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  1. This profile from Chuck Schumera s first Senate run is a must read.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Senator Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters about an agreement on the payroll tax holiday on Capitol Hill in Washington in this file photo from December 16, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Files New York Sen. Chuck Schumer is having a moment.

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  2. The remarkably unlikely success of Harry ReidRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts The first and most important thing to know about Harry Reid, the Senate minority leader who announced his retirement today , is just how unlikely it is that he succeeded in politics at all.

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  3. Roads closed in NE Washington because of person barricaded in atticRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. police said streets around the 4800 block of Meade Street NE are closed as they deal a person barricaded in the attic of a residence. Police Activity: 4900 Block of Meade St, NE The outlined area is CLOSED to Vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

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  4. Is this the end of the White House's insufferable insularity?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the early days of the Obama administration, my Washington Post colleague Shailagh Murray and I used to trade tales of the arrogance of White House officials more interested in their insular club and the prestige of their positions than in the responsibility they had. "They think they're in the movie of their job," she liked to say, and she was right: They acted as if they were playing themselves in "The West Wing."

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  5. Traffic, transit tips for second weekend of blossom festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    We're still a way off from the predicted peak bloom of April 11 through 14, but expect to see more people near the Tidal Basin and the Mall this weekend, because the National Cherry Blossom Festival is now in its second week. Metro tries to keep the festival weekends free of track work, but there is one project scheduled, and I've listed it below.

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  6. Hundreds of D.C. residents now have marijuana seeds. But can they grow it?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    People wait in a long line to get into Libertine, which was having a marijuana seed share event Thursday in Washington. Matt Skarbeck handed out free marijuana seeds from his personal collection at the D.C. Cannabis Campaign's seed share Thursday evening.

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  7. Unsettled after AppomattoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The 50th anniversary of the Civil War was all about reconciliation, grizzled old men shaking hands across the wall in Gettysburg, bunking down in tents with the remains of their old regiments, listening to Woodrow Wilson talk of "reunion and hope and patriotic fervor" before heading back to Washington to preside over a more rigidly segregated federal workforce. The second major anniversary - the centennial - was a strained echo of the first, with politicians and civic leaders still nattering on about sectional and racial comity, but it had the air of an awkward family reunion with toxic secrets just under the surface.

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  8. home opportunities available for buyers willing to waitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    If you're interested in buying a newly constructed house in the Washington region, you'll find plenty of options in a variety of price ranges. "There's definitely a lot of building going on, but builders are being a little more cautious and avoiding getting ahead of buyers," says Ben Sage, director of the Mid-Atlantic region of Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company in Chantilly, Va.

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  9. Senate pushes conservative budget toward approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this March 25, 2015, photo, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, to discuss the budget. The Senate is up after House Republicans pushed through a boldly conservative budget eliminating deficits over the next decade by cutting deeply into Medicaid, food stamps and welfare, and repealing the president's health care law.

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  10. Gene Weingarten: Getcher gotcha column hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    They claim these are "dirty tricks." Of course they are. But I am very much in favor of them - and the more pointless the question, the better.

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  11. Mike Allena s a Spotteda feature mis-spots Wall Street Journal stafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Sudeep Reddy is the deputy global economics editor at the Wall Street Journal. On Monday night, he says he dined out at Rose's Luxury .

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  12. 5Streetcar fatigue: It's crashed, it's burned, and we're sick of talking about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Gabe Klein, former District Department of Transportation chief under mayor Adrian Fenty, is an advocate for completing the D.C. Streetcar network, whose test line on H Street Northeast has been troubled. "I totally understand the fatigue," he says.

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  13. Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In this July 25, 2013 file photo, Alejandro Mayorkas, then-President Obama's nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A new inspector general's report has concluded that Mayorkas, now the No.

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  14. Lionel Messi gets a heroa s welcome from fans across WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Lionel Messi, the world's biggest soccer star, practices with the Argentina national team at Georgetown University on March 24. "If we pull two of the bars wide, I bet I can fit through," one of the fans said as he looked onto the soccer field. On the other side of the bars stood one of the world's greatest athletes.

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  15. Last-minute drill for 16th Street Bridge commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Motorists travel north over the 16tth Street Bridge at Military Road NW. The heavily used bridge is being rebuilt, and that will have a major effect on traffic for four months.

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  16. Metro police plan crackdown on fare evadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Transit police are about to launch an enforcement program targeting people who don't pay for train and bus rides. This is a safety issue for Metro workers, many of whom have been injured in confrontations with fare evaders.

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  17. Nancy Pelosi turns 75 today. Shea s still the most effective leader in Congress.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    FEBRUARY 27: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to the media during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. Here's a little secret about Congress: Nancy Pelosi remains the leader that inspires the most fear among her colleagues.

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  18. 8 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of March 27-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The weekend's best in nightlife, music, movies and art around the Washington area. For even more, check out Nightlife Agenda and our list of National Cherry Blossom Festival events .

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  19. After a decade of strife, D.C. is feeling the streetcar burnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Gabe Klein, former District Department of Transportation chief under mayor Adrian Fenty, is an advocate for completing the D.C. Streetcar network, whose test line on H Street Northeast has been troubled. "I totally understand the fatigue," he says.

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  20. D.C. is about to host the nation's biggest, legal, marijuana giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The District is about to witness a massive, public drug deal on Thursday - and for those involved, it will be quite a bargain. Over 800 people have confirmed attendance at a giveaway of marijuana seeds Thursday night at an Adams Morgan restaurant.

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