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  1. Authorities Prepare for Ferguson Protests in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Downtown business owners and property managers in the District of Columbia are warning of the potential for violent Ferguson-related protests Thursday night.

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  2. Getting a D.C. Job: Being Here Makes a DifferenceRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Looking to make a switch from law firm life? Maybe you'd like to be more of an Erin Brockovich and less of an Ally McBeal.

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  3. Planes Flying Over D.C. for Aerospace Defense TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Roll Call

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command will be practicing intercept and identification procedures over the region between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. More exercises will take place Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

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  4. Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Might Be Why Americans Hate CongressRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Roll Call

    The media's narrative about Congress is clear: It is unproductive, members care only about getting re-elected and they have failed to do their jobs.

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  5. Antonia Ferrier Settles Into New Role at Forbes-Tate | Downtown MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Roll Call

    The energetic former staffer is now a senior vice president at Forbes-Tate, a public policy consulting firm in D.C. Although Ferrier is excited about her new job, she said, "the Senate and the Hill will always feel a little bit like home."

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  6. McAllister Moving Past 'Kissing Congressman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Roll Call

    Vance McAllister's political career flatlined earlier this year, a victim of self-inflicted wounds from an embarrassing infidelity scandal.

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  7. HOH: David Waddell Logs Next Step in Trek to WashingtonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Roll Call

    It's been far too long since we've had a Gene Roddenberry acolyte railing against societal injustices on the House floor.

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  8. After Dark Book of the Week: 'Watergate' by Thomas MallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Roll Call

    Mallon, who can see the infamous office and residential complex easily from his perch as director of the George Washington University creative writing program in Foggy Bottom, has a boatload of honors and credits to his career as a novelist, essayist and academic.

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  9. C-SPAN Caller: D.C. Belongs in Congress' HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Roll Call

    The District of Columbia's "No Taxation Without Representation" license plates can apparently be quite jolting to tourists, but perhaps not in the way advocates hope.

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  10. How Lamar Alexander Staved Off His Primary ChallengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Roll Call

    Conservatives have poured millions into primary challenges to senators this cycle, even in races where chances of success were slim.

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  11. Seersucker Thursday: Ladies' Fashion Do's and Don'tsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Roll Call

    After two years, Seersucker Thursday finally returns to the Senate. Back in June, when the House side hosted its own seersucker celebration, HOH ran an item Seersucker Day: Trent Lott's Fashion Do's and Don'ts .

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  12. D.C. Officials Plotting New Course to Keep Gun Control IntactRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Roll Call

    Though they won't yet say how far they are willing to take their fight, District of Columbia officials plan to do everything in their power to limit the carrying of handguns in the nation's capital, arguing that despite a court's ruling that paves the way for more permissive laws, Washington is a unique place with heightened security concerns.

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  13. After Dark Book of the Week: 'The Final Days' by Bob Woodward and Carl BernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Roll Call

    If "All The President's Men" is about the chase, the follow-up by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, "The Final Days" is about the long, slow, bleeding out and death of the hunted.

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  14. In Fight for Urban Street and Curbside Space, Can Pricing Create Peace?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Roll Call

    People order food from the BBQ Bus food truck during lunch at Farragut Square in Washington, D.C., in August 2013.

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  15. Protest Raises Questions About Contract Workers of Legislative BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Roll Call

    Norton and Ellison rally with federal contractors who work at Union Station, the National Zoo and other D.C. sites.

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  16. Chuck Schumer's Dream: A Democratic NightmareRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Roll Call

    New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer laid out his dream for a less partisan Washington recently.

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  17. The Budget Act Comes of AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Roll Call

    At 40 years of age, the federal Budget Act bears the scars of fiscal battles dating from the Nixon administration, but its influence over legislation and spending has grown and deepened in ways that its authors couldn't have imagined.

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  18. Get Patriot Modernization Back on Target | CommentaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Roll Call

    The public, after the recent Malaysian Airlines tragedy in Eastern Ukraine and the Iron Dome systems' protection of Israel, is now keenly aware of the lethality of missiles and the necessity of properly integrating and operating air defense systems.

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  19. Keystone XL Lobbying: Timing of Donations to Senators DisclosedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Roll Call

    Five U.S. senators received donations from a firm that was hired to promote the Keystone XL pipeline within a month of their aides' having met with a representative of that firm, the Toronto Star reports: Kelly Bingel, a well-connected lobbyist with Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti Inc. in Washington, D.C., met with members of the staff of 20 U.S.

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  20. For D.C. Statehood Activists, Obama's Actions Leave 'A Lot to be Desired'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Roll Call

    When voters elected Barack Obama in 2008, District of Columbia residents were thrilled to see a senator who backed a bill to give them voting rights in Congress head to the White House.

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