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

    9 hrs ago | 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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  2. John Kerry: Iran Nuclear Talks 'Could Go Either Way'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  3. Federal Election Commission Fines PAC Affiliated With Bernie SandersRead the original story w/Photo

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

    Saturday Jul 4 | 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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  5. Stay Chill During Washington, D.C.'s Hot Summer DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | 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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  6. Pelosi Stands Down On TAA, Clearing Way For Obama's Trade AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | 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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  7. Senators Unveil 6-Year Highway Bill As Deadline LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Switched

    A bipartisan group of senators unveiled a six-year transportation funding bill on Tuesday that would pump nearly $300 billion into the nation's freeways, bridges, roads and mass transit systems and replenish a transportation trust fund set to go broke next month. The six-year bill would increase funding for transportation infrastructure 3 percent a year from the last multi-year Highway Trust Fund measure.

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  8. House GOP Eyes Clean Fast-Track Trade Bill Without TAA FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Switched

    JUNE 10: Speaker of the House John Boehner answers reporters' questions during a news conference following the weekly House GOP conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol June 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. Republicans announced that the House will vote Friday to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership and give President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate a large-scale trade deal.

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  9. Darrell Issa Tried To Crash A Benghazi Committee Deposition. It Did Not Go Well.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Switched

    US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa arrives for a hearing with Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen on 'IRS Obstruction: Lois Lerner's Missing E-Mails, Part I' on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 23, 2014. The hearing focused on the missing e-mails from the hard drive of former director of the IRS's Exempt Organizations Division Lois Lerner.

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  10. Nearly 400,000 Homeland Security Employees May Have Had Private Data CompromisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Switched

    As many as 390,000 current and former Homeland Security Department employees, contractors and job applicants may have had their private data compromised in a newly disclosed computer hack discovered last year. DHS spokesman S.Y. Lee said internal notices about the data breach discovered in September at KeyPoint Government Solutions Inc. were sent to employees starting April 27. The KeyPoint hack is separate from the hacks of the Office of Personnel Management attacks disclosed earlier this month.

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  11. GOP Congressman Jokes That The VA Should Run ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Switched

    Rep. Mike Coffman suggested Friday that the leaders who run the Department of Veteran Affairs should also run ISIS because they're so incompetent and would presumably run the terrorist group into the ground. "I was speaking before a group the other day and said, 'It's too bad we can't take VA leadership and export it and give it to some of our adversaries around the planet," Coffman said during his radio interview with 850 KOA in Denver.

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  12. State Department's Passport System Goes DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    The State Department said Friday it has been forced to suspend the issuance of U.S. passports and visas at its overseas diplomatic missions due to a glitch that has hit one of its computer databases. In a statement posted to its travel.state.gov website, the department said a hardware failure in its Consular Consolidated Database glitch has left overseas embassies and consulates unable to print visas, regular passports and other travel documents.

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  13. Youth Unemployment: A National CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Switched

    It is becoming increasingly difficult for young people to find jobs, and those who do manage to find them are often working part time when they need full time paychecks. Fortunately, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders , along with Rep. John Conyers have introduced complimentary bills last week to allocate $5.5 billion for states to employ 1 million youths between the ages of 16-24.

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  14. Social Security Numbers Of Every Federal Employee Stolen In Data Breach, Union SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Switched

    JUNE 05: The Theodore Roosevelt Federal Building that houses the Office of Personnel Management headquarters is shown June 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. U.S. investigators have said that at least four million current and former federal employees might have had their personal information stolen by Chinese hackers.

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  15. GOP Congress Won't Slash Food Stamps This Year, Rep. Mike Conaway SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Switched

    Republicans in Congress passed budget blueprints earlier this year that would dramatically cut spending on a variety of domestic programs next year, including food stamps. However, major changes to food stamps won't make it into actual spending bills that could become law in the fall, according to the GOP's point man on nutrition assistance.

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  16. John Kerry Releases First Picture Since Bike AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Switched

    Kerry's office tweeted a picture on Tuesday of the secretary of state working from his hospital room after having surgery to fix a broken leg he sustained while biking near Geneva, Switzerland. Feeling good a week after surgery.

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  17. Secret Service Evacuates Reporters During White House Press BriefingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Switched

    After the evacuation, dogs began searching the briefing room, CNBC reported . The Secret Service did not immediately return a request for comment on why the facility was evacuated.

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  18. Father Of Vet Killed In Combat Corners Tom CottonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Switched

    MARCH 18: Sen. Tom Cotton looks at his papers during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill March 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee was hearing testimony on President Obamas Defense Authorization Request for FY2016 for the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force.

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  19. Bernie Sanders, The Wide-Eyed PragmatistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Switched

    US presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders listens to speakers during an event on the Trans Pacific Partnership on Capitol Hill June 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI WASHINGTON -- With days to go before Congress adjourned for August recess last year, the prospects of passing a Veterans Affairs reform bill looked dim.

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  20. U.S. Jobless Claims Fall, Continuing Claims Hit Lowest Mark Since 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Switched

    OCTOBER 28: U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez chats with trainees at the Siemens training facility on October 28, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Secretary Perez visited the center to learn more about the German trainee system, in which manufacturers offer paid multi-year training programs to recent high school graduates.

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