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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

D.C.'s first major-pulpit married gay rabbi wants to create haven for everyone

Rabbi Adam Rosenwasser just became the first rabbi hired in Washington to fill a major pulpit who is married to someone of the same-gender.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Washington, DC, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Chevy Chase (Washington, DC), Publishing, Religion, Judaism

5 hrs ago | NH Insider

Guinta For Congress - Shea-Porter's Ties to President Obama and Nancy ...

On September 12, 2013, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter voted against a simple piece of legislation that required income verification to receive ObmaCare subsidies.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Publishing, Republican, Representative Frank Guinta

9 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Woman gets 4 years for stealing $5M from nonprofit

A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.


Related Topix: Upper Marlboro, MD, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

13 hrs ago | Russia Taday

'Slam dunk journalism' or propaganda warfare?

Since 1996 he has been sending his daily newsletter, Johnson's Russia List, to thousands of subscribers - foreign policy experts, diplomats, businessmen, and scholars around the world who use his materials as their main source of information on foreign and specifically US - Russia affairs.


Related Topix: Publishing, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

17 hrs ago |

Guilty! CNN's Chris Cuomo Slams Jon Stewart As a Pretend Newsman ...

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo talks tough, but is very sensitive to criticism, fighting with critics on Twitter and elsewhere.


Related Topix: Publishing, Blog News

19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

LivingSocial's losses narrow in the second quarter

District-based deal purveyor LivingSocial narrowed its losses in the second quarter of the year, regulatory filings show, after enduring financial struggles that included steep losses, business closures and layoffs.


Related Topix: LivingSocial, Amazon, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Business News

23 hrs ago | Russia Taday

White House and Senate close to agreement on curbing NSA spying

Even with the start of a month-long congressional recess only two weeks away, lawmakers in the United States Senate may soon vote on a long-awaited surveillance reform bill before heading home for the rest of summer.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, The Washington Post Company

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Al Jazeera

Tehran 'detains three US-Iranian journalists'

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Activism

The Washington Post


Allan Hurst, 53, had to appeal to state officials to get his insurer to pay for hepatitis C treatments.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medicaid

Russia Taday

President Darth Vader? Americans prefer Star Wars characters over Obama and 2016 hopefuls

"President Darth Vader" is probably never going to appear in any United States history books, but polling figures suggest that the Sith lord of Star Wars lore is more popular than any actual likely 2016 oval office candidates.


Related Topix: Publishing, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Rick Perry, US Governors, Mike Huckabee


What Did He Know, and...

During the Senate hearings into what had already become known as "Watergate," the leading Republican on the panel, Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee asked of witnesses "What did the President know and when did he know it?" "The President," in that construct, was Richard Nixon but in the ensuing 41 years, Senator Baker's question has been asked of many ... (more)


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, Pennsylvania, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Opinion

The Washington Post

D.C. students a meet Washingtona to learn about careers

Middle school students from Browne Education Campus look at an architect's model under glass during a field trip to the National Museum of African American History construction site on Tuesday in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Education Etc., African-American, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Education

Deming Headlight

Lee Hamilton Commentary: Why incumbents keep getting reelected

It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelly: A big thank you to everyone who donated to Send a Kid to Camp

Thank you. When the last penny had been counted, readers of The Washington Post had contributed $330,963.53 to this year's Send a Kid to Camp campaign.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, The Washington Post Company, Publishing


Conservatives Want This Republican To Apologize For Supporting Gay Marriage

Jolly on Monday asserted his personal support for "traditional marriage," but said the government should allow for same-sex marriage "as a matter of Constitutional principle."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Publishing, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Maine

The Washington Post

Fairfax County Chairman Bulova makes her sales pitch for riding Metro Silver Line

You will see that enthusiasm reflected in this letter from the county government's leader, but it's also a very helpful guide for anyone planning to use the five new stations set to open Saturday in Fairfax.


Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Fairfax, VA, Reston, VA, Tysons Corner, VA, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Bill Cassidy's latest campaign ad examined by Washington Post's 'Fact Checker'

The Washington Post's "Fact Checker" Wednesday examined Rep. Bill Cassidy 's recent Senate campaign ad that criticizes "some in Congress" who "exempted staff from "It's good enough for us, but not for them -- that's what's wrong with Washington," says Cassidy, a Baton Rouge physician, in the TV ad.


Related Topix: Publishing, The Washington Post Company, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Hypocrisy Watch: White House Spokesman Josh Earnest Faces a...

Allahpundit at Hot Air enjoyed mocking the White House spokesman for disdaining the media's use of anonymous if the White House never delivers information anonymously.


Related Topix: Publishing

Mid-Day Mumbai

Russia trained, equipped rebels shot down MH17: US

Washington: Senior US intelligence officials said Russia trained and equipped separatists responsible for the shooting down of MH17 with a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, but noted that the rebels may have targeted the plane presuming it to be a Ukrainian military jet.


Related Topix: Prison, The Washington Post Company, Publishing


Ed Miliband: desperately seeking authority

This is clearly great news for Team Ed. After weeks pushing for a photo-op with what to them must seem a grown-up politician, it finally happened.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Publishing, Labour Party (UK)


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