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  1. 'This is not to be trusted': Astrologers are battling over Hillary Clinton's true birth timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In a bitter election year when basic facts seem open to question , vital statistics can offer cold comfort. Though birthers may falsely claim that President Obama was born in Kenya, the nation can, one would hope, agree that Donald Trump, 70, was born in Queens in 1946 and that Hillary Clinton, 68, was born in Chicago in 1947.

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  2. Clinton should stick with Merrick Garland if elected, says No. 2 Senate DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Washington Post

    In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., participates in a political rally during Democrats Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. Durbin said Wednesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton should stick with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland if she is elected.

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  3. Lincoln museum to host 'Pets in the White House' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is hosting an event dedicated to teaching the public about past presidential pets.

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  4. Illinois Gov. Rauner once said half of Chicagoa s teachers are a virtually illiterateaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Bruce Rauner waves to the crowd of supporters before taking the oath of office as Illinois's 42nd governor Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Before Bruce Rauner became governor of Illinois, he told school reformers that he thinks that half of the city's teachers were "virtually illiterate" and that half of the principals were "managerially incompetent."

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  5. Clinton lawyers to ask federal judge to block her deposition in email suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, standing before a painting of President George Washington, spoke July 13 in Springfield, Ill. Lawyers for Hillary Clinton are set to appear in federal court Monday morning seeking to prevent a judge from ordering the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to testify in a civil lawsuit about her use of a private email server as secretary of state.

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  6. Martin Flores wins first Web.com Tour titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Martin Flores won the Lincoln Land Charity Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title to wrap up a PGA Tour card.

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  7. We don't need Lincoln-inspired racial 'unity.' We need whites to stop being racist.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Stacey Patton is an assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Morgan State University and the author of the forthcoming book " Spare The Kids: Why Whupping Children Won't Save Black America ." Speaking at the site of Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" speech, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged Americans to try to see through the eyes of police officers, African-Americans and Latinos, and Donald Trump supporters.

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  8. Clinton lambastes Trump as unfit to lead a country dealing with race, violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A painting of President George Washington hangs behind Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she speaks at the Old State House in Springfield, Ill. Hillary Clinton excoriated Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday for running a campaign based on "fear mongering," arguing that he is unfit to lead a country grappling with the difficult issues of race and violence.

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  9. Homeless say booming cities have outlawed their right to sleep, beg and even sitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Carlo Piras and colleague Maurice Connaughton look at a homeless man passed out on the sidewalk of Main Street in Sarasota, Fla. The city passed an ordinance against "lodging out of doors," which prohibits sleeping or camping outside on public or private property without permission.

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  10. What happens in Puerto Rico won't stay thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    George F. Will writes a twice-weekly column on politics and domestic and foreign affairs. He began his column with The Post in 1974, and he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1977.

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  11. Honduran farmers to Finnish motorcycle gangs: Where U.S. smugglers illegally send their gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  12. Caught on a hot mic, Clinton speculates about Chris Christiea s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  13. Clinton says Trump rallies remind African Americans of 'mob violence that led to lynching'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Washington Post

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  14. Wonkblog: Tennessee's new official state rifle is so powerful it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  15. These civic experiments are getting citizens more involved in governing themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Washington Post

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  16. Meet President Obama's anticipator in chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  17. What we need is a direct debate between Obama and SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  18. max_ehrenfreundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Nine years ago Wednesday, President Obama declared his campaign for the White House -- nine years of acrimony and vitriol, nine years of relentless Republican opposition, nine years in which it has often seemed that Congress couldn't so much as name a post office without a filibuster. Still, Obama says, those nine years have not diminished his faith in the American political system, his faith in negotiation, in dealmaking and in the give and take of democracy.

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  19. Wonkblog: The problem with how Obama thinks about American politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  20. Obama on the a bugs on the windshielda that prevent bipartisanshipRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Speaking in an interview in Springfield, Ill., after delivering a major address on how to address the nation's sharp partisan divisions, President Obama said he could have done "a little better" but partisan screens are like "bugs on the windshield" that impede cooperation across party lines. "There is no doubt that every step of the way, every day that I'm in that office, maybe I could have done that a little better," Obama told Christi Parsons of the Los Angeles Times in a Wednesday interview that was posted Thursday.

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