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'Hard Choices' Tour Put Spotlight On Clinton's Strengths, Weaknesses

Hillary Clinton's book tour is over, and so is the debate over whether she'll make a 2016 presidential bid. Still, her official decision is months away — time she needs to polish her talking points.
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New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Sparks Outrage

A developer got tax breaks for creating affordable units in its luxury high-rise, but those tenants will have to use a separate entrance. Officials vow to review zoning laws that allowed the design.
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Activists Protest Federal Minimum Wage, Saying Increase Doesn't Cut It

Protestors gathered outside Union Station to protest what they consider a paltry federal minimum-wage hike.
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Judge Postpones Ruling On D.C. Gun Ban

D.C.'s gun ban is back temporarily: In response to Mayor Gray and D.C. Police's request for a stay, Judge Frederick Scullin has agreed to postpone last weekend's ruling for 90 days.
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Soap Opera-Worthy Drama Expected To Unfold In McDonnell Corruption Trial

In opening statements today in the federal corruption case against the former governor, lawyers for the McDonnells painted a picture of a dysfunctional marriage falling apart as a scheming businessman tried to take advantage of them.
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Prince George's And Fairfax Counties On Short List For FBI Headquarters

Officials in both Maryland and Virginia have been in fierce competition for several years to get the new FBI headquarters built within their state's borders.
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Caldwell Butler, Virginia Congressman Who Voted To Impeach Nixon, Dies At 89

Butler, who represented Virginia's 6th congressional district, said his vote against Nixon took a toll on his political career.
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The New SuperPAC That Spends Big So That Others Spend Less

A new SuperPAC aims to reduce the influence of big money in politics — and it's starting by raising millions of dollars, in part from wealthy donors.
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Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal

The Library of Congress has released the rather racy love letters that former President Warren G. Harding sent to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.

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Leahy Aims To Patch Loopholes With A Revamp Of NSA's Data Collection

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is introducing a bill to overhaul the way the National Security Agency collects telephone data under the Patriot Act.

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