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Glenn Ivey running for Donna Edwards' seat

Glenn Ivey running for Donna Edwards' seatWednesday, Ivey announced his run for the seat currently held by Rep. Donna Edwards.
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Hillary Clinton defends use of private e-mail

Hillary Clinton defends use of private e-mailTuesday afternoon, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will address the use of a private e-mail account that created controversy last week.
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Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's seat

Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's seatMaryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires.
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Who will run for Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat?

Who will run for Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat?Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he won't run for the seat of Sen. Barbara Mikulski
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Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strong

Netanyahu tells AIPAC that US-Israel alliance strongBenjamin Netanyahu's comments Monday to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee kicked off a charged visit that has sparked criticism in both the U.S. and Israel.
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Senate panel approves AG nominee Loretta Lynch

Senate panel approves AG nominee Loretta LynchThe Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general, sending it to the full Senate.
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US seeks stay of ruling on Obama immigration action

US seeks stay of ruling on Obama immigration actionThe U.S. government has asked a federal judge to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
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US allows imports of privately produced products from Cuba

US allows imports of privately produced products from CubaThe Obama administration is announcing that it will allow Cuba's small private business sector to sell goods to the United States in a potentially important loosening of the half-century trade embargo on the communist island.
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Presidential candidates split on mandatory vaccines

Presidential candidates split on mandatory vaccinesPotential presidential candidates are joining in the conversation over vaccinating children.
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Councilmember caught again and again in no parking zones

Councilmember caught again and again in no parking zonesUndercover WUSA9 cameras record Councilmember Jack Evans repeatedly parking in no parking zones.
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McConnell blames Obama for lack of compromise

McConnell blames Obama for lack of compromiseIn the premiere of Capital Download USA Today's Susan Page sat down with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
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Obama seeks to put Alaska refuge off limits to drilling

Obama seeks to put Alaska refuge off limits to drillingPresident Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area.
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Sarah Palin hints at 2016 run for president

Sarah Palin hints at 2016 run for presidentSarah Palin delivered a long, scattershot address to the conservative crowd at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday.
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Trump: 'I would've won the race against President Obama'

Trump: 'I would've won the race against President Obama'Donald Trump is aggressively pushing himself back onto the Iowa stage as presidential material.
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GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumbleRepublicans have muscled legislation through the House tightening federal restrictions on abortions, as thousands of abortion foes staged their annual protest march just down the street.
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Va. Senate committee passes phys ed requirement for K-5

Va. Senate committee passes phys ed requirement for K-5The Virginia Senate Committee on Education and Health passed a bill that would require twenty minute of physical activity/day in kindergarten through 5th grades
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NTSB: Anomalies in Metro's ventilation system

NTSB: Anomalies in Metro's ventilation systemAnomalies in Metro's ventilation system may have caused the deadly smoke incident on a Yellow Line train earlier this month, according to NTSB.
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Va. lawmaker Joe Morrissey indicted for perjury, forged record

Va. lawmaker Joe Morrissey indicted for perjury, forged recordVirginia lawmaker Joe Morrissey has been indicted on four new felony counts, according to WTVR reporter Joe St. George.
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Bartender accused of plan to poison Boehner

Bartender accused of plan to poison BoehnerThe suspect is being held for a court-ordered mental treatment.
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House overwhelmingly approves Keystone XL pipeline

House overwhelmingly approves Keystone XL pipelineThe House has overwhelmingly passed a bill authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline despite a veto threat from the White House.
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California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retire

California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer to retireDemocratic Senator Barbara Boxer of California says she will not seek re-election in 2016 to a fifth term in office.
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Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell to file notice of appeal

Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell to file notice of appealLawyers for Robert F. McDonnell are expected to file a notice of appeal Wednesday, according to attorney Hank Asbill.
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Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell sentenced to two years in prison

Ex-Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell sentenced to two years in prisonFormer Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will be sentenced in federal court Tuesday morning
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Bob McDonnell wants bond pending appeal

Bob McDonnell wants bond pending appealAttorneys for Robert F. McDonnell have filed a motion asking that the former governor be granted bond pending an appeal.
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McDonnell supporters write letters to judge before sentencing

McDonnell supporters write letters to judge before sentencingBob McDonnell's friends and family have written letters of support ahead of the former governor's sentencing.
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Reid out of hospital after breaking ribs, facial bones

Reid out of hospital after breaking ribs, facial bonesSenate Democratic leader Harry Reid is in a Las Vegas hospital following injuries sustained while exercising at home.
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Mayor Gray signs bill to fund DC United soccer stadium

Mayor Gray signs bill to fund DC United soccer stadiumWith just days left in his term, outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed several bills into law.
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Kevin Sullivan gains support for Morrissey seat in Va.

