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D.C. Gigs: Pouring at the Pour House

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Just blocks from the Capitol, the Pour House draws a wide array of congressmen and women.
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Just blocks from the Capitol, the Pour House draws a wide array of congressmen and women.

D.C. Gigs is our look at people working "distinctively D.C." jobs. This week: the bartender at one of the preferred watering holes for state representatives and their staff.

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