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  1. Obama's Real Achievement With the Iran DealRead the original story

    Tuesday | Switched

    One cannot help but feel sorry for President Barack Obama. After twenty months of painstaking negotiations with Iran and America's coalition partners, hours of hearings on Capitol Hill, countless closed briefings for lawmakers, and scores of articles and opinion pieces about the nuclear deal, few if any have taken note of the President's real achievement: Yes, he has blocked all of Iran's pathways to a bomb.

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  2. The Story Behind Hillary Clinton's Mysterious Gefilte Fish EmailRead the original story

    Monday | Switched

    A mysterious email popped up in the latest tranche of State Department documents released in relation to Hillary Clinton's time at Foggy Bottom. Titled "Gefilte fish," the email was authored by the then-secretary of state and addressed to two top aides.

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  3. Environmental Activists Arrested Outside John Kerry's HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Huffington Post

    Twenty activists protesting an international pipeline expansion project were arrested outside Secretary of State John Kerry's residence in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. on Kerry to block Enbridge Energy from expanding its Alberta Clipper oil sands pipeline, which runs from Canada to Superior, Wisconsin.

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  4. Stop Punishing Cuba's People: Lift the EmbargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Huffington Post

    The flag-raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Havana marks the successful conclusion of what Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno RodrA guez called the "first stage" in the process of normalizing relations. Myriad other issues still divide Washington and Havana, but none is more consequential that the U.S. economic embargo-- or, as the Cubans call it, el bloqueo , the blockade. 5 comments

  5. Death Of A Young Black JournalistRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She'd stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the Hill Rag.

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  6. Museums in Minutes: See All of D.C.'s Greatest Artifacts in One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Framed by the Washington Monument on one side and the U.S. Capitol on the other, the National Mall in Washington DC is a breathtaking, must-do attraction--even if you can't stand politics. That's because lining the streets in between are the Smithsonian museums, a collection of 18 celebrated cultural institutions that are open to the public year around and are completely free.

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  7. Fund the U.S. Embassy in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    With the reopening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, the United States has full diplomatic representation in Cuba for the first time in 54 years. But Congressional Republicans, egged on by their party's presidential aspirants, are trying to cripple the embassy's operations by denying it the money it needs to function effectively--a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face.

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  8. Former Spy Chief Will Address Big Fruit, Just Like Old TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Michael Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency and the CIA, has found a new audience. He's scheduled to open the 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference, a gathering of the United Fresh Produce Association.

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  9. Hillary Clinton Calls Iran Deal An 'Important Moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called the new deal with Iran an "important moment" and said based on what she knows now it is a step toward curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. "I think this is an important step that puts the lid on Iran's nuclear programs," the former U.S. secretary of state said.

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  10. John Kerry Does Not Expect Congress To Definitively Reject Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he does not expect the U.S. Congress to definitively reject the nuclear deal reached by Iran and six major powers on Tuesday. Asked what was the White House's plan if Congress rejected the deal with a veto-proof majority, Kerry told reporters: "I really don't believe that people will turn their backs on an agreement which has such extraordinary steps in it with respect to Iran's program as well as access and verification."

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  11. Obama Vows To Veto Any Legislation That Would Block Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    President Barack Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord. "No deal means a greater chance of more war in the Middle East," Obama said in early morning remarks from the White House.

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  12. U.S Personnel Agency Chief Resigns Amid News Of Major Data BreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Switched

    The chief of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Katherine Archuleta, is resigning in the aftermath of computer hacks that put the personal data of more than 21 million government employees and contractors at risk, U.S. officials said on Friday. A White House official said Beth Cobert, currently working in the White House budget office, will assume the role of acting director of the personnel office.

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  13. James Comey Says FBI Disrupted Plans To Kill Americans Likely Over July 4th HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The FBI arrested more than 10 people over the past four to six weeks in an effort that Director James Comey said disrupted plans to kill people on American soil, likely in connection with the July 4th holiday. Comey told reporters at FBI headquarters on Thursday that all of the people arrested were connected in some way to the Islamic State.

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  14. BLgT USA's Latest Pit Stop On Its LGBTQ Equality Tour Is Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Switched

    Note: The following is the fifth post in a series of posts from GET//OUT regarding its BLgT USA 50-state food equality tour. Each week, we'll be sharing updates, photos and more as the BLgT team travels across the country helping to raise awareness about and celebrate LGBT equality.

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  15. Nevada Congressman Joe Heck To Run For SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Switched

    Rep. Joe Heck announced his intention Monday to run for U.S. Senate, likely ensuring a heated contest for the seat being vacated by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid . In his announcement video, titled "Healer," Heck told the story of his immigrant grandparents, recounted family hardships and touted his tour of duty in Iraq as a medical doctor.

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  16. John Kerry: Iran Nuclear Talks 'Could Go Either Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks delivers a statement on Cuba outside the hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria, July 1, 2015. Talks between Iran and major powers towards a historic nuclear deal are facing tough issues but are making progress, US Secretary of State John Kerry said during a break from talks in Vienna.

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  17. Federal Election Commission Fines PAC Affiliated With Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Switched

    JUNE 17: Senate Budget Committee ranking member and presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers opening remarks duing a committee hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committe heard testimony from Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall who said that federal debt would climb to over 100-percent of the total GDP by 2040 without major spending course correction.

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  18. U.S. Marks July Fourth Amid Worries Over Security, Sharks, WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Switched

    Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West. The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have issued an alert asking local authorities and the public to remain vigilant for possible threats following recent calls for violence by Islamic State leaders.

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  19. Stay Chill During Washington, D.C.'s Hot Summer DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Summer in Washington, D.C. can be hot, humid, and overrun with tourists, but it can also be a wonderful time to discover unexpected places that make you fall in love with the city all over again. I've lived in the D.C. Metro Area for the last 17 years and, over time, I've discovered some of the best ways to beat the heat while still enjoying the city with kids in tow.

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  20. Pelosi Stands Down On TAA, Clearing Way For Obama's Trade AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Switched

    MAY 14: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center May 14, 2015 in Washington, DC. Pelosi expressed her concern about the time frame for a bill in Congress to give President Barack Obama fast track negotiating authority for trade agreements.

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