs On NSA Phone Data Collection

A new Senate proposal to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and increase transparency about the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak.

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Free Republic

Ebola Outbreak Spins Out Of Control On Eve Of Obama’s African Summit In Washington

The Obama administration is hosting a major summit the first week of August with leaders of African nations in Washington, D.C. as the Ebola outbreak in Africa is spinning out of control.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Deal to improve veterans' health care costs $17B

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, shakes hands with House Veterans' Affairs Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, during a news conference as they outlined their agreement on a compromise plan to fix the vast health care system responsible for treating ... (more)

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