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  1. Play Ball! GOP, Dems to Battle as 1 _ Team ScaliseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs.

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  2. Supreme Court Justices Play by Their Own Ethics RulesRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Supreme Court Justices don't answer to anyone when it comes to transparency. And some think that's a problem.

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  3. Defensive Trump Addresses Evangelicals During Comey TestimonyRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A defensive President Donald Trump railed Thursday against Democrats, Beltway bureaucrats and terrorists he said were threatening America's way of life, finding a welcoming evangelical audience on what was surely one of the most trying days of his young presidency. While most of Washington was listening to fired FBI director James Comey testify before the Senate intelligence committee , Trump returned to a community that voted overwhelmingly for him in 2016, telling attendees at the Faith & Freedom Coalition that he was committed to furthering their social conservative agenda.

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  4. Options for Truly Independent Russia Probe Are LimitedRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Democrats' calls for an independent prosecutor to lead the Russia probe get louder Wednesday in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's ousting of the FBI director. But the options for an independent counsel are limited.

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  5. Artist Found Fatally Stabbed in Home Near Capitol HillRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | US News & World Report

    An artist temporarily living in Washington, D.C. while helping with an exhibit at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design was found tied up and stabbed to death in an apartment. D.C. Police tell local media that 34-year-old Corrina Mehiel of Burnsville, N.C. was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a basement apartment on Capitol Hill.

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  6. 5 Reasons to Reject Donald Trump's Education Pick Betsy DeVosRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Betsy DeVos arrives for her Secretary of Education confirmation hearing in the Trump administration on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2017. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski Thanks to Republican efforts to rush the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. secretary of education, far too little is known about her understanding of education law and policy, financial interests or agenda for the nation's public schools.

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  7. The Political Battle over Neil Gorsuch's Nomination Has BegunRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | US News & World Report

    In his first full day as President Donald Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch made the traditional introductory rounds on Capitol Hill, visiting members of the Senate who will soon decide if he will replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Also on Wednesday, Trump convened a White House roundtable to discuss Gorsuch with influential conservatives who he's counting on to help get Gorsuch confirmed - including tax-reform crusader Grover Norquist, National Rifle Association executive Wayne LaPierre and leaders of anti-abortion groups and evangelical Christian organizations.

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  8. Trump Defends Executive Order: 'Not About Religion'Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Protesters rally near the White House on Jan. 29, 2017, in Washington, D.C., against President Donald Trump's executive order to bar all refugees and Muslims from seven mostly Muslim countries. The Trump administration is defending the executive order barring people from seven countries from traveling to the U.S. following a weekend of chaos at airports, public protests and criticism from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

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  9. Trump Adviser Stephen Bannon Brands Media as the OppositionRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Stephen Bannon, seen on Inauguration Day, thinks the "media should keep its mouth shut and just listen for a while." Stephen Bannon told the New York Times, "I want you to quote this: The media here is the opposition party.

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  10. Trump, Media Rancor Hits New LowRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Just when Donald Trump 's relationship with the news media seemed to have hit rock bottom, it got a lot worse. Trump and his aides are blasting journalists again for treating him unfairly, a theme that has preoccupied the new president and his senior aides since Trump took over the White House Friday.

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  11. Don't Expect a Different Trump From President TrumpRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | US News & World Report

    What's clear from Donald Trump's first day on the job is that the new president won't be deterred from doing things his way, no matter how many traditionalists he riles up, how many toes he steps on or how many orthodoxies he violates. Trump, a billionaire real-estate developer who never held political office prior to reaching the White House on Friday, wants to stand out, above all, as a groundbreaker and a deal maker.

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  12. Anxious and Angry, Washington Awaits Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Donald Trump will assume the presidency today as a historically unorthodox and unpopular figure who has promised swift and sweeping change to a deeply divided country while facing a fortified opposition, much of which views him as At the same time, his inherent abnormality - which enrages his critics and distresses even some of his supporters - has been the linchpin to his political success outside Washington. He is the first person to win the presidency without any prior political or military experience.

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  13. Photos: Washington, D.C. Before Donald Trump Takes OfficeRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A look at the mood in Washington before thousands pour in to attend the presidential inauguration or the women's march. Passengers wait in traffic on a Circulator bus along K St. NW Washington is known for its iconic landmarks and corridors of political influence.

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  14. Students with Disabilities Deserve Better Than Donald Trump's Betsy DevosRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | US News & World Report

    President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, appears before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the U.S. Department of Education, was cringe-inducing, to say the least.

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  15. How Donald Trump Can Be a Successful PresidentRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | US News & World Report

    In the closing weeks of 2016, the media is focusing on what the Democratic Party needs to do to rebuild after its 30-state loss to Donald Trump - and speculating on the various causes, from Russian hackers and fake news to James Comey and Anthony Weiner. But what they are missing is what the Republicans and President-elect Trump should be doing to capitalize on their upset win of the White House, and their ability to continue building a governing majority in both houses of Congress in the coming years.

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  16. 6 Best Places to Shop in Washington, D.C.Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | US News & World Report

    Travelers to the District of Columbia have an array of shopping experiences to choose from. Whether it's browsing Georgetown's eclectic boutiques, the craft stalls at Eastern Market or CityCenterDC's high-end stores, you're certain to find a retail scene that suits your tastes and needs.

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  17. Baltic Politician Believes Relations With Putin, or His Successor, Will Never ImproveRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | US News & World Report

    Despite kind words exchanged by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, relations between Moscow and the West will never improve while the Russian president remains in office or even immediately following his departure, according to one politician from the Baltics, the region considered by many observers to be Russia's next target for meddling. "I don't see that there will be changing relations with the West and Russia, either under Putin" or the next Russian president, said Latvian politician Martins Bondars, who visited D.C. this week with other delegates from the Baltic states to meet with senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill about how the U.S. during Trump's administration will help defend Europe and its NATO partners.

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  18. Donald Trump Builds a New Bully Pulpit With Rallies, TweetsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | US News & World Report

    President-elect Donald Trump's "Thank You" tour serve as a reminder to those watching from Capitol Hill that the masses are with him. In the midst of the ferocious debate over the Affordable Care Act in 2010, President Barack Obama did something many presidents do when they feel stymied by an obstinate Congress: He took his pitch on the road, embarking on a multi-city series of campaign-like stops before supportive audiences.

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  19. 10 Best Brunch Spots in Washington, D.C.Read the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | US News & World Report

    Visitors to the District of Columbia may think the nation's capital is all about power lunches on Capitol Hill. Not so.

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  20. 5 Charming Neighborhoods to Visit in Washington, D.C.Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | US News & World Report

    There's a lot more to the District of Columbia than historic sites and monuments. The nation's capital is a very eclectic city, featuring a number of quaint and colorful areas visitors should explore.

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