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  1. First family takes a hike in Great Falls Park, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Newsday

    Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha took a walk Sunday along trails just outside Washington at Great Falls Park in Virginia. He also visited the park along the Potomac River last June.

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  2. First family takes a hike in Great Falls Park, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Newsday

    Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha took a walk Sunday along trails just outside Washington at Great Falls Park in Virginia. He also visited the park along the Potomac River last June.

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  3. Gyrocopter pilot returns to Florida, awaits hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Newsday

    The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through. Doug Hughes had hoped to raise awareness about the influence of big money in politics by deliberately breaking the law to deliver 535 letters, one for each member of Congress.

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  4. McCarthy backs Iran nuclear bill, lays out House plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Newsday

    In this March 24, 2015 file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  5. Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Newsday

    In this May 5, 2014, file photo, the Capitol building is seen through the columns on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington. Racing the calendar, Senate leaders are pushing toward final congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise reshaping how Medicare pays physicians as Congress returns from a two-week spring recess ensnarled over domestic and foreign policy issues.

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  6. Obama's quest for Iran deal set to collide with Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. The president heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as an "historic" agreement that could pave the way for a final deal that would leave the U.S., its allies and the world safer.

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  7. FBI identifies man killed in NSA shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Newsday

    Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday. The FBI said the driver, Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, died at the scene, and his passenger remained hospitalized Tuesday with unspecified injuries.

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  8. George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Newsday

    This photo taken Monday, March 16, 2015 shows shows the installation of part of the new exhibit "Unraveling Identity" at the new Textile Museum at George Washington University in Washington. The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum open a new building, featuring textiles from five continents spanning 5,000 years.

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  9. Inmate admits sending Obama letter threat to wrong addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Newsday

    A man convicted of child molestation has admitted mailing a threatening letter from a western Pennsylvania prison to President Barack Obama -- albeit to the wrong address. Joseph Savage pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to counts of threatening the president and threatening the president's family.

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  10. Neighborhoods: A look at Columbia Heights, Washington DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Newsday

    This Feb. 9, 2015 photo shows a street sign in the Columbia Heights section of Washington, D.C., marking the site of All Souls Church, where activist Angela Davis spoke in 1974. The sign is one of 19 marking historic and noteworthy spots around the neighborhood, which has made a comeback in recent years.

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  11. House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Newsday

    In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.

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  12. Smithtown kicks off its 350th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Newsday

    Robert Gaston Herbert painted this mural in 1939 to represent the legendary ride of Richard Smythe, supposedly taken about 1665 to establish the boundaries of the land that became Smithtown. Historians say the ride probably never happened.

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  13. Lawmakers push for small pets to be allowed on AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif. poses with Lily, his 15-pound French bulldog in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  14. Obama faces tough sell to get new war powers to fight ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Broken glass remains at the scene of a suicide bomb attack at Adan Square, located in a predominantly Shiite part of the capital, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. The attack and another in the northeastern suburb of Husseiniyah in Baghdad killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday, just days after the government lifted a nighttime curfew that had been in place in the Iraqi capital for over a decade.

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  15. President Obama's third rail: 529 plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Washington. Photo Credit: AP /Mandel Ngan Under fire from Republicans and even House Democratic leaders, the White House withdrew this week its plan to end the tax-free status of the college savings accounts known as 529 plans.

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  16. Obama's budget to ask for $1.2B to fund research to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 20, 2015. Photo Credit: AP President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 20, 2015.

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  17. What is the GOP thinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Newsday

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio responds to President Barack Obama's intention to spare millions of illegal immigrants from being deported, a use of executive powers that is setting up a fight with Republicans in Congress over the limits of presidential powers, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo Credit: AP / J. Scott Applewhite There they go again.

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  18. Top GOP senators look to restrict Obama on GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Newsday

    From left, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrive before a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, to discuss the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Four powerful Republican senators are pushing for new restrictions on President Barack Obama's ability to transfer terror suspects out of the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  19. White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Newsday

    Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., listens at right as Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, where they discussed their plan to introduce legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project. Photo Credit: AP WASHINGTON - -- The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energy and environmental policy.

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  20. US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Newsday

    This May 13, 2003 file photo shows the Cuban Interests Section at the Swiss embassy in Washington, D.C. Cuba's interests section is a stately manor in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood, and like the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, is set to become a full-fledged embassy. The U.S. and Cuba announced on Dec. 17, 2014 they are re-establishing full diplomatic relations.

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