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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Poll shows narrowing gap in DC mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A new poll shows a smaller gap between the District of Columbia's top two mayoral candidates than previous surveys had indicated. The poll released Wednesday by Economic Growth D.C. showed Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser with the support of 35 percent of likely voters.

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  7. Congress demands answers on securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Secret Service is facing even more serious questions about the agency's ability to protect the president after news that a White House intruder made it much farther into the building than previously known. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.

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  8. Lawmakers demand answers from Secret Service chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Secret Service is facing even more serious questions about the agency's ability to protect the president after news that a White House intruder made it much farther into the building than previously known. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.

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  9. Woman fatally hit by bus in northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Fairfax County police say the woman was hit late Thursday night at the Huntington Metro station, about 8 miles south of Alexandria. The woman died at the scene.

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  10. 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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  11. New company running National Guard support programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families won praise from a Defense Department official Monday as it transitions to new management. The 7-year-old program helps individuals and families with suicide prevention, mental health care, employment and housing.

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  12. United Way to accept donations in bitcoin currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity's innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. The charity will accept donations from a donor's digital wallet with no transaction fees.

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  13. Alexandria, Va., police charge man in 3 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    This booking photo released with the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority shows Charles Severance. After a months-long investigation, Alexandria police have charged Severance, a former city resident with a long history of erratic behavior in the shooting deaths of three separate city residents, including one slaying that has been unsolved for more than a decade.

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  14. 1st day of classes brings changes for Va. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.

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  15. Laying off troops close to retirement isn't keeping faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Some were on combat deployments. Imagine a sweat-drenched, bloodstained officer arriving back on base from a two-day mission to find a pink slip on his bed.

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  16. Police to citizens: Be careful what you tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.

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  17. Attorney wants $54,000 in fees in gun law disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    An attorney who successfully argued a lawsuit challenging the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside a home or office is asking for a court order requiring the city pay him more than $54,000 for his work.

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  18. Regulators balk at chance to set elver quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's American Eel Management Board met in Alexandria, Virginia, to vote on recommendations for the fishery, which has grown in volume and value in recent years, but deadlocked without reaching a decision.

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  19. Uber driver arrested for DC sexual assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    District of Columbia police say detectives have arrested a man after a woman reported an Uber car service driver had sexually assaulted her.

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  20. Baltimore County rescuers search for body near damRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland's Pretty Boy Dam.

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