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  1. Reports Say White House Asked FBI To Dispute Stories About Russia TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    The White House asked the FBI to publicly dispute reports about President Donald Trump 's team communicating with Russian officials during last year's presidential campaign, CNN Such communication would mark a breach in protocol intended to prevent the White House from meddling in the agency's investigations. Per a 2007 Justice Department memo , the White House should advise the department on criminal and civil enforcement "only where it is important for the performance of the president's duties and where appropriate from a law enforcement perspective."

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  2. Shaky Dams Are Just The Start; 56,000 Bridges Are Also In TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Switched

    The problem with American infrastructure maintenance seems a bit worse than some of us realized: a new report says that nearly 56,000 bridges in the U.S. are "structurally deficient." The bridges are traversed an estimated 185 million times daily.

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  3. Add More Heart To Your Work All Year Long: Keeping The Magic Alive For You And Your ClientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Switched

    New beginnings and romance are in the air this time of year, giving everyone that magical, Hallmark Channel movie kind of feeling. Come on, you know those sappy movies give you a case of the warm and fuzzies.

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  4. Angela Merkel's Censure Of Donald Trump's Executive Order Puts Theresa May To ShameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Switched

    "That way of thinking is against my interpretation of the basic tenants of international refugee support and cooperation," Merkel said. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a strong rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump's sweeping executive order blocking travelers from seven predominately Muslim countries.

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  5. Lawmaker: "We Will Not Go Back in Colorado"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Switched

    Three days after a "Women's March" drew over 100,000 people to the front of the state Capitol, a coalition of health and justice groups--joined by state lawmakers--gathered inside the building to launch "Women and Families Wednesdays" to ensure that the "voices of our communities are heard loud and clear at the Capitol." The weekly lobbying event will "continue the momentum we all saw here last Saturday at the Women's March," said Karen Middleton, Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado, at a news conference Wednesday.

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  6. HUFFPOLLSTER: Trump Voters Say The Government Does Too Much For Most AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Switched

    US President Donald Trump stands with First Lady Melania Trump at the Capitol Building before departing for the parade after Trump is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2017. REUTERS/John Angelillo/Pool Americans disagree on who should get government help.

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  7. White Women, You Can Do BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Switched

    On Thursday night, I traveled from New York City to Washington, D.C. to attend the Women's March on Washington. It was a decision rooted in my desire to be around people combining forces to speak out about their rights in a way that could not be ignored.

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  8. Pro-Weed Group In D.C. Gives Away More Than 8,000 Joints On Inauguration DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Switched

    A group that worked to legalize marijuana in Washington, D.C., handed out thousands of joints in the city on Members of the group DCMJ began their giveaway, called #Trump420, early Friday at Dupont Circle, a historic downtown neighborhood filled with restaurants and shops just a mile from President Donald Trump's new digs at the White House. Amanda Frizz, a 26-year-old DCMJ activist, told The Huffington Post that by 11:30 a.m., the group had given away their entire stash of more than 8,000 joints - almost double their giveaway goal of 4,200.

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  9. Behind Trump's Dark Rhetoric Was A Populist Agenda He's Unlikely To Deliver OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Switched

    Forget, just for a moment, about the quality of the prose in President Donald Trump 's inaugural address. Don't get caught up in the idealism, or lack thereof.

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  10. Queer Activists To Stage Anti-Inaugural 'GAG Ball' In D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Switched

    A prominent anti-gun LGBTQ activist group will hold an anti-inaugural ball in protest of the incoming administration and its support of the National Rifle Association on the same night as President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Gays Against Guns is sponsoring The GAG Ball, at Cobalt in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, which will bring together queer legends like Kevin Aviance, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and more for a demonstration of resistance.

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  11. Bush Twins Give Malia And Sasha Obama Advice On Life After The White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Switched

    Former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush penned a letter of advice to Malia and Sasha Obama as they get ready to leave the White House. Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush, former President George W. Bush's twin daughters, penned a letter to Malia and Sasha Obama offering the first kids some words of wisdom on what life is like after leaving 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The letter, published by Time on Thursday, recounts the first time the Bush daughters met the Obama girls, shortly after President Barack Obama's victory in November 2008.

