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  • newUSDA official says agencies can find new staff after they move to Kansas City
    A top Agriculture Department research official told a Senate committee that two agencies slated for a contested move out of Washington can recover from an exodus of employees and denied media reports the department has hidden agency documents on clim…
    - 33 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:52am -
  • newEnvoy says Mexico ready for Congress’ questions on trade deal
    Mexican officials believe they have strong arguments to assure Congress that their country is committed to enforcing labor and environmental protections in the proposed replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexican Ambassador Marth…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:03am -
  • newSenators roll out pilot program to speed asylum claims
    A group of nine senators — six Republicans and three Democrats — is proposing a new pilot program to better manage the influx of families seeking asylum at the southwest border. “Operation Safe Return,” as the group calls it, would be the f…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:33am -
  • newWhite House offers up extensive menu of cuts for spending caps deal
    The Trump administration has laid out a wide array of spending cuts and tweaks to mandatory programs for Democratic leaders to consider for inclusion in a two-year discretionary caps and debt limit package. The White House offsets menu includes $57…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:55am -
  • newClete Willems is trading in the White House for K Street
    The timing of Clete Willems’ recent departure from the White House seemed a bit inopportune what with negotiations over trade disputes with China hitting a pivotal point. But the international economics adviser to the president says he had other co…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:30am -
  • newDoes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez need a ‘chief of change’ or a change of staff?
    OPINION — Mention the name Saikat Chakrabarti to Democratic chiefs of staff on Capitol Hill, and you’ll get an array of fed-up responses to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s high-profile top aide, from “Ugh” to “What the (expletive)?” to…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:30am -
  • newGhosts of Confederate Mississippi endure in the Capitol
    While answering phones in the Mississippi congressional office where he worked, Ty James was called the n-word by someone on the other end of the line. It was 2017 and marked the second time he had been called that. Those kinds of experiences have…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:30am -
  • newWhen congressional staffers are elected officials too
    Sean Scanlon caught the political bug when he was a kid growing up in Guilford, Connecticut.  Many young people infected with the same passion for politics often face a choice: Do you want to run for office yourself and be a politician? Or do you…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • newSpanberger’s chief of staff says House is like a startup
    After years of working for an incumbent senator holding a safe seat, Roscoe Jones Jr. was ready to build something from scratch. “It was like going from General Motors to a startup,” he said. Trading in his role as Dianne Feinstein’s legislat…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:00am -
  • newFormer GOP staffer running for Virginia delegate knows not to knock the ‘swamp’
    When D.J. Jordan was a Hill staffer, his drive into the city took an hour and 15 minutes, and that was on a good day. He turned to the fine art of slugging — picking up fellow commuters at designated parking lots to reach a quorum for the HOV-3 exp…
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:00am -

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  • newApollo 50 Festival on National Mall marks 50th anniversary of lunar landing
    The temperature flirted with a very un-Moon-like 100 degrees, but that didn't stop hundreds of space-lovers from attending the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall. Thursday marked the first day of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's w…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:25pm -
  • newCoco Gauff, 15-year-old Wimbledon star, to come to Citi Open
    Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old American tennis player who upset Venus Williams at Wimbledon and advanced to the round of 16, will come to the District for her first tennis appearance since Wimbledon at the Citi Open. Gauff has signed up for the Citi Ope…
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:19pm -
  • newBus fire brings massive turnout of police, fire trucks to northeast D.C. site
    Commuters along a busy route into the District were treated to a massive show of police, fire trucks and emergency equipment early Thursday morning, all dealing with a fire at a bus garage station on the 3300 block of New York Avenue in Northeast Was…
    - 22 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 12:19pm -
  • Heat wave to engulf D.C., Maryland and Virginia
    Residents of the Greater Washington area are no strangers to summer heat, but Mother Nature is preparing an especially intense baking for this weekend, with local governments and organizations bracing for a string of potentially triple-digit days and…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 7:32pm -
  • Adam Eidinger makes progress for Jack Evans recall vote
    Local activist Adam Eidinger has nearly one-third of the signatures needed to trigger a recall vote on council member Jack Evans, and he is confident he can get the rest by the November deadline. "We need to send a message to the rest of the council…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 6:39pm -
  • Wes Pruden remembered for Washington Times role, mystique and hat
    When it came to Wes Pruden, the mystique was in the hat. A straw boater placed carefully on his head, as he strolled into the newsroom and took the elevator to his expansive office on the mezzanine, with the glass windows that overlooked the newsroom…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 5:27pm -
  • Steve Buckhantz calls out Ted Leonsis
    In an interview on 106.7 The Fan with Grant Paulsen and Pete Medhurst Wednesday, former Washington Wizards play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz implied that Wizards ownership OK'd replacing him in his role at NBC Sports Washington. Buckhantz was th…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 3:35pm -
  • Wes Pruden, Washington Times editor and columnist dies at 83 after remarkable six-decade career
    Wesley Pruden would have wanted to spend his final hours at his keyboard, deftly deflating the pompous, entitled and arrogant of the political establishment, and he came awfully close. The venerable Washington Times editor, columnist and journalism i…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 2:02pm -
  • Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows probe Jack Evans ethics scandal
    Congress injected itself for the first time into the mushrooming ethics scandal involving Jack Evans, hinting that the problems facing the city council's longest-serving member call into question Washington, D.C.'s readiness for statehood. On Tuesday…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 8:10pm -
  • Democrats should sign on to Evans probe on Capitol Hill
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: Top Republicans on the House Oversight Committee want to know what the Metro board knew about the ethics investigation into former Chairman Jack Evans, when did they know it, and how did they learn it. GOP Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio a…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 6:25pm -

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