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  1. Josh Earnest Slams John Boehner's Criticism Of Obama's Foreign PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

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    House Speaker John Boehner has criticized President Barack Obama's foreign policy. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Sunday blasted House Speaker John Boehner for criticizing the president's foreign policy without saying what he would do differently.

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  2. Obama Surprises Harry Reid By Calling In To Radio ShowRead the original story w/Photo

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    President Barack Obama surprised Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on a radio show Friday, just hours after Reid announced he would be retiring from the Senate at the end of his current term. "Well, I'll be damned," Reid said upon hearing Obama on the line during the minority leader's appearance on Nevada's KNPR , according to tweets from reporters who were listening.

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  3. Louie Gohmert Apparently Isn't Going To Run For President After AllRead the original story w/Photo

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    JUNE 11: Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, is questioned by reporters about the primary lose of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., after a Republican Study Committee meeting in the Capitol, June 11, 2014. For one fleeting moment, it appeared that Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert was thinking about running for the White House.

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  4. Paul Ryan Opens The Door To Breakthrough On Budget DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    Rep. Paul Ryan said on Thursday that he is open to another bipartisan deal to alleviate sequestration before it returns in October. Ryan cautioned that his ability to bring along other House Republicans was more limited now that he no longer chairs the House Budget Committee.

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  5. Report: DEA Agents Allegedly Hosted Cartel-Funded 'Sex Parties' With ProstitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    Drug Enforcement Administration agents stationed abroad attended "sex parties" that were allegedly funded with money from drug cartels, according to a Justice Department report released Thursday. The report , from the DOJ's Office of the Inspector General, discloses that seven DEA agents had admitted to attending parties with prostitutes, and that they had been suspended for between two and 10 days as a result.

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  6. Loretta Lynch Confirmation Vote Likely On Hold Until At Least Mid-AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Switched

    Challenged by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally but she said they have no right to citizenship under the law, as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 during her confirmation hearing before the committee.

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  7. 'Fresh Prince' Prank Called Into C-SPAN And It Was AmazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Switched

    During a segment on the Iran nuclear negotiations on Wednesday, a prank caller who identified himself as Jack Strickland managed to recite about twenty seconds of the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme song before the staff of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" caught on. After noting that he was from West Philadelphia, Will Smith's fictional home on the popular television show, the caller dove into the recognizable parts of the song .

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  8. Japan Investigating Threats Against Caroline KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Switched

    US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy looks on prior to a dinner held by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for former US President Bill Clinton at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on March 17, 2015. Clinton is in Tokyo to attend a symposium on March 18 entitled 'The Torch has been passed: JFK's Legacy Today' being jointly held by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and Waseda University.

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  9. Marco Rubio Says He Would 'Absolutely' Defy European Allies And Revoke Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Switched

    MARCH 10: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio speaks during the 2015 Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum March 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. Prospective 2016 presidential candidates from both political parties participated in the presidential forum during the conference which hosted by the International Association of Fire Fighters.

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  10. It Took Tom Cotton Less Than A Minute To Invoke Hitler In First Senate SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Switched

    It's hard to believe freshman Sen. Tom Cotton caused such a stir in the Senate with his letter to Iran even before his maiden floor speech. Sen. Ted Cruz , who led an unsuccessful fight against Obamacare, couldn't even do that.

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  11. Boehner To Announce New Investigation Of Hillary Clinton Emails: ABCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Switched

    Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, responds to reporters about the impasse over passing the Homeland Security budget because of Republican efforts to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. The House voted last month to end Homeland Security funding on Saturday unless Obama reverses his order to protect millions of immigrants from possible deportation.

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  12. Washington D.C. Transit Police Shoot, Kill Man On Subway TracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Switched

    Transit police in Washington, D.C. fatally shot a man after responding to a call about an "unauthorized person" on the tracks in a subway tunnel. Metro Transit Police spokesman Mike Tolbert said the shooting happened at the Potomac Avenue station Thursday night.

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  13. John Kerry Hammers GOP Senators' 'Irresponsible' Letter To IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Switched

    The recent letter from 47 Republican senators to the leaders of Iran is an "irresponsible" gambit that breaks with more than two centuries of U.S. foreign policy history, Secretary of State John Kerry argued Wednesday in a hearing on Capitol Hill. The letter, organized by Sen. Tom Cotton , concerns the ongoing negotiations between the U.S., several of its partner nations and Iran aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program.

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  14. Michele Bachmann Warns Of Impending Sharknado Outside White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Switched

    Former Rep. Michele Bachmann on Tuesday starred in a cameo for "Sharknado 3," the cult-classic fantasy movie series featuring vicious, airborne sharks riding deadly tornadoes from the sea. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate was spotted with a film crew outside the White House, presumably before the disaster hits Washington, D.C. "I believe they are growing in size.

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  15. Obama To Visit Phoenix Hospital At Center Of VA ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Switched

    US President Barack Obama speaks at Georgia Tech on March 10, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Obama spoke about making collage more affordable.

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  16. Hillary Clinton's Democratic Rivals Continue To Hold Back On Email ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Switched

    For the first time on Tuesday -- save a random tweet -- former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will address reports that she used private emails exclusively during her tenure at Foggy Bottom. The revelation about the emails has raised questions about Clinton's commitment to transparency, her adherence to disclosure laws and, on a meta level, her ability to handle a highly aggressive, balkanized modern media environment, where stories like these can consume a presidential campaign.

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  17. Senator Who Organized Letter To Iran Has Said He Wants To Sabotage NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Switched

    Sen. Tom Cotton , the organizer of a controversial letter warning Iran that the U.S. government will not necessarily abide by any agreement Iran strikes with the Obama administration, previously told a conservative audience that the goal of congressional action should be to scuttle talks with Iran. The U.S. should, instead, engage in a policy of "regime change," he argued.

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  18. Bob Menendez On Corruption Allegations: 'I Am Not Going Anywhere'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 03: Committee Ranking Member Senator Bob Menendez speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on U.S. and Cuban relations in Washington, D.C. on February 3, 2015. Sen. Robert Menendez defended himself Friday against allegations of corruption, insisting that he has no plans to leave office.

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  19. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski Shames Her Colleagues For Taking A Snow DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Switched

    FEBRUARY 12: Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is interviewed by CQ Roll Call in her Hart Building office, February 12, 2015. Federal offices were closed Thursday in anticipation of yet another winter storm in the Washington, D.C. area.

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  20. These Kids Show It's Still Possible To Have Fun On Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Switched

    Dozens of people staged a "sled-in" on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a late-winter snowstorm, ignoring a police ban on sledding on the grounds of the white-domed symbol of U.S. democracy. "We're out here sledding for America," Mai Fernandez told Reuters Television after she skidded down the hill with her dog, Ariel, in her lap.

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