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  1. Corey Stewart is a walking train wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The Washington Post

    This week, in our Washington, D.C., backyard, Corey Stewart , defender of the Confederacy and a Donald Trump on steroids, won the Republican Senate nomination in Virginia. The neo-Nazi, white-supremacist commentary website the Daily Stormer had this to say on the day after Stewart's victory: "We are in charge now.

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  2. In District firefighter's injury case, review panel points to his inexperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Washington Post

    The D.C. fire department has concluded that the positioning of equipment during a fire and the inexperience of a rookie contributed to a 2017 incident that severely injured the young firefighter when he was pinned between an engine and a ladder truck. The findings have come after an investigation of the Aug. 2 accident at a Capitol Hill house fire that injured firefighter Dane Smothers Jr., who was still in his probationary period after less than a year on the job and had limited experience with active fires, the report stated.

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  3. What's up with politicians suddenly embracing pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Washington Post

    It's not just because it's 4/20 - although that contributed to at least one important senator's announcement that he has come around to the idea of decriminalizing marijuana. Marijuana legalization advocates say they've had the best week in Washington since - well, ever.

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  4. Labor and civil rights organizations call for EPA chief Scott Pruitt's ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Washington Post

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt listens before President Trump arrives to speak during an energy roundtable with tribal, state and local leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in June. Environmental organizations have made themselves hoarse calling for Scott Pruitt's ouster from the Environmental Protection Agency over his efforts to roll back government regulations - and lately, his spending and personnel decisions.

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  5. A young D.C. man, with promise in the boxing ring, dies in the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Former amateur boxing standout Aujee Tyler was shot to death in D.C. He is seen here ringside in Florida in 2015 during his stint as a professional fighter, in a photo taken by his friend Dusty Hernandez-Harrison. When Buddy Harrison first met Aujee Tyler, in 2002, Tyler was 8 years old.

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  6. Scott Pruitt's $50-per-night condo just looks badRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Washington Post

    There has been no shortage of questionable travel arrangements made by President Trump's Cabinet-level officials. But Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's $50-per-night rental agreement is pretty swampy.

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  7. The young voices that feel excluded from the March for Our LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Thousands of students and their supporters are expected to descend upon Washington on Saturday to encourage lawmakers to act on gun control. But as young people become more of the focus in conversations about mass shootings, some say that their voices are being left out of the conversation - especially ones that don't fit in the current narrative.

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  8. Bowser - the 'mayor who hates guns' - champions March for Our ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser delivered remarks at a school rally held by Parkland students and Thurgood Marshall Academy students on March 22. As D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser prepares to host hundreds of thousands rallying for gun control, she has emerged as one of the biggest cheerleaders for Saturday's march and has positioned herself as a national figure in the movement. March for Our Lives presents an opportunity for Bowser, gliding to re-election this year without serious opposition, to build her image with the country while shoring up support at home on a popular issue after a series of bruising scandals.

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  9. How 'trade' became a dirty wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Washington Post

    U.S. President Donald Trump greets supporters at the "Make America Great Again" rally on March 10, 2018 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. . As President Trump signed hefty tariffs on most steel and aluminum imports Thursday, his top economic adviser Gary Cohn stood in the back of the Roosevelt Room with his arms crossed and a pained look on his face.

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  10. Washington to Amazon: How urban do you want to be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Many locals cheered when the Washington area claimed three spots on Amazon.com's shortA list of regions still in contention of host a second headquarters and its 50,000 jobs. The winnowing left the area with the best odds of any in the country.

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  11. The D.C. schools need to clean up their actRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson visits Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School in Northeast Washington on Feb. 2. In fiscal 2015, the District spent $19,396 per public school pupil . It was the third most expensive public school system in the country that year.

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  12. Nunes misrepresents Papadopoulos's role in the Russia investigation, earns praise from TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Washington Post

    Rep. Devin Nunes speaks to the media about the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes appeared on "Fox and Friends" on Monday morning to discuss the memo his staff produced alleging abuses of the process for seeking warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act . During that appearance, Nunes quite effectively acknowledged that a central tenet of the memo was inaccurate and that he himself appears not to understand critical aspects of the Russia investigation.

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  13. State of the Union to close streets and impact trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Washington Post

    In this Jan. 21, 2018, photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address Tuesday night.

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  14. D.C.'s constellation of local news sites has dimmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The Current Newspapers, the tetrad of hyperlocal printed newspapers in Northwest D.C., is in bankruptcy . The Gazette newspapers in Maryland closed in 2015.

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  15. 'A huge pain': Government shutdown briefly idles federal workers before reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A sign indicating that the National Archives Building is closed due to the federal government shutdown on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees in the Washington region began their work week on a gray-sky Monday facing a brief, unnerving government shutdown that left many fearing what lies ahead.

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  16. Our region's reaction to the federal shutdown can shape its futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Pro DACA supporters protest outside the Capitol Hill on January 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. The U.S. government is shutdown after the Senate failed to pass a resolution to temporarily fund the government.

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  17. In D.C., much remains open on first day of government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A National Park Service employee picks up trash at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The frustration of tourists in the nation's capital was a dominant theme of the 2013 federal government shutdown.

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  18. Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor to plead guilty to assaulting lawmaker, according to court filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Rand Paul returned to work at the U.S. Capitol more than a week after he suffered six broken ribs when he was tackled by a neighbor while mowing his lawn. A neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, has agreed to plead guilty in federal court in a November attack that left the nation's best known libertarian with six broken ribs and briefly sidelined him during debate over the tax overhaul, according to court documents.

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  19. After a three-year neighborhood dispute, the case of a Capitol Hill treehouse lands in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Alexandra Yee, 5, and her sister Nichola Yee, 7, the daughters of Ellen Psychas and Bonding Yee, walk in dressup clothes along the U-shaped alley of their Capitol Hill home. The treehouse above their heads has raised a controversy in the neighborhood.

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  20. Yes, Congress is broken. But earmarks will only make it worse.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | The Washington Post

    As lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to negotiate a tough spending bill this week, many commenters are lamenting the earmark ban put in place by then-House Speaker John A. Boehner in 2010. This has become a popular position for both Democrats and Republicans in Washington.

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