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Contemporary Religion on Capitol Hill

What started as a gathering of fewer than 20 people in 1996 has grown to a congregation of more than 3,000 today. The interdenominational National Community Church serves a range residents in and around D.C., including Hill staffers and the homeless. We talk with lead pastor and founder Mark Batterson about the growth of the faith community, the method behind its message and where it fits into the broader religious landscape of this area.

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Slavery, Famine And The Politics of Pie: What Civil War Recipes Reveal

From recipes for apple pie without apples to advice on treating servants, the era's cookbooks hint at the turbulence churning outside the kitchen window. Indeed, food helped decide the war's outcome.
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Slavery, Famine And The Politics of Pie: What Civil War Recipes Reveal

From recipes for apple pie without apples to advice on treating servants, the era's cookbooks hint at the turbulence churning outside the kitchen window. Indeed, food helped decide the war's outcome.
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People always say they want change in elections, but who represents that change? A new poll sheds some light on who does — and who does not.
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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was called before a Senate panel to answer questions about a data breach revealed last month involving the accounts of 104,000 taxpayers.

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