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  12. John Kerry Apologizes For State Department's History Of LGBTQ DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Switched

    Secretary of State John Kerry apologized to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community Monday, acknowledging that the State Department has had a long history of discrimination against applicants and employees. "In the past - as far back as the 1940s, but continuing for decades - the Department of State was among many public and private employers that discriminated against employees and job applicants on the basis of perceived sexual orientation, forcing some employees to resign or refusing to hire certain applicants in the first place," Kerry said in a statement.

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  13. Couriers Are Thrilled Donald Trump Prefers Them To ComputersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Switched

    President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday that "no computer is safe" from cyberattacks, and that there's a much better way to send urgent messages: couriers. "If you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way," Trump Paying someone to deliver documents instead of emailing them instantaneously, for free, isn't exactly the wave of the future - even if the incoming president thinks But those in the courier industry, which has struggled to stay relevant as the internet makes communication easier and cheaper for everyone, will happily take the plug from Trump.

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  14. Pot Activists Plan To Light Up Donald Trump's Inauguration With 4,200 JointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Switched

    A cannabis coalition from Washington, D.C., said it will to hand out 4,200 marijuana joints for free to the public, as the group marches toward the National Mall on Jan. 20. It's legal to give away marijuana as a gift in D.C., but it's against the law to sell it or smoke it in public. But that last part's not stopping DC Marijuana Justice's plans to publicly light up four minutes and 20 seconds into Trump's speech.

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  15. Obama Makes It Pretty Clear He Doesn't Want Keith Ellison To Run The DNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Switched

    If there had been any doubts, President Barack Obama expunged them on Friday afternoon: The outgoing president wants his labor secretary, Thomas Perez, to succeed him as the top figure in the Democratic Party. "Tom Perez has been, I believe, one of the best secretaries of labor in our history," Obama said at his end-of-year press conference.

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  16. The FBI Is Investigating Me Because I Tweeted A Joke About Fake NewsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Switched

    I don't think the bureau is retaliating against me for critical coverage. But I'm astonished that the nation's top domestic law enforcement agency has launched such an obviously frivolous investigation - and worried that other people are being targeted for similarly silly reasons.

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  17. House Freedom Caucus Elects Mark Meadows ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Switched

    After close to two years with Rep. Jim Jordan sitting atop the House Freedom Caucus, members of the conservative group elected Rep. Mark Meadows Monday night to serve as the new chairman. In the basement of Tortilla Coast - a Capitol Hill watering hole where the group used to meet until they started going to a local Chinese restaurant, which recently had a fire - members unanimously elected Meadows to serve as the new chairman after Jordan declined to serve a third term.

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  18. Twitter Users Recall All The #TrumpFirsts That America Is EnduringRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Switched

    And having already broken with convention multiple times on the campaign trail and since winning the U.S. presidential election, the #TrumpFirsts hashtag trended on Twitter over the weekend as users recalled the traditions he's eschewed and imagined other precedents that he may soon set. #TrumpFirsts : first presidential candidate to openly mock a United States veteran, war hero, and prisoner of war and get elected anyway.

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  19. Huffpost Hill - Trump Bribes Company To Send Jobs To Mexico, Scores Huge WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Switched

    Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! President-elect Trump made his first appearance since election night, and judging by his tone, substance and demeanor, he clearly is expecting a strong showing in the New Hampshire primary. Trump Tower is sending mixed messages over whether James Mattis will be tapped as defense secretary, which appears to precisely be the type of crap James Mattis hates.

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  20. The Senate Vote To Extend Iran Sanctions Is A Symbolic Move That Could Antagonize TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Switched

    The Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to extend U.S. sanctions on Iran for 10 years. Lawmakers hailed the 99-0 vote as a critical step in ensuring that the U.S. would keep its ability to quickly reimpose sanctions if Iran violates the nuclear agreement reached last year.

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