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  1. Parents heckle, get ejected from meeting on school 'gender identity' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Washington Examiner

    FALLS CHURCH, Va.- Parents booed, hissed, shouted and had the police called on them last night as the country's tenth largest school district's school board voted to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies in order to comply with a federal mandate. The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is requiring schools to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies or face a loss of federal funding, despite the fact that no Fairfax County student has complained of discrimination to OCR.

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  2. Parents scream, boo, hiss, get thrown out of meeting as school district adds 'gender identity' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Washington Examiner

    FALLS CHURCH, Va.- Parents booed, hissed, shouted and had the police called on them last night as the country's tenth largest school district's school board voted to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies in order to comply with a federal mandate. The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is requiring schools to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies or face a loss of federal funding, despite the fact that no Fairfax County student has complained of discrimination to OCR.

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  3. Outsider Ben Carson staffs campaign with GOP insidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Washington Examiner

    As a group, they're not among the most sought-after GOP operatives of the 2016 cycle. None will turn heads among coveted donors prone to being impressed by big-name hires.

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  4. Thomas Wheeler rolls out 'strongest' Internet regs in FCC historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    The Federal Communications Commission will vote Feb. 26 on reclassifying the Internet as a public utility, a move that would introduce an unprecedented layer of government regulation to the broadband Internet industry that has the full backing of the Obama administration. "I am submitting to my colleagues the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the FCC," FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler announced in an op-ed published in Wired Magazine.

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  5. Campaign finance rules miss the forest for the treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Discussions of campaign finance regulation usually bring to mind images of smoke-filled rooms and wealthy donors - the Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson on the Right, and Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and George Soros on the Left. They never seem to include people like Diana Hsieh.

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  6. Campaign finance law is too complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Writing for the U.S. Supreme Court majority in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission , Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote: "The First Amendment does not permit laws that force speakers to retain a campaign finance attorney, conduct demographic marketing research, or seek declaratory rulings before discussing the most salient political issues of our day."

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  7. Bipartisanship works for the FECRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Winston Churchill once said, "Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." If he was around today, he might say something similar about the Federal Election Commission.

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  8. New charges brought in 2012 Benghazi attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A Libyan militant already behind bars was indicted Tuesday on new charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks, including crimes punishable by the death penalty, the Justice Department said. The new 18-count grand jury indictment, which includes multiple counts of murder, had been widely expected since Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured in June by U.S. special forces and brought to the United States to face trial.

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  9. White House intruder previously charged with weapons possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun. Police in Wythe County, Va., also said they searched his car and found a map of the area with the White House and the Masonic Temple in Alexandria, Va., separately circled.

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  10. New charges brought in 2012 Benghazi attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A Libyan militant was indicted Tuesday on new charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks, including crimes punishable by the death penalty, the Justice Department said. The new 18-count grand jury indictment, which includes multiple counts of murder, had been widely expected since Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured in June by U.S. special forces and brought to the United States to face trial.

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