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  1. Joe Manchin: Harry Reid's Leadership In The Senate Did Not WorkRead the original story w/Photo

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    Sen. Joe Manchin called out Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Monday, saying his leadership didn't work. "Well first of all, Harry's a good man," Manchin said while appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

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  2. Capitol Hill Lawmakers Meet The 'Malala Of Africa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Switched

    One year ago, a girl named Saa jumped from a truck in Nigeria, not knowing if she would survive the landing. Saa was one of the hundreds of girls abducted last April from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

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  3. U.S. Charges Florida Man Who Landed Helicopter Near U.S. CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Switched

    A Florida man who caused a major security scare after landing a small helicopter on the west lawn of the U.S. capitol was charged with two criminal offenses and then released from U.S. custody on Thursday pending trial. Douglas Mark Hughes, 61, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, was charged with unlawfully operating a unregistered aircraft and violating national defense airspace.

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  4. Josh Earnest Accuses Chuck Grassley Of Being 'Duplicitous' For Delaying Loretta Lynch NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Switched

    New committee chairman Senator Chuck Grassley takes his seat for a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill January 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest called out Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday after Grassley blamed Democrats for not confirming Loretta Lynch while they controlled the Senate.

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  5. Groan-Inducing Goof By Senate Republicans On Lincoln's AssassinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Switched

    The statue of Abraham Lincoln by artist Daniel Chester French is seen at the Lincoln Memorial on April 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. The nation will mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination on April 15, 2015.

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  6. Rand Paul's Wife Agrees Her Husband Is A Sexy LibertarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Switched

    When Rand Paul's wife Kelley Paul stopped by HuffPost Live to discuss her new book True and Constant Friends , host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani shared some news the author hadn't heard: her husband, the senator from Kentucky and 2016 presidential contender, was included on a list of the 20 sexiest libertarian men alive . The prospective first lady agreed that her husband is worthy of the ranking , but she was hesitant to comment on the list itself, perhaps because Rand is the only libertarian she has eyes for.

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  7. Former Blackwater Guard Sentenced To Life In Prison For Baghdad ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Switched

    Members of the US private security company Blackwater aboard a Hughes 500 helicopter secure the way of a US convoy in Baghdad 08 July 2006. Iraq said today it will review the operations of all foreign and local security firms after a deadly Baghdad shootout over the weekend involving the US-based Blackwater company.

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  8. The Most Iconic Bar in Every StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Switched

    The first known use of the word iconic comes from 1656, and, though most of these bars haven't been around quite that long, some come damn close. Our rules for choosing an iconic bar were simple: it has to have been around since at least 1990, it has to be famous, and people need to still love going there.

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  9. Marco Rubio's Presidential Campaign: Five Facts About His FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Switched

    APRIL 10: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits on April 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual NRA meeting and exhibit runs through Sunday.

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  10. U.S. Capitol On Lockdown After Reported ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Switched

    People walk past the U.S. Capitol Building, where the Senate is working late into the evening before leaving on a two week break March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Senate is voting on a range of amendments to the budget proposal and are expected to vote on final passage of a budget later this evening.

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  11. Fourth Brooklyn Man Indicted In Plot To Support ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Switched

    A federal grand jury has indicted a fourth Brooklyn man in an alleged plot to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, the Department of Justice announced Monday. Dilkhayot Kasimov, 26, was named in connection with the plot that led to the arrests of three others from Brooklyn in February.

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  12. Obama: Nuclear Deal Does Not Depend On Iran Recognizing IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Switched

    US President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 2, 2015 after a deal was reached on Iran's nuclear program. Iran and world powers agreed on the framework of a potentially historic deal aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear drive after marathon talks in Switzerland.AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM WASHINGTON, April 6 - President Barack Obama on Monday poured cold water on an Israeli demand that a nuclear deal between world powers and Iran be predicated on Tehran recognizing Israel.

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  13. Aide To Kelly Ayotte Arrested In Prostitution StingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Switched

    MARCH 26: U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte speaks during a press conference on the recent bombings by Saudi Arabia in Yemen during a press conference on Capitol Hill March 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. During his remarks U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said, AfA'The Mideast is on fire, and it is every person for themselves.AfA' MANCHESTER, N.H., April 6 - A top aide to Republican U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire has resigned following his arrest in a prostitution sting.

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  14. Nationals Park, Where Washington's Power Elite Goes To RelaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Switched

    While the Los Angeles Lakers have Jack Nicholson and the Hollywood crowd sitting courtside for their games, the Washington Nationals have attracted a set of high-profile groupies of their own: the nation's powerbrokers. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is a frequent visitor to Nationals Park in the nation's capital.

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  15. Bay Area Poverty Rate Still Near Record High Despite Tech BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Switched

    OCTOBER 4, 2013: A homeless man sleeps on a sidewalk in San Francisco's Union Square district. His sign declares that he is 'broke and hungry' and 'needs weed.'

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  16. The One Thing Republicans And Democrats Are Working Together To AchieveRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Switched

    Last week former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, conservative activist Pat Nolan, and authors Van Jones and Donna Brazile hosted the Bipartisan Summit On Criminal Justice Reform . Congress members from both sides of the aisle attended the event, where they all agreed that our country's prison policies are a topic worth tackling.

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

    Sunday Mar 29 | Switched

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

    Friday Mar 27 | Switched

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

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    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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  20. 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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