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

    13 hrs ago | 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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  2. Seersucker Thursday: Ladies' Fashion Do's and Don'tsRead the original story

    Thursday | 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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  3. D.C. Officials Plotting New Course to Keep Gun Control IntactRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Georgia Runoff Results: David Perdue Wins GOP Nod for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Roll Call

    Businessman David Perdue's outsider narrative and personal wealth propelled him to the Republican nomination Tuesday in the Georgia Senate race, defeating Rep. Jack Kingston.

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  13. Segs in the City: They're Just Not That Into YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Roll Call

    There are things worse than being small, electric and self-balancing in Washington.

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  14. Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies WidelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Roll Call

    Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.

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  15. McCarthy Takes Over Visible Leader Duties as Staff TransitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Roll Call

    House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy does not officially step into his new job as majority leader until August, but for all intents and purposes, the California Republican has already assumed the visible duties of his next leadership role.

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  16. Ryan Shucard Handgun Incident Casts Campus Security in New LightRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Roll Call

    Metal detectors and X-ray machines at the southeast door of the Cannon House Office Building allegedly stopped Capitol Hill press secretary Ryan Shucard from carrying a 9 mm handgun and magazine to work on Friday.

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  17. Best Intern Ever: Hill Navigator E-Book Has ArrivedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Roll Call

    Just as a Capitol Hill office would not be complete without interns, Hill Navigator would not have a column without interns seeking advice about how to succeed in Washington.

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  18. Congress Trusts DOJ Report on Shooting of Unarmed Woman Outside CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Roll Call

    Capitol Police and other first responders stand outside of the Hart Senate Office building after the fatal shooting of Miriam Carey on Oct. 3, 2013.

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  19. Columnist's Screed Against 'Biker Terrorists Out to Rule The Road' Sparks Angry RebuttalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Roll Call

    If generating controversy is the measure of a pundit, Washington Post columnist Courtland Milloy scored a smashing success this week with his outburst against bicyclists.

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  20. New FCC Disclosures Reveal Underground ElectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Roll Call

    A trove of new public records recently opened up by the Federal Communications Commission sheds light on the ways undisclosed political ads are creating an underground midterm election that's increasingly hidden from view.

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