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4 hrs ago | Hot Air

Fatah, Hamas announce reconciliation pact, new elections

If the Middle East peace process wasn't dying before today, it's definitely on life support now .

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Terrorism,

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Bill Clinton booked for fundraiser next month for Md. gubernatorial hopeful Anthony Brown

Former President Bill Clinton has been booked for a fundraiser next month to benefit the Maryland gubernatorial campaign of Lt.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Maryland Government, Maryland

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Tom Steyer suggests $100 million might not be enough in 2014

Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer plans to spend big money making an impact in the 2014 midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News

12 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Liberal Reporter Barton Gellman Ready to Accept Award at ACLU Fundraiser...Until a Blogger Called

"Washington Gadfly" blogger Evan Gahr caught Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman in an ethical dance over accepting a "civil liberties" award from the ACLU at their "Bill of Rights Award Dinner."

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Related Topix: ACLU, Washington Post, Publishing, Journalism

16 hrs ago | Townhall

NBC's Cognitive Dissonant Hack Syndrome

I've always thought entrenched left-wing journalists in Washington needed their heads examined.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Startups, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Music, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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White House remains fuzzy on the name of person who wore Easter bunny costume

The plush white rabbit is an annual highlight of the White House Easter Egg Roll, which took over the South Lawn on Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, John McCain, W., George Bush

Media Matters for America

6 Things You Should Know About Conservative Media Darling Dr. Ben Carson

Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is trading on his medical reputation to ride a wave of media hype, but upon closer examination, many of his views are contradictory or emulate the uninformed chatter of a right-wing radio shock jock.

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The Washington Post

Switchback: Talking Tech

Brian Fung covers technology for The Washington Post, focusing on electronic privacy, national security, digital politics and the Internet that binds it all together.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Science / Technology

Baltimore News

Enrollment up in Prince George's Co. schools

The Washington Post reports that nearly 2,000 more students attended county schools this year than last.

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The Washington Post

If you fall on hard times, these are the states that will catch you

Rebecka Ortiz offers a sample of pasta to daughter Sariah, 3, in a store where she was using food stamps.

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Related Topix: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banking, Financial Services, Pennsylvania, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News

News Max

Chris Brown Bodyguard Convicted of Assault; Singer on Trial Next

Chris Brown's assault trial stemming from an October altercation with a fan has been pushed to Wednesday, though his bodyguard was convicted of misdemeanor assault last week for his alleged part in the fight.

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HeraldNet

Where Macondo came alive

"One Hundred Years of Solitude" gave me a new way of looking at the world. The label "magical realism" does not begin to capture the poetry of Garcia Marquez's imagination or the evocative power of his prose.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Washington Post, Publishing, South America, World News, Colombia, Journalism, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax: Marriage, kids, house a " theya re not a package deal

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Washington Post, Publishing, Home Buying, Home, Health

FishBowl

Mr. Manners Takes Up a New Post

The Washington Post has hired Steven Petrow to write an advice column with a special focus on LGBTQ issues.

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The Washington Post

Slate offers subscriptions, but ita s not a paywall

The subscribers will pay $5 a month or $50 a year. The bonuses also include discounts or special seats at Slate events and early access to some articles.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Washington Post, Publishing, Entertainment

Patch.com

Maryland's Highest Court Upholds Council Move to Cut Police Union's Benefits

The union representing Montgomery County Police officers has lost a third court challenge in its battle over retirement and health benefits.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD

Free Republic

NBC Hired 'Psychological Consultant' to Assess...

NBC has been so alarmed at Meet the Press's decline, the network hired a "psychological consultant" to assess the host, David Gregory.

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Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television

The Washington Post

In Clinton trove, a glimpse at the dawn of a new D.C.

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, center, budget director Franklin Raines, left, and Carol Thompson Cole, right, an adviser to Raines, enter the White House after a short news conference in August 1997, shortly after the passage of the Revitalization Act.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US News, Healthcare Law, Law

The Washington Post

Save the Date: Post Hunt 2014 is June 1

Only Gene, Tom and Dave know what Post Hunt 2014 will feature, but we suspect it'll be gigantic - like the fun participants will have.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News

Greendale

Nine Tax Maps in Honor of Tax Day

In recognition of Tax Day, the GovBeat blog at The Washington Post compiled nine fascinating maps about taxation in the United States.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

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