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Your City Guide to Washington, D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors' influence.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid, McConnell Spar On ‘Shady Money’ In Campaign Finance Rules

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors’ influence.

06/03/2014

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The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Lerner Amid Tea Party Controversy

A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.

05/23/2013

File photo of N.Y. Sen. Chuck Schumer. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After More Carnival Incidents, Schumer Calls For Cruise Ship ‘Bill Of Rights’

New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the cruise ship industry to adopt a “bill of rights” to guarantee passengers certain protections while aboard their ships.

03/17/2013

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan released a sermon ridiculing The Second Amendment in modern society, and Americans' distaste for their government. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Farrakhan: Right To Bear Arms An Outdated Concept

In the third installment of his 52-week sermon series, Nation of Islam leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, ridiculed the “volatile” American right to own weapons.

01/28/2013

U.S. President George Washington's personally annotated copy of the Acts of Congress is displayed on the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution during an unveiling ceremony September 17, 2012 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The rare volume, which includes Washington's personal copy of the Constitution, broke world records for an American historical document when it was purchased earlier this summer for the price of $9.8 million.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

George Washington’s Copy of U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights on Display

After buying it at auction for nearly $10 million, George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate is displaying the Founding Father’s annotated copy of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.

09/17/2012

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