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  • newHouse GOP is down to 13 women. Will North Carolina special elections boost their ranks?
    With two special elections in North Carolina this year, Republicans have a chance to send to Congress some company for West Virginia Rep. Carol Miller, the only female GOP lawmaker in the House freshman class. The number of Republican women in t…
    - 10 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:05am -
  • newNavy routinely buys defective ships
    For the U.S. Navy, buying warships that are defective, unfinished or both has become the norm. The habit is expensive, dangerous and leaves overworked sailors to deal with faulty ships in need of repair from day one — yet it has escaped sufficien…
    - 11 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:04am -
  • newThis isn’t Nancy Pelosi’s first impeachment rodeo
    OPINION — Almost 21 years ago, on Sept. 9, 1998, I was in a room at the Library of Congress at a Republican House leadership meeting as they discussed the fall legislative agenda that would lead up to the congressional elections, less than two mon…
    - 12 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:03am -
  • newHackers eye the factory floor
    Factories across the world are increasingly switching to internet-connected sensors, monitors and other devices to operate and supervise their manufacturing operations more intensely. But the proliferation of such equipment is posing new cybersecurit…
    - 13 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:02am -
  • newBanks seek Congress’ help to block fintech path to ‘industrial’ charters
    A bank industry group is lobbying Congress to block financial technology firms, such as online lender Social Finance Inc. and payment processor Square Inc., from obtaining an obscure form of a state bank charter that would let them operate nationally…
    - 14 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:01am -
  • newCapitol Ink | Biden Bracketology
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    - 15 mins ago, 20 Mar 19, 5:00am -
  • newTrump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro flaunt nationalist bromance
    ANALYSIS — President Donald Trump got his desired victory lap Tuesday with the Brazilian known as the “Trump of the Tropics” as they stood side by side in the White House Rose Garden in a full display of the nationalism that put both in office…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 9:35pm -
  • newBannon, Papadopoulos, NRA complying with House Dems’ Trump corruption probe
    Steve Bannon, George Papadopoulos, and the National Rifle Association are among the eight people and entities who have provided documents to House Democrats as part of the Judiciary Committee’s investigation into alleged corruption and obstruction…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 6:13pm -
  • newDemocrats expecting to receive ’tens of thousands’ of documents from Trump associates
    The House Judiciary Committee has been promised “tens of thousands” of documents from “a large number” of the 81 associates of President Donald Trump that it sent information requests to two weeks ago, according to a status update from Chair…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 4:53pm -
  • newCongressional women to take on female media members in annual softball game
    Congressional women will try and reclaim softball supremacy after three-straight losses to female members of the press during the 11th-annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game.  The event, set for June 19, features a clash between female me…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 4:24pm -

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  • newCapitals to visit Donald Trump at White House March 25 to celebrate Stanley Cup
    The Washington Capitals, defending Stanley Cup champions, will visit President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday, March 25, a team spokesman confirmed to The Washington Times. The Capitals will follow in the tradition of championship-winning…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 2:30pm -
  • The Birth to Three for All D.C. bill is misguided, will raise costs of child care services
    Working parents, including those who work from home, often depend on child care services that operate outside the home. Parents who do not work often use child care services that operate outside the home. Taxpayers — local, state and federal taxpay…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Mar 19, 7:22pm -
  • Capitals sign Joe Snively, Northern Virginia native with connection to team
    Imagine being a hockey kid from Northern Virginia, the son of Washington Capitals season ticket holders, a youth player on the Little Capitals — and then bumping into Alex Ovechkin in your dentist's waiting room. Herndon, Virginia native Joe Snivel…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 11:29am -
  • Supreme Court to review life sentence of D.C. sniper
    The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case Monday involving one of the D.C. snipers, who is challenging his sentence of life without parole. A lower court has ruled Lee Boyd Malvo should get a new sentencing hearing, given he was 17 at the time of the s…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Mar 19, 10:29am -
  • Mikhail Lesin, ex-Putin adviser found dead in D.C. hotel room, had broken neck
    WASHINGTON — Newly released documents show that a former adviser to Russia's president sustained a complete fracture of his neck "at or near the time of his death" in a Washington hotel room in 2015. The documents from the city's medical examiner w…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Mar 19, 7:54am -
  • Education system scandals is true March Madness
    It's not that difficult to discern the issues at hand in the federal Operation Varsity Blues case. A man persuades people, some notably wealthy, to pay him to get their children into college, and not just any college, but elite universities such as G…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 10:15pm -
  • Maryland lawmakers: Sports betting bill stalled this year
    ANNAPOLIS — A key Maryland lawmaker says measures to allow sports betting in the state are "not going to happen this year." State Sen. Nancy King, who chairs the Maryland Senate's budget committee, said Thursday there isn't a big appetite to go ahe…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Mar 19, 1:56pm -
  • Virginia student with Confederate insignia on hat sent home
    CROZET, Va. (AP) – A Virginia high school student has been sent home for wearing a hat bearing a Confederate insignia. News outlets report that the Albemarle County Public Schools spokesman Phil Giaramita says it happened Tuesday, the first day of…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 5:31pm -
  • Ex-Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes dies at 92; served 2 terms
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes, who prided himself on restoring public faith in the political process, died Wednesday. He was 92. His daughter, Elizabeth Hughes, said Hughes' had been in hospice. "I was holding his hand,…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 4:42pm -
  • D.C. Metrobus app and reality out of sync
    Bus riders in Washington can use an app that estimates how long until the next bus arrives at any given stop. Its implementation has made commuting much more convenient for myself and thousands of other regular bus commuters. However, WMATA also pub…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 4:39pm -

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