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Trumps, D.C. Officials Break Ground on Old Post Office Redevelopment

The first of two major redevelopments expected on Pennsylvania Avenue, "America's Boulevard," broke ground July 23 as construction began to transform the Old Post Office into the Trump International Hotel.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Vincent Gray, US Governors, Trump Organization, Real Estate, John Mica, US Politics, Republican

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Examiner.com

So you think you can dance on National Dance Day July 26 at Kennedy Center

On National Dance Day July 26 at Kennedy Center, dance along with TV and film actress Jenna Elfma and 'So You Think You Can Dance" 2013 winner Fik-Shun.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, So You Think You Can Dance, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Rudy, Hip-Hop, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dharma and Greg, Comedy, Celebrities, Jenna Elfman

Washington Times

SIMMONS: What happened in Vegas can't stay in Vegas

Take out your fingers, D.C. residents, and wag them at D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander for lining the pockets of MGM Resorts International, which plans to open a hotel/casino on the same turf where the Redskins play - and it ain't named Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Media, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage

Government Executive

House Panel Clears Bills in Hopes of Firing 'Incompetent' Execs, Record Manipulators

A House committee on Thursday advanced a measure that would make it easier for federal agencies to suspend or fire their senior executives, saying it would allow agencies to remove "incompetent" executives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Darrell Issa, Stephen Lynch, Democrat

CBS Local

Senate Bill Would Give New Power to DC Government

A Senate subcommittee has approved a major spending bill that would grant the District of Columbia full control over its local budget and laws.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, US News

MarketWatch

Mr. Trump goes to Washington

As famed Manhattan developer Donald Trump broke ground on a $200 million five-star hotel in the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, there's a new talking point for Beltway insiders.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Donald Trump, New York, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, National Mall, US National Parks

Daily Mail

The Trump family gets their hands dirty at the ceremonial...

Father and son, 17, attempting to break around-the-world flying record are killed after their plane crashes off American Samoa Girl, 16, is arrested for 'hiding her pregnancy from her parents and burying her newborn daughter's body in the backyard after botched home birth' Amazon tribe who had never met other humans now have FLU after they were ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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.

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

Roll Call

For D.C. Statehood Activists, Obama's Actions Leave 'A Lot to be Desired'

When voters elected Barack Obama in 2008, District of Columbia residents were thrilled to see a senator who backed a bill to give them voting rights in Congress head to the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Washington, DC, Brookland (Washington, DC), Roll Call

Lexington Herald-Leader

Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying. The real estate mogul and reality TV star was all business in his visit to the nation's capital Wednesday for a ceremonial groundbreaking outside the 115-year-old building - shaking hands, posing for pictures with gold-plated shovels and praising Democratic political leaders for their ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, US National Parks, Washington Monument, Trump Organization, Real Estate

Curbed

Trump Talk: Trumps Whisk Into D.C. for Ceremonial Hotel Groundbreaking

The Trump media circus returned to D.C. this morning for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the anticipated Trump Hotel in the Old Post Office Building.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, US News, Pennsylvania, Real Estate

Tue Jul 22, 2014

City Paper

The Needle: Ride Round and Round

YOLO : This Virginia man successfully hit all 86 Metro stations on his day off, a mission that took him 19 hours and cost $70.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, US News

City Paper

Norton To Meet With TSA Officials to Explain that D.C. Licenses are Real

There was the D.C. man who was prevented from buying booze in New Hampshire because he didn't have a state-issued ID.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Orlando, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Editorial: D.C.'s gun laws are in the cross hairs again

HOUSE REPUBLICANS who profess an allegiance to local democracy outdid themselves in the hypocrisy department last week as they trampled on the District's right to home rule.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

National Public Radio

Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

Obama said he supports the temporary highway bill passed by the House last week - but he doesn't like it.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Wilmington, DE, Thomas Petri, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jack Markell, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Roll Call

Ryan Shucard Handgun Incident Casts Campus Security in New Light

Metal detectors and X-ray machines at the southeast door of the Cannon House Office Building stopped Capitol Hill press secretary Ryan Shucard from allegedly carrying a 9 mm handgun and magazine to work on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Brady, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter

Switched

Congress' Latest Anti-Pot Crusader Misleads On Weed

If there's one thing Rep. Andy Harris wants you to know about his crusade to block the District of Columbia's marijuana decriminalization statute -- which officially went into effect on Thursday -- it's this: He's doing it for the kids.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington DC, Democrat, Family, Teenagers

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

NewsTalk: Mayor Gray addresses budget defeat, tells Congress to stay out of D.C. affairs

A model of dignified and self-assured comport during his appearance Thursday on NewsChannel 8's "Newstalk," D.C. Mayor Vince Gray nonetheless ducked the one question that undoubtedly is on the minds of many district residents these days.

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TheBlaze.com

House Passes Amendment to 'Restore Gun rights' in D.C.

The House of Representatives passed an amendment Wednesday that would prevent the District of Columbia from spending funds to enforce local gun laws - including registration and fingerprint requirements for gun owners.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Columbia, SC, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican

Roll Call

Scarce Prospects for Senate Shooting Down D.C. Gun Control

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Alfred Durham, prepare for a news conference in Rayburn on a House passed amendment by Rep. Thomas Massie's, R-Ky., that would "block D.C. from enforcing its local gun laws, as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services and General Services ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Vincent Gray, US Governors, Republican, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

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