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  1. Bush blasts 'swarms of lobbyists' but once registered as oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Surrounded by supporters as he announced his bid for the presidency, Jeb Bush decried the "swarms of lobbyists" holding sway in Washington and said he was the candidate ready to do something about it. "We will also challenge the culture that has made lobbying the premier growth industry in our nation's capital," Bush said in Miami.

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  2. Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. Members of a fugitive task force arrested Daron Dylon Wint, 34, on Thursday around 11 p.m., about a week after authorities said the family was killed and their mansion set on fire.

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  3. Suspect in slaying of wealthy family hunted in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WSB-TV

    This combination of undated photos provided by the Washington, D.C., police shows Daron Dylon Wint. The police issued a news release late Wednesday, May 20, 2015, saying they are looking for Wint in connection with last Thursday's quadruple homicide of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home.

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  4. First family takes a hike along trails of Great Falls ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WSB-TV

    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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  5. Gyrocopter pilot frustrated message isn't getting throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WSB-TV

    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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  6. Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WSB-TV

    APRIL 15: A member of the U.S. Capitol Police Bomb Squad works to check and secure a gyrocopter that landed on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old postal worker from Ruskin, Florida, landed the lightweight helicopter on the Capitol lawn to protest against government corruption and to promote campaign finance reform.

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  7. Fact Check: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WSB-TV

    In this Jan. 29,2015 file photo, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.

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  8. Obama levies sanctions on 7 Venezuelan officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WSB-TV

    In this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama slapped sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials Monday, accusing them of perpetrating human rights violations and public corruption in the socialist-governed South American nation.

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  9. Capitol Hill Buzz: Congress resolves to flee DC pre-snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WSB-TV

    The House, followed by the Senate Wednesday, reached rare bipartisan agreement on the desire of lawmakers to beat a forecast snowstorm out of town. The town being Washington, D.C., where anything white falling from the sky disrupts schools, the federal government, air traffic and roads.

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

    Mar 4, 2015 | WSB-TV

    A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton , who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home. The subpoenas from the Republican-led Select Committee on Benghazi demanded additional material from Clinton and others related to Libya, spokesman Jamal D. Ware said.

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  11. Capitol Hill Buzz: Pelosi teases Reid with dark glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

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  12. CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WSB-TV

    In this March 4, 2014 file photo, copies of President Barack Obama's proposed fiscal 2015 budget are set out for distribution on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Congressional Budget Office says the federal budget deficit will shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office.

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  13. Rethinking the big speech that isn't so big anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2014 | WSB-TV

    Sure, the pageantry and theatrics of the annual presidential address will all be there. The stem-winder of a speech from President Barack Obama .

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  14. Senate advances Keystone bill despite Obama veto threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. arrives for work on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, as the Republican-controlled Senate is moving ahead on a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline despite President Barack Obama's veto threat, in Washington.

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  15. Education secretary says he backs annual testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WSB-TV

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S. schoolchildren annually in math and reading is critical for measuring their educational progress, setting the stage for what is likely to be a contentious Capitol Hill debate on the federal role in education. His speech - on the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's introduction of a landmark education equity bill - was the Obama administration's latest effort to make its case for federally mandated testing.

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  16. Senate may confirm up to 88 federal judges in '14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WSB-TV

    File- This Dec. 4, 2012, file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pausing during his news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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