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  1. Beyond bikes, streetcars and marijuana, Portland Rep. Earl Blumenauer chalks up a win on waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... in the history of our country, Americans are searching for something, anything, to show that their leaders on Capitol Hill can find ways to put aside politics and do the right thing when needed.

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  2. Obama urges Senate to pass $1.1 T spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KFMB-am

    ... conference of the 113th Congress, though critical legislation is still pending, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. With a midnight ... (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nev., left, talks with ...

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  3. House approves spending bill; three shot outside Oregon high school; London air traffic control system restored: U.S. and World News Links Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Cleveland.com

    Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, as the Senate considers a spending bill. The House has passed an additional stopgap spending to make certain the government doesn't shut down at midnight Saturday when current funding authority runs out.

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  4. Congress losing last WWII vets, a tea party faveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. As the session winds down this week, Congress is saying farewell to its last two veterans of World War ... (AP ...

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  5. Obama effort leads to surge in Guantanamo releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KTVN Reno

    ... Chairman Rep. Buck McKeon, R-Calif., questions Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during the committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this June 11, 2014 file photo. The chairman ... A storm that's expected to pack heavy rain and hurricane ...

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  6. Budget would raise limits on political moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | News9 Oklahoma City

    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses before meeting with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, following a House GOP caucus meeting. With time running short before Congress adjourns, ...

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  7. Congress losing last WWII vets, a tea party faveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. As the session winds down this week, Congress is saying farewell to its last two veterans of World War ... (AP ...

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  8. Paid sick time debate moves to Salem; Oregon's Christmas tree market: business news briefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... Nike sneaker sitting atop a Nike shoe box Starbucks has just opened a roastery and tasting room in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood that offers a glimpse of the coffee giant's future. Two other workplace trend stories: "Socially responsible" ...

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  9. Watchdog group gives charity for veterans an FRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KATU-TV Portland

    When you clear out your closet, garage or attic to donate to charity, your donations may not be going where you think. In fact, they may be helping line the pockets of for-profit businesses.

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  10. Entertainment events in the District of Columbia, Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Washington Post

    ... characters in myriad catastrophes. Opens Friday at 8 p.m., continues Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. Through Dec. 20. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 202-547-6839. www.chaw.org . $20; seniors, military, and students $15; age 12 and younger ...

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  11. Jesuit students tackle social justice issues in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Estacada News

    ... will engage in workshops and policy discussions and listen to keynote addresses, culminating with a rally on Capitol Hill and meeting with more than 125 Congressional members and/or their staffs. Students plan to discuss issues such as humane ...

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  12. Jesuit students tackle social justice issues in Washington, D.C. - Thursday, 13 November 2014 12:39Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | West Linn Tidings

    ... will engage in workshops and policy discussions and listen to keynote addresses, culminating with a rally on Capitol Hill and meeting with more than 125 Congressional members and/or their staffs. Students plan to discuss issues such as humane ...

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  13. Capitol Hill: Vision Zero Momentum Builds From Philly to PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Eight years ago, a campaign promise yielded this buffered bike lane on Philadelphia's Spruce Street. Will the next mayor promise Vision Zero? Photo: Bicycle Coalition on Vision Zero - how New York and Sweden did it, and how their city can too.

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  14. GOP Congress to weigh legal pot in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    ... not get educated, depending on the states that they're from." All laws in the nation's capital are sent to Capitol Hill for review. Congress rarely invokes that power, but when members do want to block District policies, they can attach amendments ...

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  15. GOP Congress to weigh legal marijuana in DCRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Daily Gazette

    ... get educated, depending on the states that they're from.” All laws in the nation's capital are sent to Capitol Hill for review. Congress rarely invokes that power, but when members do want to block District policies, they can attach ...

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  16. Get out the votea for the Capitol Hill Web SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Capitol Hill Blog

    When last we checked in on the trials and tribulations of Roses Smell , her Capitol Hill Web Series was getting the big screen treatment with a special showing at Central Cinema . Now comes an Election Day reminder that Roses and the project from Wes Hurley and Waxie Moon depicting "a slightly more ridiculous version" of Capitol Hill "replete with soap opera histrionics and 1970's-style sitcom hijinks" needs your vote: Capitol Hill series has been selected to compete for the best web series at the prestigious Geneva International Film Festival.

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  17. Hospital leaders brief Congress on importance of GME programRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Hospital Connect

    Amid concerns about possible funding cuts to the graduate medical education program, hospital leaders Oct. 7 briefed congressional staff on the important role that Medicare's support for GME plays in helping teaching hospitals train the next generation of health care providers and urged Congress to provide adequate funding to support these efforts. The AHA and Association of American Medical Colleges sponsored the briefing on Capitol Hill, which was attended by more than 100 people.

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  18. Novelist Gary Shteyngart's SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Travel + Leisure

    As the plane begins its descent into Seattle 's airport I write on the inside cover of my notebook: 'New take on Seattle necessary for article. Avoid all weather clichA s and weather by-products.

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  19. These Are America's Best Coffee CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Time

    When they took a train trip along the West Coast a few years ago, Stephanie Mantello and her husband got off at Portland on a mission. "We sprinted off the train with only a 45-minute stop to get a coffee at Stumptown," says the Sydney-based travel blogger.

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  20. Here is a photo of Joe Biden eating ice cream in his aviators while flashing cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... guests as he says "sometimes it seems Senate Ag and Senate Intel are one and the same" at the 31st annual Capitol Hill Ice Cream Party at Upper Senate Park. (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, ...

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