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  1. 'Team 26' Demands Congress Address Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Roll Call

    On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, 26 bikers in green jerseys turned off of First Street and headed straight toward the Capitol Dome. "Team 26" arrived in the District of Columbia after a four-day, 400-mile journey from Newtown, Conn., as part of the third annual Sandy Hook Ride On Washington to honor victims of gun violence and call on Congress to act.

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  2. West End Cinema Leaves 'Em LaughingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    "I'm just dumb enough and romantic enough to be glad I did this," Levin said of his venture in cultural programming in the nation's capital. Levin's quest started when he opened the West End in October 2010.

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  3. West End Cinema Preps Its Own Last Picture ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Roll Call

    Alas, it's not just a flesh wound. This weekend is it for the West End Cinema in Foggy Bottom, and owner Josh Levin is going out like a true cinephile.

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  4. Police Want to Curtail Capitol Fourth of July FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roll Call

    Staffing the July Fourth and Memorial Day concerts, including rehearsals and setup, cost Capitol Police more than $735,000 in overtime during 2014. And the board - consisting of Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Frank J. Larkin, House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul D. Irving, Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine and Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers - recommends restricting access to the most coveted seating for the annual fireworks display.

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  5. Rachel OswaldRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Roll Call

    Sen. Mark S. Kirk said Tuesday he would introduce an amendment to the budget resolution recommending new sanctions on Iran if no nuclear deal is reached. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that legislation giving lawmakers final approval of any nuclear agreement reached with Iran would be considered on the floor next week.

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  6. Authorities to Transfer Jesse Jackson Jr. to D.C. Halfway HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roll Call

    Jackson will be monitored, placed under curfew and forced to look for a job at the halfway house. Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is expected to return to Washington this week, nearly 17 months after the Illinois Democrat entered the federal prison system to begin a 30-month sentence for defrauding his campaign.

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  7. Catholic Leaders Backing Cruz's D.C. ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Roll Call

    Influential Catholic leaders sent a letter to senators Friday urging them to support Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and James Lankford of Oklahoma's effort to block two D.C. bills. This week Cruz introduced two joint resolutions of disapproval , with Lankford as a co-sponsor, aimed at striking down the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act and the Human Rights Amendment Act, which the D.C. government approved in January.

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  8. Aaron Schock Resignation Statement: 'I Gave My All'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Roll Call

    Rep. Aaron Schock , R-Ill.,who has come under fire for a variety of questionable practices in his congressional office, announced Tuesday he will resign from Congress effective March 31. "I do this with a heavy heart. Serving the people of the 18th District is the highest and greatest honor I have had in my life," said Schock, 33, who was elected to Congress at 27. "I thank them for their faith in electing me and letting me represent their interests in Washington.

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  9. U.S. Attorney Who Investigated D.C. Corruption Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Roll Call

    U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced Monday that he will step down on April 1 and return to private practice. Machen's investigation into a former D.C. mayor's campaign will likely continue after his departure, though that probe drew some criticism from members of Congress.

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  10. The Last Days of the West End CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Roll Call

    The West End Cinema will close out its nearly five-year run as the redoubt of art house film in Washington this month with the cult and documentary classic, "Grey Gardens." According to West End owner Josh Levin, it's purely serendipity that the last regularly scheduled feature for his theater will be "Gardens," the touchstone film of Albert Maysles, the giant of documentary filmmaking who died March 5. It will serve as more than a coincidental tribute to Maysles, though.

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  11. Joe Biden Plays a Home Game at Firefighters ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Roll Call

    Biden speaks during the International Association of Fire Fighters Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency. Decades ago, a young Democrat running for Senate said that in Delaware, there are really three political parties: "Democrats, Republicans and firefighters."

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  12. Survival Of New D.C. Streetcar Now In DoubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Roll Call

    Just as Arlington County, Va., cancelled its planned streetcar line three months ago, so too may its much bigger neighbor across the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. WAMU's Martin Di Caro and the Washington Post's Michael Laris have both reported on the doubts raised by the city's new transportation chief, Leif A. Dormsjo, about whether, despite the sunk cost of as much as $200 million, a new streetcar line along H Street in northeast Washington is really worth keeping alive. "I'm trying to prudently and responsibly prepare the service to be started.

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  13. City Leaders to Descend on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Roll Call

    The National League of Cities counts Enzi, a former mayor, as a key congressional ally. Representatives from cities around the country will descend on the District of Columbia next week to conduct more than 100 meetings on Capitol Hill, and stress areas where they can work with Congress to get things done.

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  14. Norton: Let My People SledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Roll Call

    Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton , D-D.C., has asked for a waiver on the Capitol Hill sledding ban for the coming weekend, ahead of expected snowfall in the District of Columbia. "This could be the last snowstorm the D.C. area gets this winter, and may be one of the best for sledding in years," Norton said in a letter sent Wednesday to Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Frank J. Larkin, chairman of the Capitol Police Board.

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  15. Officer Morale a Hot Topic for Capitol Police at Appropriations HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Roll Call

    Wasserman Schultz worries low morale among Capitol Police could distract from protecting the complex. Low morale among Capitol Police was a hot topic for law enforcement officials on Wednesday during a series of panels convened by the House lawmakers who set the department's budget.

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  16. K Street Donors Make Early White House Picks | K Street FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Roll Call

    They're not billionaire industrialists poised to bankroll millions in the 2016 campaign, but K Street still matters to the crop of aspiring presidential candidates. Cash isn't all they have to give.

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  17. Congressional Grump Blamed for Nixing Hillside SleddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Roll Call

    Capitol Police dashed the weekend fun being had by neighborhood youngsters because one congressional leader appears to be a stickler for decorum. Following the second wave of white stuff dumped on Washington, D.C., in just a few days, an HOH tipster said sled-toting families on Feb. 21 braved the frigid temperatures for a chance to feel the sting of kicked-up slush and whipping winds while zooming down the West Front of the Capitol.

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  18. Staffers Get to Know 'the Real Washington'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Roll Call

    Hundreds of staffers crowded into the Cannon caucus room Wednesday afternoon to learn about what the District of Columbia has to offer outside of Capitol Hill - and to fill their "D.C. Stuff" bags with some capital swag. Staffers perused the 72 tables advertising local restaurants, hotels, attractions and services as part of D.C. Del.

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  19. A Pair of Opposites Kept the Heat OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Roll Call

    Between 2008 and 2012, Michigan Democrat Carl Levin and Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn worked collaboratively as the leaders of the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, despite Levin's praise for government's regulatory role and Coburn, nicknamed 'Dr. No,' leaning so far to the right as to be libertarian. Now that both have left Capitol Hill, they still share common ground on one point: Congress doesn't do nearly a good enough job in its oversight and investigative role, overall.

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  20. Sonoma, Beuchert's Team Up to Trick Out Stanton & GreeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Roll Call

    Artisan spirits and historic accents make up the foundation of the collaborative hospitality project slowly taking shape behind the soon-to-be reopened doors at 319 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Stanton & Greene, the three-story, 180-seat restaurant expected to replace the Pour House/Top of the Hill construct that shuttered last April, is an experiment in upscale boozing.

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