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17 min ago | The Washington Post

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) provides climate costs talking points

Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray discuss their initial meeting at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 17, 2013 in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Global Warming, Washington Post, Publishing

4 hrs ago | City Paper

The Needle: Richmond Goes Hollywood

Just Another Earthquake-Sex Joke: The Washington Post 's live blog of the ongoing proceedings of the federal corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife could be the best thing on the Internet this week.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Tobacco, Star Scientific

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Iowa Dems propose changes to caucus system

At a community center in downtown Rock Rapids, Iowa, Carol Hill, former Precinct 7 Republican chairwoman, greets caucus participants as she sets up, and plans before the evening caucuses on Jan. 3, 2012.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Rock Rapids, IA, Washington Post, Publishing, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

What to expect in 95 Express Lanes work zone

The work zone for the express lanes is in the middle of I-95 in Northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Washington Post, Publishing, Virginia Government, Sports

17 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Iran's Regime Likes the Washington Post's Op-Ed Space, but Not Its Reporter

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Anthony Bourdain, Life, Food, Chefs, Journalism, Activism

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Game over: The pinball wizard and his lost dream of a Washington museum

At one point, David Silverman owned 900 pinball machines. But then the games that brought him joy became a burden.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax Live

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Ted Cruz denies he worked against House GOP border bill

As House Republicans struggled Thursday to rally behind legislation to address the influx of illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, Sen. Ted Cruz , a tea party favorite who has close ties to House conservatives, dismissed talk that he was partly responsible for the GOP's stumble.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Illegal Immigration, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing

The Washington Post

Montgomery County cab drivers join forces with National Taxi Workers Alliance

Montgomery County taxi drivers protested in front of a county office building in Rockville last year.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Washington Post, Publishing, Business News

The Washington Post

Will dog owners spend any amount on their pets? Probably.

Ruby, a Beagle Chihuahua mix is run on the treadmill as Sofie, a Weimaraner, looks on.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Ohio

The Washington Post

7 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Aug. 1-3

Derek E. Miller and Alexis Krauss of indie-rock duo Sleigh Bells are part of the Mad Decent bill .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Sleigh Bells, Ice-T, Rap, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, Entertainment

SFGate

Louisiana Republican Flees Interview When Asked About Obama's Birthplace

A Republican congressional candidate fled her interview with a major election-forecasting group after being asked why she believed global warming was a hoax and whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States, according to a new report in The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

City Paper

Marion Barry's Autobiography: The Secret Chapter

Marion Barry 's recent autobiography Mayor for Life earned mixed reviews, thanks in part to its failure to really face all of Barry's misdeeds.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Wonkbook: After the VA deal, Congress is back to bickering about the border crisis

Wonkbook's Number of the Day: 64.8 percent. That's the homeownership rate in America, the lowest rate since 1995.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

Media Matters: The Washington Post Is 'Obsessed' With Hillary Clinton's Wealth

Liberal watchdog group Media Matters published a piece on Monday accusing Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza of having a "fixation" with Hillary Clinton's wealth.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Examiner.com

Jesse Ventura awarded $1.84 million in lawsuit against murdered Navy SEAL

Jesse Ventura's attorney wants 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle's widow to proceed as the defendant in a defamation suit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

WPTV Local News

Big waves in Arctic Ocean threaten polar ice

Parts of the Arctic Ocean are seeing bigger waves than they've ever seen before - mainly because they used to be covered in ice.

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The Washington Post

Nightlife Agenda: Rickeys, Wonderland and a dance party in Rock Creek Park

Wonderland Ballroom, which became known for its electric DJ nights and cheap happy hours in the mid-2000s, celebrates its 10th anniversary this week.

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Related Topix: Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, Washington Post, Publishing, Family, Kids, Sports

Russia Taday

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases

Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

ABC2 Maryland

Bid process underway for Purple Line light rail

The process for companies to prepare bids to build and operate the 16-mile Purple Line light rail has formally begun.

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Related Topix: Maryland

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