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59 min ago | The Washington Post

D.C. students a meet Washingtona to learn about careers

Middle school students from Browne Education Campus look at an architect's model under glass during a field trip to the National Museum of African American History construction site on Tuesday in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Education Etc., African-American, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Education

5 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Lee Hamilton Commentary: Why incumbents keep getting reelected

It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelly: A big thank you to everyone who donated to Send a Kid to Camp

Thank you. When the last penny had been counted, readers of The Washington Post had contributed $330,963.53 to this year's Send a Kid to Camp campaign.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Switched

Conservatives Want This Republican To Apologize For Supporting Gay Marriage

Jolly on Monday asserted his personal support for "traditional marriage," but said the government should allow for same-sex marriage "as a matter of Constitutional principle."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Publishing, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Maine

The Washington Post

Fairfax County Chairman Bulova makes her sales pitch for riding Metro Silver Line

You will see that enthusiasm reflected in this letter from the county government's leader, but it's also a very helpful guide for anyone planning to use the five new stations set to open Saturday in Fairfax.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Fairfax, VA, Reston, VA, Tysons Corner, VA, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

BayouBuzz.com

Bill Cassidy's latest campaign ad examined by Washington Post's 'Fact Checker'

The Washington Post's "Fact Checker" Wednesday examined Rep. Bill Cassidy 's recent Senate campaign ad that criticizes "some in Congress" who "exempted staff from "It's good enough for us, but not for them -- that's what's wrong with Washington," says Cassidy, a Baton Rouge physician, in the TV ad.

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Related Topix: Publishing, The Washington Post Company, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

NewsBusters.org

Hypocrisy Watch: White House Spokesman Josh Earnest Faces a...

Allahpundit at Hot Air enjoyed mocking the White House spokesman for disdaining the media's use of anonymous sources....as if the White House never delivers information anonymously.

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Related Topix: Publishing

Mid-Day Mumbai

Russia trained, equipped rebels shot down MH17: US

Washington: Senior US intelligence officials said Russia trained and equipped separatists responsible for the shooting down of MH17 with a surface-to-air missile over Ukraine, but noted that the rebels may have targeted the plane presuming it to be a Ukrainian military jet.

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Related Topix: Prison, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

Spiked

Ed Miliband: desperately seeking authority

This is clearly great news for Team Ed. After weeks pushing for a photo-op with what to them must seem a grown-up politician, it finally happened.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Publishing, Labour Party (UK)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Mark Begich, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Publishing

Pam's House Blend

Israel Tries New Rationale for War

Watching Operation Protective Edge move from a few air strikes to invasion and decimation of the land and people of Palestine is so reminiscent of Cast Lead and the horrors we covered then.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine), Publishing, Terrorism

Salt Lake Tribune

Washington Post: Democracy in the cross hairs

House Republicans who profess an allegiance to local democracy outdid themselves in the hypocrisy department last week as they trampled on the District of Columbia's right to home rule.

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Related Topix: US News, Publishing, Washington DC, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Opinion

The Washington Post

HUD settles case alleging housing discrimination against domestic violence victim

President Obama in March signs the Violence Against Women Act, which expands protections against housing discrimination for victims of domestic violence.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Berlin, NH

Switched

Washington Post Heightens Wonk Wars With Storyline

The Post's new online vertical, Storyline , will cover policy topics through articles, videos and charts -- or "chapters" -- that follow a particular storyline.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Journalism

The Daily Caller

Bob Costa: 'Don't rule out Romney' for 2016

One of the best-sourced reporters in Washington says you shouldn't rule out Mitt Romney to make a third run for the presidency in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Publishing, Chris Christie, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsBusters.org

WashPost's Sally Quinn Insists Selfish Sarah Palin Needs a...

Sally Quinn founded the "On Faith" section of The Washington Post, and she's shown a repeated pattern of loathing conservative Christians, especially Sarah Palin.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Publishing

JD Journal

Winston & Strawn Enjoying E-Discovery Group's Success

Winston & Strawn is experiencing fast growth in its e-discovery department, according to The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Winston and Strawn, Law, Winston & Strawn, The Washington Post Company, Publishing

The Washington Post

D.C. man exonerated in 1982 rape and murder

Kevin Martin becomes emotional while talking to reporters after leaving the D.C. Superior courthouse on July 21st after being exonerated for a crime he didn't commit.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Washington, DC

The Island Packet

Hillary Clinton can't get it right

Does anyone in Washington have any regard for the truth? I recently saw a re-run of Hillary Clinton making the statement that she and her husband were broke when they left the White House.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, US News, Publishing

NewsBusters.org

WashPost Highlights 'Stop Funding Israel Terror' Protest With No Reference to Hamas Rockets

The Washington Post devoted a story and two large color photographs on Monday to a small leftist protest against Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, The Washington Post Company, Publishing, Palestinian Territories,

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