Kevin Sullivan gains support for Morrissey seat in Va.The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus is endorsing Democrat Kevin Sullivan for the 74th House District seat being vacated by Joe Morrissey.
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House Majority Whip talked to White Supremacist group in 2002

House Majority Whip talked to White Supremacist group in 2002One of the most powerful Republicans on Capitol Hill confirms he once spoke to a White Supremacist group.
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Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlights

Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlightsSo are you running for president? That and other Capital Download highlights of 2014
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Va. Gov. McAuliffe announces administration appointments

Va. Gov. McAuliffe announces administration appointmentsVirginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration Friday.
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Dem. nominating committee to hold caucus regarding Morrissey seat

Dem. nominating committee to hold caucus regarding Morrissey seatMembers of the 74th House District Democratic Nominating Committee say they will hold a firehouse primary next week regarding the special election following Del. Joseph Morrissey's resignation.
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Tommy Wells named head of environment dept. for Bowser administration

Tommy Wells named head of environment dept. for Bowser administrationOutgoing District of Columbia council member Tommy Wells has a new role.
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Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seat

Va. Del. Morrissey: resigning after teen sex case but will run for seatDel. Joseph D. Morrissey sent a letter Thursday to the House speaker saying he will resign, effective Jan. 13.
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Secretary of State Kerry statement on Cuba policy changes

Secretary of State Kerry statement on Cuba policy changes"For five and a half decades since, our policy toward Cuba has remained virtually frozen, and done little to promote a prosperous, democratic and stable Cuba."
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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell could get at least 10 years

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell could get at least 10 yearsFormer Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell could spend at least 10 years in prison.
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Four Questions for Hank Paulson

Four Questions for Hank PaulsonFormer U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and author, Hank Paulson breaks down his book ‘Dealing with China’ and discusses issues related to the state of the world economy; April 19th, 2015.
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New Poll: Hillary Clinton needs Democratic challengers

New Poll: Hillary Clinton needs Democratic challengersDerek McGinty speaks with Suffolk University’s David Paleologos, who reveals a new poll that says a majority of Democrats believe Hillary Clinton shouldn’t slide through a presidential nomination unopposed; April 19th, 2015
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Roundtable: Hillary Clinton, GOP Congress first 100 days

Roundtable: Hillary Clinton, GOP Congress first 100 days In our reporters’ roundtable Manu Raju of Politico and Anne Gearan of The Washington Post discuss the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Hillary Clinton’s candidacy and the first 100 days of the Republican held Congress; April 19, 2015.
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20th anniversary of OKC bombing

20th anniversary of OKC bombingSusan Page sat down with secretary Julian Castro to talk about the Oklahoma City bombing twenty years later.
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Montgomery Council member Nancy Navarro talks about child care measure

Montgomery Council member Nancy Navarro talks about child care measureMontgomery Council member Nancy Navarro talks about a proposed child care measure
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Sen. Tim Scott calls for peace amid SC shooting

Sen. Tim Scott calls for peace amid SC shootingDerek McGinty and Susan Page cover the Charleston South Carolina shooting, the potential candidate planning to take Harry Reid’s senate spot, and Hillary Clinton’s new Chief Technology Officer, on April 12th, 2015.
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Ferguson Council now half African American

Ferguson Council now half African AmericanKSDK’s Anchor, Kay Quinn speaks with Derek McGinty about Ferguson’s city council elections and voter turn-outs, on April 12th, 2015
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Roundtable: 2016 GOP presidential field

Roundtable: 2016 GOP presidential field: In our reporters’ roundtable, Susan Page and Derek McGinty discuss the Republican field of candidates for the 2016 presidential election with Robert Costa of The Washington Post and James Carroll of The Louisville Courier-Journal, on April 12th, 2015.
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Sen. Tom Cotton talks military airstrikes on Iran

Sen. Tom Cotton talks military airstrikes on IranSusan Page interviews Senator Tom Cotton, (R-Ark.) they discuss the Iran nuclear deal struck between the U.S., Iran and five other nations and what it would take for the U.S. military to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities on, April 12, 2015
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Van Hollen speaks after Baker endorsement

Van Hollen speaks after Baker endorsementRep. Chris Van Hollen took to the podium after receiving an endorsement for U.S. Senate from Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker
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Rushern Baker endorses Chris Van Hollen for Senate

Rushern Baker endorses Chris Van Hollen for SenatePrince George's County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland for U.S. Senate
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Inside the Iran deal

Inside the Iran deal Inside the Iran deal
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Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks about family legacy

Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks about family legacySusan Page speaks with Massachusetts’s Congressman, Joe Kennedy III, about his family’s legacy in politics, on March 29th 2015.
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Will Joe Biden join the presidential race?

Will Joe Biden join the presidential race?Derek McGinty and Susan Page cover Ted Cruz taking the first plunge into the presidential race, Joe Biden’s thoughts on running and more, on March 29th, 2015.
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New poll: New Hamphire’s GOP Primary predictions

New poll: New Hamphire’s GOP Primary predictions: Derek McGinty and Susan Page speak with Suffolk University’s David Paleologos about New Hampshire’s GOP predictions for the 2016 Presidential candidates, on March 29th 2015.
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Roundtable: Sen. Ted Cruz, Afghan Presidential visit

Roundtable: Sen. Ted Cruz, Afghan Presidential visitJeff Mason of Reuters and George Hager of USA Today discuss Ted Cruz’s announcement to run for president in 2016 and discuss the visit from the Afghan President Ghani, on March 29th 2015.
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: Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks about family legacy

: Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks about family legacySusan Page speaks with Massachusetts’s Congressman, Joe Kennedy III, about his family’s legacy in politics, on March 29th 2015.
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Barbara Bush’s change of heart

Barbara Bush’s change of heartBarbara Bush’s change of heart
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