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  1. An a unprecedenteda immigration forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Times

    A heads-up for those who fret about the border wars: A pair of heavyweights will duke out the finer points of immigration. Grover Norquist , founder of Americans for Tax Reform, and Dan Stein , president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, encounter one another on Thursday, each bolstered with distinct ideas and much mettle.

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  2. Inside the Beltway: Grover Norquist, Dan Stein to participate in immigration forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Times

    A heads-up for those who fret about the border wars: A pair of heavyweights will duke out the finer points of immigration. Grover Norquist , founder of Americans for Tax Reform, and Dan Stein , president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, encounter one another on Thursday, each bolstered with distinct ideas and much mettle.

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  3. Ashraf Ghani, Afghan president, thanks U.S. troops for sacrifices in first visit to D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Times

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked U.S. troops Tuesday for their service in Afghanistan and said they have helped to train a country that can defend itself against terrorism. "So what's the legacy? The legacy is now a proud Afghan security forces that has dealt with the best of you and emulates the best of your example," Mr. Ghani said to a crowd of service members at the Pentagon .

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  4. Utah beats Georgetown 75-64 to return to the Sweet 16Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Washington Times

    Brandon Taylor envisioned Utah finding success in this season's NCAA Tournament. He just didn't know how good it would feel.

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  5. 4th seed Georgetown and No. 5 Utah prep to meet in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Washington Times

    It's time for the Utah Utes to act like they belong - and aren't just stopping by - at the NCAA Tournament. That's coach Larry Krystkowiak's mandate for the fifth-seeded Utes, who survived their tournament opener against Stephen F. Austin to face No.

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  6. Afghan President Ghani seeks a new chaptera in U.S. relations with D.C. visitRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Washington Times

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will visit Washington next week for the first time since his election to meet with administration officials and mark a new chapter in the relationship between the two countries. Mr. Ghani will be joined by Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah and other key Afghan government leaders on the five-day visit that begins Sunday.

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  7. Georgetown avoids another upset, beats E. Washington 84-74Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Washington Times

    All the talk that the Hoyas couldn't handle underdogs can hush. Georgetown finally showed it can be a bully in March again.

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  8. The Right SIde Forum: What's next with conservative host Armstrong WIlliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Washington Times

    "The Right Side Forum," an hourlong conservative news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , will ask this question on its next broadcast: "Is homosexuality a choice?" The show, which debuted in January, airs live on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. on News Channel 8 in the Washington, D.C., area, and repeats again at 6:30 p.m. "Join us in discussing whether people choose to be gay.

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  9. Utah holds off Stephen F. Austin 57-50 in PortlandRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Washington Times

    Poeltl had 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Utes celebrated their return to the NCAA Tournament by holding off Stephen F. Austin for a 57-50 victory on Thursday night. The high-scoring Lumberjacks were a trendy pick in brackets across the country, but the Utes used their stout defense to hold the Southland Conference Tournament champions well under their season average of 79.5 points.

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  10. Obama clinging to 'preposterous argument' with Iran: Rep. Brad ShermanRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Washington Times

    A top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Obama administration is clinging to a "preposterous argument" if it thinks Iranian leaders can be trusted to stick by the weapons-barring rules of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty after economic sanctions on Iran are lifted. Rep. Brad Sherman made the charge during a committee hearing Thursday after a top administration official asserted that the nuclear deal being sought with the Islamic Republic will ultimately be insured by Tehran's long-term agreement to abide by the treaty after meeting other demands from Washington and other world powers.

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  11. Lawmakers warn of links between Cuba, Iran, VenezuelaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Washington Times

    Venezuela 's ties with Cuba and Iran raise even more red flags for the future of its relations with the United States, lawmakers told Obama administration officials Tuesday in the first Capitol Hill hearing since the recent sharp deterioration in relations between Washington and Caracas. Sen. Marco Rubio , the Florida Republican who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on Latin American relations, praised U.S. sanctions recently placed on Venezuelan officials by the Obama administration.

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  12. Head-scratching draws in NCAA tournament for Maryland, Georgetown, Virginia and VCURead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Washington Times

    The Maryland men's basketball team gathered in coach Mark Turgeon 's living room Sunday evening as the NCAA tournament bracket was revealed. It was supposed to be a celebratory moment, but when Maryland's name was announced, little was said.

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  13. Georgetown a No. 4 seed in South, plays Eastern WashingtonRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Washington Times

    Georgetown has earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA South Region and will open play against No.

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  14. Republicans, slow learners, ignoring obvious lessonsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Washington Times

    Immediately after losing the 2012 presidential election, Republican pundits and consultants - the very same ones who had laid out the losing strategy - declared the GOP would need to embrace amnesty for illegal aliens in order to win over the Latino vote and assure future Republican victory. In 2010 a little-known young state politician named Marco Rubio decided to run against a popular sitting governor for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Florida.

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  15. Next up on Armstrong Williams 'RIght Side Forum' - states' rightsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Washington Times

    "The Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , looks into the complicated world of states' rights during its next broadcast. The show, which debuted in January, airs live on Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m. on News Channel 8 in the Washington, D.C. area, and repeats again at 6:30 p.m. "States' rights is the foundation of our Republic," says Mr. Williams .

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  16. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German foreign minister, hits GOP letter to Iran on nuke talksRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Washington Times

    Germany 's top diplomat Thursday criticized the "open letter" signed by 47 U.S. Republican senators to Iran regarding nuclear talks, warning it could undermine Tehran 's confidence that a deal will be honored. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier , wrapping up a visit to Washington this week, said the letter came at an extremely sensitive time in talks between Iran and six global powers including the United States and Germany .

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  17. Neighborhoods: A look at Columbia Heights, Washington DCRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Washington Times

    First-time visitors to Washington, D.C., have a long list of must-sees: monuments on the National Mall, Smithsonian museums, cherry blossoms in springtime, maybe a selfie in front of the White House. But repeat visitors, and even some on a first trip, want more than top attractions.

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  18. Fox News hires King's niece as commentatorRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Washington Times

    Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network. Alveda King, director of African-American Outreach at Priests for Life, is an anti-abortion activist who has clashed politically with some of her uncle's former associates.

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  19. DC resident tours Capitol Hill on cross-country skisRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Washington Times

    The 29-year-old Northeast resident said he got a little stir crazy after doing some work at home, so he decided to strap on his cross-country skis and take a tour of Capitol Hill. He said he'd been tempted by other storms in the six years he's lived in Washington, and after seeing that his neighbors had yet to shovel their driveways, he figured the city was in a similar state.

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  20. Ben Carson becomes first GOP presidential ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Washington Times

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben S. Carson has formally launched an exploratory committee to test the waters for a White House bid next year, providing the clearest signal yet about his intentions. The move means Mr. Carson, who was a weekly columnist for The Washington Times, can now raise money to fund a presidential bid and makes him a candidate for all practical purposes.

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