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Roll Call
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016a stranger to tough situations. Simms is unique because he was born and raised
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
a stranger to tough situations. Simms is unique because he was born and raised in the capital region. The 44-year-old Beltway native was born at Columbia Hospital for Women (which is now condominiums) in Northwest D.C. and grew up in... Read more
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Bleacher Report
From E-Mail to Starbucks, You're Fired!his flight from Pittsburgh back home to Atlanta the next day was all set. Bein
From E-Mail to Starbucks, You're Fired!
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
his flight from Pittsburgh back home to Atlanta the next day was all set. Being that the Braves were playing a four-game series in Pittsburgh that didn't end until Thursday, Gonzalez didn't need a private detective to piece together the... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerand how to be organized. Sanders, therefore, cannnot “deliver” a coalition of s
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
and how to be organized. Sanders, therefore, cannnot “deliver” a coalition of self-organizing factions in the way that the Beltway expects him to do. By contrast, the PUMAs of 2008 had not (yet, perhaps) acquired similar organizing skills (which is... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mike Rogers, CNN’s new ‘Declassified’ hostprogram focused on national security. He is taking it up a notch, and is set to
Mike Rogers, CNN’s new ‘Declassified’ host
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
program focused on national security. He is taking it up a notch, and is set to appear as host of a new eight-part CNN series titled “Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies,” which debuts next month. “‘Declassified’ will take us beyond... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Beware what you wish for: Russia is ready for warall Cold War 2.0 hell broke loose, all over again. That worthless Patriot A c
Beware what you wish for: Russia is ready for war
Op-Ed News / Posted 8 days ago
all Cold War 2.0 hell broke loose, all over again. That worthless Patriot A case can be made that the Beltway -- neocons and neoliberalcons alike -- do not want a hot war with Russia. What they want, apart from racking in more... Read more
11d
Zero Hedge
Is China A "House Of Cards"?by examining what the Dragon himself – President Xi Jinping – has to say about
Is China A "House Of Cards"?
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
by examining what the Dragon himself – President Xi Jinping – has to say about China being largely derided in influential Beltway circles as a House of Cards. Xi has forcefully dismissed the notion that a House of Cards power struggle has been... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is China a House of Cards?"cabals" and "cliques" are attempting to undermine the CCP from within. Thus,
Is China a House of Cards?
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
"cabals" and "cliques" are attempting to undermine the CCP from within. Thus, with ironic/poetic justice, a 42-part series on corruption in China -- titled In the Name of the People and financed by the Middle Kingdom's top law enforcement... Read more
18d
FOX News
Republican brass in fantasylandquo. She’s still the odds on favorite to beat Trump, but she has enormous weakn
Republican brass in fantasyland
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
quo. She’s still the odds on favorite to beat Trump, but she has enormous weaknesses and they’re all rooted here inside the Beltway. What Republicans should be asking from Trump is that he leave them alone, or at least constrain his attacks to... Read more
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Salon.com
Paul Ryan is just this screwed: Why his “summit” with Donald Trump will probably backfire no matter whatworn off very quickly. The idea of Ryan being a white knight who could have uni
Paul Ryan is just this screwed: Why his “summit” with Donald Trump will probably backfire no matter what
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
worn off very quickly. The idea of Ryan being a white knight who could have unified the GOP and saved it from Trump is a beltway fantasy out of line with how actual Republican voters across the country feel about him at this point. [Emphasis... Read more
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20d
Op-Ed News
Sanders blows away Clinton in West Virginia. What next?with Rachel Madow "would be tough" and the last contest on June 14th District o
Sanders blows away Clinton in West Virginia. What next?
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
with Rachel Madow "would be tough" and the last contest on June 14th District of Columbia (45) which favors inside-the-beltway candidates. The contest will be decided on June 7th, however, if not before, when 6 states vote. The Democratic... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Two Very Different Donalds, One White House Goallike a sledgehammer was consequential,” she said, adding, “he did his best to u
Two Very Different Donalds, One White House Goal
The Huffington Post / Posted 22 days ago
like a sledgehammer was consequential,” she said, adding, “he did his best to undermine the law.” Boardwalk to Beltway McGahn, 47, grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, a place for people who aren’t afraid to roll the dice. He... Read more
22d
Salon.com
This is how they tear her down: The press is already undermining a potential Hillary victoryThis article originally appeared on That distant rumble you’re hearing from th
This is how they tear her down: The press is already undermining a potential Hillary victory
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
This article originally appeared on That distant rumble you’re hearing from the Beltway is the sounds of pundits eagerly excavating as they dig up the campaign goal posts established for Hillary Clinton’s presidential run and reset them during the... Read more
24d
TribLIVE
Maryland slayings suspect gives up peacefullysporadic shootings sparked a deep sense of foreboding that echoed what the same
Maryland slayings suspect gives up peacefully
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
sporadic shootings sparked a deep sense of foreboding that echoed what the same neighborhood suffered through during the Beltway sniper rampage that took 10 lives in 2002. “It was an irony that was not lost on me,” Montgomery County State's... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Outdoor activities aplenty for area folksis 79 now, has skied from Camelback to Colorado and won national championships
Outdoor activities aplenty for area folks
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 25 days ago
is 79 now, has skied from Camelback to Colorado and won national championships for his age group in the NASTAR Ski Racing Series. His first pair of skis were wooden boards with a leather strap wrapped over his boots. “You fell, and the ski went... Read more
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Roll Call
Conservatives Pick Mike Lee as His Ambitious Pals Eye 2016the nationally ambitious come into the open. For another, lawmakers who gain so
Conservatives Pick Mike Lee as His Ambitious Pals Eye 2016
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
the nationally ambitious come into the open. For another, lawmakers who gain some early traction in the fundraising and Beltway-attention-getting stages of the process soon enough realize they have to spend much less time on the Hill and more... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Andrew Ross Sorkin Helps Obama Airbrush His "Economic Legacy" with Obsequious Exclusive Interview in the New York Timesand our righteous disdain for the moochers and the hippies and the riff-raff.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Helps Obama Airbrush His "Economic Legacy" with Obsequious Exclusive Interview in the New York Times
Naked Capitalism / Posted 28 days ago
and our righteous disdain for the moochers and the hippies and the riff-raff. Now, to be fair, Sperling’s line is the Beltway line, and a great deal of effort went into creating that line, propagating it, and turning into conventional wisdom,... Read more
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Fortune
President Obama Lets It Rip at His Last White House Correspondents’ Dinnerhis speech, however, Obama still hadn’t mentioned Trump by name. And as the pre
President Obama Lets It Rip at His Last White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Fortune / Posted 29 days ago
his speech, however, Obama still hadn’t mentioned Trump by name. And as the president began thanking reporters on the DC beltway beat, everyone watching assumed he would end his remarks without addressing the 800-pound gorilla who wasn’t in the... Read more
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Variety
The 36 Biggest Names at the White House Correspondents’ DinnerNetwork — will arrive with celebrities in tow. Naturally, all this hanging out
The 36 Biggest Names at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
Network — will arrive with celebrities in tow. Naturally, all this hanging out is controversial. The inside the beltway types wring their hands over the raucous weekend. Should reporters be cavorting with administration officials? Should... Read more

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