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  1. Virginia man accused of scoping out D.C. locations for ISIS attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Washington Examiner

    A Virginia man was arrested Friday morning on charges of attempting to provide material support for the Islamic State after allegedly scouting several targets in the Washington, D.C., area for terrorist attacks, the Justice Department announced. Haris Qamar, 25, of Burke, Va., met with an FBI confidential witness to discuss a purported video the Islamic State was producing to promote lone wolf attacks in D.C. and its surrounding areas.

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  2. Did CBS News break the law when it bought an AR-15?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A CBS News employee who tried to prove a point this week by purchasing an AR-15 rifle from a Virginia gun store may have broken the law when she reportedly lied and said she was buying the firearm for herself. In a report that aired this week on " CBS This Morning ," producer Paula Reid visited SpecDive Tactical in Alexandria, Va., and documented her experience purchasing the popular rifle.

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  3. Former pundit pleads guilty to claiming he was a CIA agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A former pundit who had appeared on "Fox News" and falsely claimed to be a CIA agent has pleaded guilty to fraud, according to federal prosecutors. Wayne Simmons, 62, of Annapolis, Md., entered the plea in U.S. district court in Alexandria, Va., the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement Friday.

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  4. Kasich sets sights on liberal Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    While Ohio Gov. John Kasich appears to have no chance of winning Virginia Tuesday night, he's hoping to score in the double digits when it comes to state delegates, thanks mostly to liberal-leaning districts in the northern part of the state, just outside Washington, D.C. "Look, Super Tuesday is not going to be all that friendly to us except maybe Massachusetts and Vermont," former Missouri Congressman Tom Coleman told the Washington Examiner at a Kasich event in Northern Virginia just a few steps away from a polling site. The Kasich campaign has focused on Virginia's 8th and 11th districts, both liberal-leaning districts close to the Washington D.C., border that are expected to vote for Hillary Clinton.

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  5. How the Federal Housing Finance Agency hurts the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Forgive the people on the lower end of the income scale if they don't feel all that welcome in today's financial system. They certainly don't feel at home in the too-big-to-fail banks that dominate the market today.

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  6. New Smithsonian museum receives $1 million from local churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History and Culture is $1 million closer to reaching its $540 million funding goal. Alfred Street Baptist Church, a historic black church across the Potomac River in Alexandria, Va., has pledged $1 million to the project, making it the first faith-based organization to support the museum.

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  7. Congress moves to protect free speech from bureaucratic assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Tucked away in the 2,000 page omnibus tax and spending deal to fund the government is an early Christmas gift to proponents of free speech. Seven provisions of the deal will help encourage more speech or put a halt to various efforts to increase regulation of political speech via the executive branch.

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  8. Anti-Trump PAC goes live on eve of GOP debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    While Donald Trump was busy wooing supporters Monday evening in Las Vegas, two Republican consultants quietly launched a super political action committee aimed at taking him down. For weeks, former Republican National Committee staffer Liz Mair and Florida-based consultant Rick Wilson have been crafting a "guerilla campaign" against the GOP candidate, who sits second in the Washington Examiner 's presidential power rankings.

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  9. Sanders laughs off Clinton's subtle accusation of sexismRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent accusation that Hillary Clinton "shouts" when she discusses guns was entirely unrelated to her gender, Sanders told CNN on Sunday. During a campaign speech Friday in Alexandria, Va., the former secretary of state told supporters she'd "been told to stop shouting about guns," in a clear reference to Sanders.

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  10. Clinton takes victory lap after Benghazi hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.- HIllary Clinton took a campaign victory lap the day after her testimony before the Benghazi Select Committee. "A lot of things have been said about me, but quitter is not one of them," she said.

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  11. RNC chair: GOP has 'massive effort in Hispanic engagement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus made the case that the GOP has become a diverse party built on the values of equality and opportunity in remarks to the press in Alexandria, Virginia. Priebus stumped outside the El Paso Authentic Mexican Restaurant alongside several Hispanic GOP candidates running for office in Virginia, and said he heard "loud and clear" that the Latino community does not have only one opinion about who should lead the party.

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