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  1. Dana Bash Promoted To CNN's Chief Political CorrespondentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | SFGate

    "Dana is one of the best examples of a true CNN success story," political director Sam Feist and Washington deputy bureau chief Virginia Moseley write In her new role, Bash will be the network's lead correspondent covering the 2016 GOP field along with the lead Capitol Hill correspondent. She'll also play a role in CNN's upcoming September GOP debate, asking questions along with moderator Jake Tapper.

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  2. U.S. review of Keystone XL taking 5 times longer than averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio signs the bill authorizing expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline on Capitol Hill in Washington. For six and a half years, the White House has had a quick comeback to questions about its yet-to-be-announced decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline: Talk to the State Department.

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  3. Judge extends order blocking antiabortion group's video releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | SFGate

    AUGUST 03: U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Richard Blumenthal arrive at a news conference on Planned Parenthood August 3, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate failed on a procedural vote to advance to defund Planned Parenthood.

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  4. Gwyneth Paltrow makes Capitol Hill speech calling for GMO labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | SFGate

    Actresses Blythe Danner and her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow speak during a news conference to discuss opposition to H.R. 1599 on August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. H.R.1599, known as the "Deny Americans the Right to Know ," which would "take away the right of states to label Genetically Modified Organisms, stop the Food and Drug Administration from ever using its authority to craft a national GMO labeling standard, and add to consumer confusion by allowing 'natural' claims on GMO foods."

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  5. Gwyneth on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | SFGate

    Actresses Blythe Danner and her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow speak during a news conference to discuss opposition to H.R. 1599 on August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. H.R.1599, known as the "Deny Americans the Right to Know ," which would "take away the right of states to label Genetically Modified Organisms, stop the Food and Drug Administration from ever using its authority to craft a national GMO labeling standard, and add to consumer confusion by allowing 'natural' claims on GMO foods."

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  6. 'Finding Your Roots' to return for season 3 after PBS probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | SFGate

    In this March 26, 2015 file photo, actor Ben Affleck testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee hearing on diplomacy, development and national. security.

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  7. Michelle Obama, Sen. Marco Rubio Among The Hill's '50 Most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | SFGate

    The President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, are among a slew of attractive politicos named to Washington D.C. publication The Hill's "50 Most Beautiful" 2015, TheWrap can exclusively report. The 12th annual ranking, which features fresh faces in branches of government, the media and related industries was unveiled on Wednesday after a period of anonymous online submissions.

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  8. CBS Orders Comic Thriller Series - BrainDead' from - The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | SFGate

    CBS has set a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of "BrainDead," a one-hour comic thriller from Robert and Michelle King, the creators and executive producers of "The Good Wife," the network announced Wednesday. "BrainDead" will follow a young Capitol Hill staffer after getting her first job in Washington, D.C., after discovering that the government has stopped working and aliens have come to earth and eaten the brains of Congressmen and Hill staffers.

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  9. Senate considers No Child revision to limit federal roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | SFGate

    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. As the House moved forward with debate on the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law rewrite, the Senate considered a version sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Murray.

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  10. No Child revision barely passes House, goes next to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | SFGate

    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. As the House moved forward with debate on the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law rewrite, the Senate considered a version sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Murray.

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  11. House narrowly passes No Child Left Behind rewriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | SFGate

    Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., looks to members of the media as she and other Senate Democrats speak to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. As the House moved forward with debate on the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law rewrite, the Senate considered a version sponsored by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Murray.

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  12. NTSB says Amtrak engineer didn't use cellphone before crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | SFGate

    National Transportation Safety Board Vice Chairman Tho "Bella" Dinh-Zarr, left, and Amtrak Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer D.J. Stadtler, sit on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, prior to testifying before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing to examine passenger rail safety, focusing on accident prevention and on-going efforts to implement train control technology. Emergency personnel work the scene of a train wreck, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Philadelphia.

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  13. Man convicted of killing intern Chandra Levy to get new trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | SFGate

    The man who was convicted in the 2001 killing of Capitol Hill intern Chandra Levy will receive a new trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Washington, D.C., Superior Court Judge Gerald Fisher , who presided over the first trial, agreed to grant Ingmar Guandique a retrial before a new judge and jury after concerns arose over a government witness at his previous trial.

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  14. Vice president's son Beau Biden dies at 46 of brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 5, 2013 file photo, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden pauses while speaking at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. On Saturday, May 30, 2015, Vice President Joe Biden announced the death of his son, Beau, from brain cancer.

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  15. Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconductRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis, Hastert, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek re-election for a 12th term in Yorkville, Ill. Federal prosecutors have indicted Thursday, May 28, 2015, the former U.S. House Speaker on bank-related charges.

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  16. Senators sing blues over impasse; GOP hopefuls stuck in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., plays piano in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015. Alexander, who had the piano delivered to his Capitol Hill office so he could practice, is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi River with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra Saturday.

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  17. Capitol cops get bathroom training after guns left in toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | SFGate

    U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, before a House Administration Committee hearing to discuss safety concerns after a gyrocopter illegally landed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol grounds, securing officers handguns, and other issues. WASHINGTON - Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times this year.

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  18. Sarah Brady, gun control advocate, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | SFGate

    FILE: Sarah Brady, the wife of former White House Press Secretary James Brady, has died at the age of 73. She had become ill with pneumonia. WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 30: Sarah Brady, wife of former White House Press Secretary James Brady, visits the press briefing room that bears her husband's name at the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

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  19. Top US general optimistic about outcome of Tikrit battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | SFGate

    In this March 3, 2015 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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  20. Kids defy Capitol Hill cops; sled anywayRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Hill staffer Brandon Ashley holds a sign of protest on the west front lawn of the Capitol during a snow storm, March 5, 2015. The Capitol Police informed people gathering of the ban on sledding in the area but most choose to ignore the warning.

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