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  1. Student Newspaper Editor Punished After Refusing To Print The Word 'Redskin'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    A poster for the 'Change the Mascot' campaign is seen prior to a press conference by the Oneida Indian Nation leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 16, 2014. 'Change the Mascot' is a national campaign to end the use of the racial slur Redskins as the mascot and name of the NFL team in Washington, DC.

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  2. Hillary Clinton urges women to turn out for 2014 midtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, September 19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Though they "might not be as glamorous as presidential elections," Hillary Clinton said Friday, the upcoming November midterms are "crucial" in concocting Democratic makeups both on Capitol Hill and at states' helms. That, in turn, will advance progress on issues relating specifically to women, she said.

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  3. How does Code Pink stay out of jail?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... and for five hours refused orders to descend. Political demonstrations are forbidden in the buildings of the Capitol Hill complex. If the Capitol police observe a demonstration they will ask the protester to cease, and if they refuse they face ...

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  4. Capitol Hill: In Tenth Year of Park(ing) Day, Parklets Bloom on Six ContinentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

    Cities on six continents are celebrating Park Day today, now in its tenth year of temporarily transforming curbside space for cars into public spaces for people. Some of the pop-up parks that caught our eye this Park Day include: Providence pulled out all of the stops this year, with 32 parklets - and a pop-up protected bike lane down Broadway - gracing a city with fewer than 200,000 residents.

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  5. Construction Underway at D.C. Ukrainian MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... Bowman ( @bridgetbhc ) keeps her eye what's happening on and around the Hill. She covers local elections, the Capitol Hill community, House and Senate administration, legislative agencies and congressional oversight over the District of Columbia. ...

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  6. This Is Why 'Madam Secretary's' Tea Leoni Won't Look Like Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Will Tea Leoni , who plays newly appointed Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord in CBS' new Madam Secretary , embody Hillary Clinton ? Politically, perhaps . But you won't see her navigating Capitol Hill in boxy pantsuits and unmoving hair.

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  7. Guest Editorial: Getting the job doneRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | AOPA Pilot

    ... persistence and hard work. Our members come first and you can count on that! Jim Coon spent 25 years on Capitol Hill in several senior staff positions, including staff director for theU.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and ...

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  8. AAHOA Rift Threatens To Curtail ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hotel Business

    ... next for this group? One of the areas where AAHOA has made substantial progress is in having a presence on Capitol Hill and representing not just its members, but the entire industry. However, you have to wonder what policymakers will think of an ...

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  9. Protesters arrested at hearing with Sec. HagelRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Protesters arrested at hearing with Sec. Hagel WASHINGTON -- According to a CODEPINK representative, two CODEPINK protesters were arrested at the House Armed Services Committee Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1ujM7dg Code Pink for Peace member Tighe Barry protests against U.S. military action in Iraq as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senators questioned Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

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  10. Why are Democrats so mad at DNC chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... with their boss. But let's face it - self-regard is as common in Washington as smart phones. If you cleared Capitol Hill of every politician guilty of overweening pride and too much focus on their own problems then the halls of Congress would be ...

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  11. House proposal targets the foreign funding of think tanks -...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Politico

    ... and Matt Gorman of MicroStrategy Corp. MISS USA HITS THE HILL FOR OVARIAN CANCER: Miss USA Nia Sanchez was on Capitol Hill on Thursday meeting with members and staff to discuss ovarian cancer awareness. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month - ...

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  12. Advocates Losing Ground in Fiduciary, User Fee BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | On Wall Street

    Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group. Here are some of the other critical planning areas that advisors need to pay attention to.

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  13. Congress Playing Tough With the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Roll Call

    In 2009, Capitol Hill welcomed the Washington Redskins Marching Band and two cheerleaders for a pep rally on the West Front. It was a festive preparation for a Monday night NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys.

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  14. Should the NFL Lose Tax Exemption Over Redskins and Ray Rice?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... be distributed among anti-domestic violence programs across the country. This isn't the first time leaders on Capitol Hill have called for an end to the NFL's nonprofit status. Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma introduced a bill last year to ...

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  15. Photos: Apple's iPhone 6 DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Jason Burnell, 25, who works in a Senate office on Capitol Hill, was first in line outside the Georgetown Apple Store for the release of the new iPhone 6 on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

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  16. Students Take to Capitol Hill for Provider StatusRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ASHP

    Fifteen pharmacy students answered ASHP's call to spend September 17 on Capitol Hill as part of a group advocating to grant pharmacists status as healthcare providers in the Medicare program. In all, 108 ASHP members visited 146 congressional offices during ASHP's annual Legislative Day.

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  17. Another whistle stop tour for Taoiseach in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... the Irish-American community. The political tradition sees the President break from the norm to eat lunch on Capitol Hill with the Irish leader and members of Congress. A sea of green ties take over the White House when the Irish Taoiseach comes to ...

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  18. Report: Feds Find No Evidence Of Christie Involvement In BridgegateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Alex Pappas is a Washington D.C.-based political reporter for The Daily Caller. He has also written for The Washington Examiner and the Mobile Press-Register.

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  19. Capitol Hill's favorite sport? Bashing the NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    While finding ways to fight terrorists in Syria, avoid another government shutdown and combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa have dominated Congress' schedule as of late, lawmakers have found time to lash out at perceived injustice in the National Football League. From the league's domestic violence problems to the controversy over the Washington Redskins' name to even how and when games are broadcast, league Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken a beating from Capitol Hill this year.

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  20. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    ... has been of little value. Or certainly a rudimentary knowledge of the U.S. Constitution that lawmakers on Capitol Hill should have in regard to the latest scary political stalemates in Washington, D.C., the partial government shutdown and raising ...

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