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  1. Lynch Spurns Republican Calls to Discuss Clinton E-Mail DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Bloomberg

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on July 12, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Attorney General Loretta Lynch rejected Republican demands to discuss her decision against prosecuting Hillary Clinton before a House panel whose chairman said the former secretary of state's careless handling of official communications may have jeopardized U.S. national security.

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  2. Trump's D.C. Hotel Project Draws Labor Dept Scrutiny: PoliticoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Labor Dept is investigating whether workers on Donald Trump's renovation of the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington are being paid less than federal law requires, Politico reports . Dept says it's looking into allegations of wage-rule violations by Craftsmen Group, Trump Organization subcontractor that restores windows Employees at site, including one Craftsmen Group worker, say they and others aren't receiving pay rates mandated by law; 2 of them produced pay stubs to back their claims: Politico NOTE: Landmark Old Post Office built in 1899, sits half-way between White House and Capitol Hill on Penn.

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  3. Sanders Begins Setting Terms for Closing Out Democratic RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Bloomberg

    With the last primary done, Bernie Sanders is negotiating an end to his fight with Hillary Clinton and staking a claim on directing the future of the Democratic Party. After polls closed for the Democratic contest in Washington, D.C., Sanders had a private meeting with Clinton, having hours earlier rebuffed pressure from Senate colleagues and party leaders to end his campaign.

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  4. Republican Senator Retracts Trump Endorsement Over Judge RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Sen. Mark Kirk speaks to the media after attending a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill, April 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. Donald Trump lost his first Republican endorsement Tuesday after Republican Senator Mark Kirk said he could no longer support his party's nominee given his remarks about a judge's Mexican heritage.

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  5. Saudi Culture Exports Extremism, Former 9/11 Commissioner SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Bloomberg

    A former U.S. lawmaker who served on the commission that investigated the Sept. 11 attacks said there's a "glaring contrast" between Saudi Arabia's high-level cooperation in uncovering terrorist plots and its "society and culture exporting extremism and intolerance."

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  6. LendingClub Is Ruining It for the Rest of FintechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Scandal , fleeing investors and a subpoena at the high-profile financial-technology firm aren't the only bumps in the road. A U.S. Treasury report last week recommended stricter scrutiny of fintech firms, which have mostly been regulated until now only on the state level.

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  7. LendingClub Is Ruining It for the Rest of FintechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Scandal , fleeing investors and a subpoena at the high-profile financial-technology firm aren't the only bumps in the road. A U.S. Treasury report last week recommended stricter scrutiny of fintech firms, which have mostly been regulated until now only on the state level.

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  8. Treasury Should Probe U.S. Banks on Panama Papers, Senators SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Bloomberg

    U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a hearing before Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee February 10, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A pair of the U.S. banking industry's biggest Senate critics demanded a Treasury Department investigation into offshore banking revelations contained in leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm.

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  9. Grassley at Peace With Obstructionist Stance on High Court PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Senator Chuck Grassley takes his seat for a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill January 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The grizzled Iowa Republican senator who chairs the Judiciary Committee has been at the center of a storm of pressure from the White House, Democrats and grassroots activists across the country to get him to crack and allow the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland to go forward. But Grassley -- smiling, relaxed and busy at the Capitol -- appears more at peace with Senate Republicans' total blockade of hearings and votes for Garland after a few weeks back in Iowa facing numerous questions at town halls about his position.

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  10. Historic Storm Snarls Transit From Washington to New YorkRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A historic winter storm will keep its grip on much of the northeastern U.S. on Saturday after already grounding more than 8,600 flights, knocking out power to some 258,000 homes and businesses, and dumping more than a foot of snow on Washington and half that on New York. As of 10 a.m., 13 inches had fallen at the White House.

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  11. Sledding Returns to Capitol Hill for Promised Epic StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Twin sisters Charlotte and Kendall Adams, 8, sled during a snow storm on the west front lawn of the Capitol on March 5, 2015. It may not be as precious as, say, freedom of speech, but the freedom to sled has returned to Capitol Hill for the first time in years -- just in time for what forecasters are promising will be an epic storm.

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  12. Republican Haley Takes Aim at Trump in Party's Response to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bloomberg

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley holds a news conference with fellow members of the Republican Governors Association at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce February 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley delivered a barbed Republican response to U.S. President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address, but her main target was her own party's 2016 front-runner, Donald Trump.

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  13. Israeli Lawmakers Call for Banning Trump During VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Donald Trump, president and chief executive officer of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a Tea Party Patriots rally against the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., n Sept. 9, 2015.

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  14. Carly Fiorina, an Outsider Candidate Republican Insiders Can LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. On the surface, it's clear why the national political mood has swept her, Donald Trump, and Ben Carson to the top of Republican presidential polls.

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  15. Senate Advances Spending Bill to Avoid U.S. Government ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Bloomberg

    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell returns to his office after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon May 12, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate advanced a stopgap spending bill Monday that would avert a U.S. government shutdown this week while dropping demands by conservative Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood.

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  16. Senate Blocks Spending Bill in Step Toward Avoiding ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Senate Democrats blocked a U.S. government spending measure Thursday that would strip Planned Parenthood funding, a step that may push lawmakers toward a plan to avoid a shutdown when financing ends Sept. 30. The 47-52 Senate vote, with 60 required, failed to advance the measure, which would fund the government until Dec. 11. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to schedule a vote Monday on a new stopgap spending proposal that would keep Planned Parenthood funds untouched, said second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas.

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