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  1. Liberal city rejects daughter's bid to protect Gerald Ford's home, temporary White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Neighbors have gone to war over the likely construction of a big house that would overshadow former President Gerald R. Ford's Alexandria, Va., house, a national historic landmark and the temporary White House for 10 days after Richard M. Nixon resigned in disgrace. "This is the only ordinary residence apart from Mt.

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  2. Parents heckle, get ejected from meeting on school 'gender identity' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    FALLS CHURCH, Va.- Parents booed, hissed, shouted and had the police called on them last night as the country's tenth largest school district's school board voted to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies in order to comply with a federal mandate. The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is requiring schools to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies or face a loss of federal funding, despite the fact that no Fairfax County student has complained of discrimination to OCR.

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  3. Parents scream, boo, hiss, get thrown out of meeting as school district adds 'gender identity' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    FALLS CHURCH, Va.- Parents booed, hissed, shouted and had the police called on them last night as the country's tenth largest school district's school board voted to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies in order to comply with a federal mandate. The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights is requiring schools to add "gender identity" to their nondiscrimination policies or face a loss of federal funding, despite the fact that no Fairfax County student has complained of discrimination to OCR.

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  4. Outsider Ben Carson staffs campaign with GOP insidersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    As a group, they're not among the most sought-after GOP operatives of the 2016 cycle. None will turn heads among coveted donors prone to being impressed by big-name hires.

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  5. Thomas Wheeler rolls out 'strongest' Internet regs in FCC historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    The Federal Communications Commission will vote Feb. 26 on reclassifying the Internet as a public utility, a move that would introduce an unprecedented layer of government regulation to the broadband Internet industry that has the full backing of the Obama administration. "I am submitting to my colleagues the strongest open internet protections ever proposed by the FCC," FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler announced in an op-ed published in Wired Magazine.

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  6. Campaign finance rules miss the forest for the treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Discussions of campaign finance regulation usually bring to mind images of smoke-filled rooms and wealthy donors - the Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson on the Right, and Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and George Soros on the Left. They never seem to include people like Diana Hsieh.

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