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2 hrs ago | USA Today
Former Rep. Trey Radel is refunding contributors more than $63,000, according to the latest campaign finance report filed by the Florida Republican, who gave up his seat in January after pleading guilty to a drug charge.
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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Wednesday marked another Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the 152nd anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's signing of a bill freeing slaves in Washington.
10 hrs ago | Switched
APRIL 11: A sign sits at the beginning of a road that goes into thousands of acres of Bureau of Land Management land that has been temporarily closed to round up illegal cattle that are grazing south of Mesquite Nevada.
14 hrs ago | Daily Kos
With Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigning, there's a lot of speculation about what her next career choice will be: Ms.
16 hrs ago | GlobeSt.com
Start each day with GlobeSt.com's National AM Alert for original coverage of the latest transactions and trends shaping the commercial real estate industry.
20 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa cuts ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings off during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Capitol Hill University March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Last week, Congress packed their bags and left the Capitol Hill campus for spring recess -- the congressional equivalent of spring break.
Earth Day is a week from tomorrow. How many people will drive to their local environmental festival without even a second thought to how they got there? The ATU and the Sierra Club are teaming up to promote transit as a solution to fast-rising transportation emissions.
Capitol Hill police officers search the site after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 3, 2013.
It's April 15. If you bought an electric car in 2013, you can claim a tax break today.
Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Mary Landrieu , , in a new ad for her re-election campaign, distances herself from the Obama administration while touting her Washington insider cred that has led to her chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Activists hold signs and family photos protesting U.S. immigration policy in Lafayette Square outside the White House on March 12, 2014, in Washington, D.C. House Democrats are renewing their push for a vote on a proposed comprehensive immigration reform package, vowing Tuesday to refocus efforts on pressuring Republicans to sign onto a discharge ... (more)
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell reported his best reelection fundraising period so far this cycle, announcing Monday that his campaign has raised $2.4 million since January, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA Retired Gen.
We've all seen the beer commercials set in big beach dance parties: the bikini-clad woman passing a frosty bottle over to her partner, a well-muscled specimen with an equally bare midriff and a knowing smile.
The rain didn't come to California last year, but it is was raining "Benjamins" on Capitol Hill as the Central Valley's Paramount Farm interests contributed $457,000 to Congress, and the Westlands Water District spent $1,600,000 on lobbying and outreach last year.