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  1. With No Vote in Congress, D.C. Residents Find Power in CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Roll Call

    Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz is fast becoming a target of Washington, D.C., residents, upset about his efforts to overturn local laws. It was only the second political contribution Sarah Carr had made in her life.

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  2. At DGA, Pearson Quietly Pulling Democrats Back to ProminenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Roll Call

    Democratic lawmakers probably wouldn't recognize Elisabeth Pearson if she walked into their Capitol Hill office, but they might be owing her their jobs before too long. As executive director of the Democratic Governors Association and a leading strategist in the party's redistricting efforts, Pearson's success will determine how long members stay in Washington.

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  3. Word on the Hill: Chocolate TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Roll Call

    A new survey finds that 94 percent of Americans want candy or chocolate for Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day is on Tuesday and chocolate is what Americans want most for the holiday, according to a survey by the National Confectioners Association .

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  4. Trump White House Puts Senate Dems, Iran 'On Notice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Roll Call

    Gorsuch, center, came calling on Capitol Hill with Vice President Mike Pence, right, seen here shaking hands with McConnell. The White House, perhaps feeling momentum from its Supreme Court nominee roll out, putting all kinds of foes "on notice" Wednesday.

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  5. Word on the Hill: D.C. Rated Fourth Best in Highway Safety LawsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Roll Call

    Despite how you feel about your morning commute, D.C. has good highway safety laws. Happy February! Here's some good news - your commute around Washington, D.C., isn't as bad as you think.

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  6. Capitol's Top Cops Prepare for Joint SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Roll Call

    Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Frank J. Larkin greets President Donald Trump after his swearing-in as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20 as Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Vice President Mike Pence look on. The Capitol's top law enforcement officers are applying what they learned from this month's presidential inauguration to prepare for Capitol Hill's next big event - President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress - in a city that has been wracked by protests ever since Trump was sworn in.

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  7. Word on the Hill: Getting a Leg UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Roll Call

    University of Delaware basketball player Barnett Harris, right, served as a legislative intern for Delaware Sen. Thomas R. Carper last summer. One of Sen. Thomas R. Carper 's, D-Del., summer interns - likely the tallest - spoke about his experience on the Hill in a profile video from the Colonial Athletic Association.

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  8. Numerous Inauguration Protests: From Nonviolent Chants to Bricks-in-WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Roll Call

    On Inaugural Day in Washington, some twenty-something, left-leaning protesters dressed in black threw bricks into the windows of local storefronts. Elsewhere, sixty-something antiwar activists held up colorful signs and coordinated peaceful chants.

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  9. Live Coverage of Donald Trump's InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Roll Call

    JANUARY 20: Choir members wearing plastic rain gear prepare for the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States.

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  10. Counter Parties in D.C. Surrounding the InaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Roll Call

    Capitol staffers cheered from balconies as hundreds of Washington, D.C.,-area high school students march to protest the election of Donald Trump in November. As workers toil to return the National Mall and its surroundings to its pre-inaugural state, a crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands is expected to gather on Saturday for the Women's March on Washington.

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  11. Word on the Hill: The Day BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Roll Call

    Workers put the finishing touches on the platform at the Capitol on Tuesday for Donald Trump's inauguration. There's an event in Union Station tonight and the Massachusetts Avenue Northwest exit to the station will be closed for security reasons starting around 7 p.m., according to WMATA .

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  12. Word on the Hill: Inauguration PlanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Roll Call

    Spectators on the National Mall watch an address by President Barack Obama during his second inauguration in 2013. What's your plan for the inauguration? There are plenty of galas and balls to try and get into mainly on Thursday and Friday.

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  13. Word on the Hill: Watch Out For Live AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Roll Call

    David Bunting, from Ocean View, Delaware, playing one of the wise men carrying myrrh, walks during Faith and Action Christian Outreach's live Nativity procession in front of the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill last year. The annual live Nativity procession starts at 11 a.m. behind the Supreme Court, featuring animals, and actors dressed as the Holy Family and the three wise men, as well as shepherds and a little drummer boy.

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  14. Pot Advocates Protest Jeff Sessions' AG NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Roll Call

    Members of the Washington, D.C., marijuana rights group DCMJ stand outside the Capitol Hill office of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions on Monday to protest his statements on marijuana use. A small group of marijuana advocates protested Sen. Jeff Sessions ' potential confirmation as attorney general at the Capitol on Monday, saying it could roll back years of state-based progress toward legalization.

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  15. Word on the Hill: Time for a Women's Museum?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Roll Call

    New York Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney is set to attend the presentation by the American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission on Wednesday. The American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission will present its official recommendations to Congress at 4:30 p.m. in the Capitol room H-137.

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  16. Hundreds of D.C. Students Protest Trump ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Roll Call

    Hundreds of Washington, D.C.-area high school students swarm the plaza of the U.S. Supreme Court as they march through the nation's capital on Tuesday to protest the election of Donald Trump as President. Hundreds of high school students walked out of their D.C.-area schools Tuesday afternoon to protest the election of President-elect Donald Trump.

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  17. Halloween on the Hill: HOH's Costume PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Roll Call

    Rene T, who declined to provide his full last name, wears a "Bill on Capitol Hill" costume as he jumps in the air while a friend takes photos on the U.S. Senate steps at the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Halloween has become a time for some to dress up as your favorite - or least favorite - politician.

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  18. Shocker: Donald Trump Is Wrong About D.C. RestaurantsRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Roll Call

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a March news conference at the construction site for the Trump International Hotel, at the Old Post Office Pavilion in downtown Washington, D.C., One week after Bon Appetit magazine named Washington the " Restaurant City of The Year " and just days after the death of pioneering chef Michel Richard - whose "Central" is literally across the street from Donald Trump's new hotel - the Republican presidential nominee is dissing D.C.'s culinary scene. "They want to go to a great restaurant.

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  19. 30 Locations to Visit This Weekend: Take the D.C. Walking TourRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Roll Call

    Barracks Row is a stop on Barbara Saffir's walking tour of D.C. If you can handle the D.C. summer heat, try walking the District to really see some of the nation's capital that you might have been missing. Barbara J. Saffir wrote " Walking Washington, D.C. " to feature 30 D.C. locations you might not have thought to visit.

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  20. 'Homicide in the House' Features a Spooky Shutdown Driven Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Roll Call

    Readers were first introduced to Marshall in 2015, when Colleen J. Shogan, a senior executive at the Library of Congress, published the first book in her Washington Whodunit series, "Stabbing in the Senate." Now Marshall is back as the legislative director for a freshman congresswoman from North Carolina in Shogan's second book, "Homicide in the House," which was released in June.

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