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  1. Superheroes fail to break record on Capitol HillRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Awesome Con, a convention for comic book fans taking place this weekend in Washington , failed to break the Guinness World Record for largest group of people dressed as comic book characters in one place.

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  2. Superheroes to take over Capitol HillRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    Awesome Con, a three-day event in Washington that celebrates comic books and science fiction, is trying to organize the largest group of people ever to assemble dressed as comic book characters, according to a press release from the convention.

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  3. New debate: Should Congress use technology to spend less time in D.C.?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Washington Times

    Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said Wednesday that Congress should be more forward-thinking and allow lawmakers to do more of their work remotely, rather than crisscrossing the nation every week to get to Capitol Hill.

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  4. Conservatives mark Tax Day by ripping IRS, say reforms are neededRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Washington Times

    Conservatives are using the tax filing deadline to take aim at Washington's policy and the IRS, which has been steeped in scandal for nearly a year because of allegations it targeted right-leaning groups seeking favorable tax status.

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  5. Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of the attack in BenghaziRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Washington Times

    A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept.

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  6. Cherry blossom, World Bank events close DC roadsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Washington Times

    District of Columbia police are warning of street closures and possible traffic delays this weekend due to the National Cherry Blossom Festival and events at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank complex.

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  7. DeLAY: A budget that reflects our true valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Washington Times

    If you really want to appreciate the good work that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and the House Republicans did Thursday in passing their budget, consider the Pencil Story.

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  8. Big win but a long road ahead for college unionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Washington Times

    Ramogi Huma and the United Steelworkers celebrated the first big win in their push to unionize college athletes with an appearance on the Colbert Report and a triumphant tour on Capitol Hill.

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  9. Handling of Former IRS employee Lois Lerner makes lawyers cringeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    As the House prepares for several key votes on former Internal Revenue Service employee Lois G. Lerner and potential legal action, analysts say she and her attorney have mishandled their case by picking and choosing when they want to talk, and to whom they are willing to talk.

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  10. EDITORIAL: Another red line for Obama, this time with Iran, AboutalebiRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    Old wounds can heal, but not if they're continually picked at. Iran is a wound that never closes, owing to the Islamic regime's determined efforts to prevent it.

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  11. EDITORIAL: Virginiaa s Moran laments our a underpaida CongressRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    Rep. James P. Moran is calling it quits after 12 terms, a tacit concession that Democrats won't win back the House in November.

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  12. Times staff wins 16 honors at 2013 VPA awardsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    The Washington Times has won 16 awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Association competition for writing, photography and design, an annual contest among multiple news organizations in several regions.

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  13. Russia, China leading efforts to bypass U.S. as IMF reforms stall on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Washington Times

    Russia challenged U.S. power at the IMF well before Moscow 's annexation of Crimea last month, a move that raised diplomatic tensions and prompted the leading Western powers to impose economic sanctions on Russia .

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  14. Leadership in Karzai's shadow: Afghanistan's next president to win vote, not total controlRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Washington Times

    Hamid Karzai's name was not on the ballot in Saturday's elections, but the outgoing president of Afghanistan is expected to remain a key political player, possibly complicating the U.S. relationship with his successor.

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  15. 2014 Masters: Kids take over Augusta National for Drive, Chip and Putt contestRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Washington Times

    AUGUSTA , Ga. - The biggest thrill of his life was making a 20-foot putt across the 18th green at Augusta National, and moments later he was wearing a green jacket.

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  16. Community taking a dive for young cancer patientRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Washington Times

    Being told to "go jump in a lake" is usually a snarky kiss-off. But it's become a heartwarming call-to-action for a Missouri community whose effort to help the family of a 5-month-old boy with cancer has inspired thousands across the country to submerge themselves in cold bodies of water.

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  17. Libya station chief gives perspective on Benghazi TV talking pointsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Washington Times

    Members of the House Intelligence Committee held a classified session Tuesday with the CIA 's former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of the Obama administration 's talking points used on national television.

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  18. College athletes take labor cause to Capitol HillRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Washington Times

    Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.

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  19. Bowser's victory caps speedy rise to political prominenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Washington Times

    D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser 's victory Tuesday in the District's Democratic mayoral primary caps a rise from relative obscurity seven years ago to front-runner status in the general election.

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  20. Libya station chief gives perspective on TV talking pointsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Washington Times

    Members of the House Intelligence Committee held a classified session Tuesday with the CIA 's former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of the Obama administration 's talking points used on national television.

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