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  1. High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Newsday

    In this July 15, 2015, file photo, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, after attending a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and the House Democratic Caucus to talk about the Iran nuclear deal. The lobbying fight is on to persuade lawmakers to vote for or against the nuclear deal the U.S. and other world powers just signed with Iran.

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  2. Yellen says rate rise likely in 2015 as labor market improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Newsday

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy. Photo Credit: AP Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy.

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  3. US: More than 21 million affected by government data breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Newsday

    In this June 25, 2015, file photo, Office of Personnel Management director Katherine Archuleta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration says hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and took other sensitive information when government computer systems were compromised.

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  4. US: More than 21 million affected by government data breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Newsday

    In this June 25, 2015, file photo, Office of Personnel Management director Katherine Archuleta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration says hackers stole Social Security numbers from more than 21 million people and took other sensitive information when government computer systems were compromised.

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  5. Administration nearing decision on improving Iraqi trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Updated June 9, 2015 9:47 PM By The Associated Press By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR In this photo taken May 6, 2015, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  6. Administration nearing decision on improving Iraqi trainingRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Newsday

    Updated June 9, 2015 9:45 PM By The Associated Press By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR In this photo taken May 6, 2015, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  7. Schumer, Democratic senators from Northeast, press for more Amtrak fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Newsday

    Sen. Charles Schumer , right, speaks about Amtrak funding while flanked by, from right to left: Senators Jack Reed , Bob Casey , and Cory Booker , during a news conference on Capitol Hill May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Senators representing states along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor urged the Senate Appropriations Committee to fully fund Amtrak's funding request.

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  8. Suspect in wealthy family's deaths sought by police in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Newsday

    Police and federal agents were searching in New York City Thursday for a welder suspected in the slayings of his former employer, his wife, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper inside a Washington mansion that was set on fire. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said "just about every law enforcement officer across the country" is on the lookout for Daron Dylon Wint, 34, a native of Guyana and former Marine now wanted on charges of first-degree murder.

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  9. First family takes a hike in Great Falls Park, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha took a walk Sunday along trails just outside Washington at Great Falls Park in Virginia. He also visited the park along the Potomac River last June.

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  10. First family takes a hike in Great Falls Park, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha took a walk Sunday along trails just outside Washington at Great Falls Park in Virginia. He also visited the park along the Potomac River last June.

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  11. Gyrocopter pilot returns to Florida, awaits hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Newsday

    The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through. Doug Hughes had hoped to raise awareness about the influence of big money in politics by deliberately breaking the law to deliver 535 letters, one for each member of Congress.

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  12. McCarthy backs Iran nuclear bill, lays out House plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Newsday

    In this March 24, 2015 file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  13. Break over, Congress faces fights over Medicare, Iran, LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Newsday

    In this May 5, 2014, file photo, the Capitol building is seen through the columns on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington. Racing the calendar, Senate leaders are pushing toward final congressional approval of a bipartisan compromise reshaping how Medicare pays physicians as Congress returns from a two-week spring recess ensnarled over domestic and foreign policy issues.

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  14. Obama's quest for Iran deal set to collide with Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 2, 2015, about the breakthrough in the Iranian nuclear talks. The president heralded a framework nuclear understanding with Iran as an "historic" agreement that could pave the way for a final deal that would leave the U.S., its allies and the world safer.

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  15. FBI identifies man killed in NSA shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Newsday

    Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday. The FBI said the driver, Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, died at the scene, and his passenger remained hospitalized Tuesday with unspecified injuries.

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  16. George Washington U. opens new museum in big boost for artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Newsday

    This photo taken Monday, March 16, 2015 shows shows the installation of part of the new exhibit "Unraveling Identity" at the new Textile Museum at George Washington University in Washington. The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum open a new building, featuring textiles from five continents spanning 5,000 years.

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  17. Inmate admits sending Obama letter threat to wrong addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Newsday

    A man convicted of child molestation has admitted mailing a threatening letter from a western Pennsylvania prison to President Barack Obama -- albeit to the wrong address. Joseph Savage pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to counts of threatening the president and threatening the president's family.

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  18. Neighborhoods: A look at Columbia Heights, Washington DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Newsday

    This Feb. 9, 2015 photo shows a street sign in the Columbia Heights section of Washington, D.C., marking the site of All Souls Church, where activist Angela Davis spoke in 1974. The sign is one of 19 marking historic and noteworthy spots around the neighborhood, which has made a comeback in recent years.

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  19. House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Newsday

    In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.

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  20. Smithtown kicks off its 350th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Newsday

    Robert Gaston Herbert painted this mural in 1939 to represent the legendary ride of Richard Smythe, supposedly taken about 1665 to establish the boundaries of the land that became Smithtown. Historians say the ride probably never happened.

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