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Power Breakfast: Rematches After Redistricting

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Official Washington is a city of contradictions in more ways than one. Memories are long, but second chances are hardly unheard of. Many a fallen politician has risen again.

Outgoing Maryland Democrat Frank Kratovil is already contemplating a rematch with Republican Andy Harris. For Kratovil, the vote-getting prospects could look quite different if he decides to run again for the 1st Congressional District in 2012. In a word: redistricting.

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Comic-Con Fans Continue The Epic Battle Between Science And Fiction

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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
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Barbershop: Democrats Talk Core Values In Philadelphia

Democrats Malcolm Kenyatta, who is a Clinton delegate, social worker Amy Hoag, and Gary Frazier of Black Men for Bernie are in Philadelphia for the DNC. They discuss challenges facing the party.
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Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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