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4 hrs ago | CNN
Another big challenge facing President Barack Obama and some new twists on key 2014 dynamics and players surfaced during our weekly trip around the "Inside Politics" table. Michelle -- not Barack -- is the Obama who will be racking up some miles in the seven-week sprint to Election Day.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
At 9:15 a.m., the near-hour-long search through 600,000 square feet of office space narrowed to a single corridor, six rows of cubicles and a smattering of offices of Building 197. Aaron Alexis was hiding amid the cluttered desks and six-foot partitions.
9 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
Sunday on CNN's "Inside Politics," host John King pointed to President Barack Obama's low poll numbers and said, "Look at his approval rating in the CNN poll, 37 percent approval in Iowa, 56 percent disapprove. That tells you about the president's struggled in this midterm election year and changes the calculation for every Democrat."
13 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org
The Washington Post knows how to bury the news it doesn't like. On Saturday, they began one this way: "Health-insurance plans of as many as 250,000 Virginians will be canceled in January because the policies do not meet the standards set by the Affordable Care Act, a development that Republican Ed Gillespie hopes will boost his prospects as he tries to unseat Sen. Mark R. Warner."
17 hrs ago | NWAonline
Rock fans listen to the band Narcotic Self perform at Slowdown in Omaha, Nebraska, on August 30. Slowdown was built by Saddle Creek Records, a local label of indie rockers led by Conor Oberst, but the city of Omaha invested $1.3 million in tax increment financing for the venueis construction. Illustrates OMAHA-INDIEROCK , by Danielle Paquette © 2014, The Washington Post.
Metro says it is seeking volunteers to test out new high-tech fare collection machines at its turnstiles, beginning in January. Metro seeking volunteers to test new fare gates Metro says it is seeking volunteers to test out new high-tech fare collection machines at its turnstiles, beginning in January.
The Islamic State group on Saturday released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines in the same grisly manner as the murder of two American journalists in recent weeks, The Washington Post reported. The video, titled "A Message to Allies of America," appears to show Haines clad in an orange jump-suit kneeling beside a man who speaks in the same London-accented English as the apparent executioner in two previous videos.
The head of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee is urging the federal bureaucracy to restore a decade's worth of electronic court documents that were deleted last month from online viewing because of an upgrade to a computer database known as PACER. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy said the removal of the thousands of cases from online review is essentially erasing history.
Speaking at the Summit Board of Education meeting September 11, Summit High School Principal Paul Sears summarized the high school's ranking comparisons, as published by New Jersey Monthly Magazine , Newsweek , U.S. News and World Report , and The Washington Post . In their rankings, New Jersey Monthly had Summit High School ranked 38th, compared to first for Chatham, and fourth for Millburn.
Not all of Congress has a high net worth. In fact, there are plenty of politicians without much net worth at all.
The Library of Congress has a handwritten copy of the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner," which Francis Scott Key wrote in September 1814. Illustrates ANTHEM , by Michael E. Ruane A© 2014, The Washington Post.
Today, court documents were released by Yahoo showing exactly how far the federal government is willing to go to obtain digital information about its citizens. In 2008, Yahoo was threatened with a $250,000 a day fine if they didn't fork over their users' metadata.
Apple's iPhones will store credit and debit cards and allow customers to pay for goods and services using the device.
Corrections officials say a woman charged with suffocating her two toddlers in her Cheverly home has been moved to a state psychiatric facility. A spokeswoman for the Prince George's County Department of Corrections tells The Washington Post that 24-year-old Sonya Spoon was moved on Thursday.
Washington has spoken out about its desire to see Hong Kong move forward in its democratic development - but also believes that the issue is an internal affair for China, according to several sources. US National Security Adviser Susan Rice raised the issue of Hong Kong during her visit to Beijing earlier this week, sources said.
For the first time since winning last year's National Book Award in poetry, Mary Szybist will be making an appearance in Washington. She'll be my guest for "The Life of a Poet," on Wednesday, Sept.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:00 pm
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