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This is not a political diary, so my apologies for that, but many are familiar with the DC area, so that's why I wrote this diary.
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The focus in the Congress this week is on getting a few things done before the annual summer break for lawmakers, as after this Friday, the House and Senate won't be in legislative session again until after Labor Day, what's known in Washington, D.C. as the August Recess.
House Speaker John Boehner speaks before signing the bipartisan legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
For many of us who served in his office, he was truly the father to all of Samoa; when we talk amongst ourselves in Samoan we'd say, "le Toeaina", or in our usual Washington, DC jargon it was "Boss" and knew exactly who we were referring to or simply, "the Senator".
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. embassy in strife-torn Libya was evacuated early Saturday, under cover of American warplanes and spy aircraft.
U.S. Sen. John Walsh is backtracking on earlier statements suggesting post-traumatic stress disorder from his Iraq War military service played a role in why he plagiarized his masters' thesis in 2007.
On Thursday, speaking in front of a packed house at a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C., Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled his latest plan to overhaul how the federal government addresses poverty.
Smith brings 29 years of experience with Hyatt to his new role at Grand Hyatt Washington, having started his career in 1985 at Hyatt Regency Crystal City.
President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.
With less than two weeks until Congress departs Washington, D.C. for its summer break, Republicans and Democrats are battling over how to best stop the flood of illegal immigrants from Central America crossing over the Texas-Mexico border.
In this May 15, 2014, file photo, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a committee hearing to examine the state of Veterans Affairs health care.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks with reporters about the border crisis, veterans' health care, and future funding, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Carlos, the American Humane Association's "military hero dog of the year," seems less than enthused as his person, Ruby Ridpath, talks at a Capitol Hill event on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Washington, D.C. At least it couldn't hurt.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., speaks during a press conference after meeting with fellow Democratic Senators, on Capitol Hill, July 9, 2013, in Washington, D.C. On the spectrum of hypothetical 2016 presidential candidacies, the @DraftJoeManchin Twitter movement, if you can call it that, is the elephant in the room of dark horses.
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