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At Virginia Shad Planking, Senate candidates face political and culinary challenges

By Rebecca Berg | 04/17/14 11:11 AM

WAKEFIELD, Va. -- When Democratic Sen. Mark Warner ventured onstage Wednesday at a festive fish-smoke in the Virginia woods, he was well aware he was in the minority. The annual Shad Planking, a culinarily perplexing but well-loved Virginia political tradition, has welcomed lawmakers and...
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Obama: Russia supporting militias in Ukraine

By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 06:57 PM

President Obama on Wednesday accused the Kremlin of providing support to pro-Russian militias in Ukraine and pressed Moscow to de-escalate the situation. “What is absolutely clear is that not only have Russians gone into Crimea and annexed it in illegal fashion, violating the sovereignty and...
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Reality show starring Capitol Hill staffers in the works

By Betsy Woodruff | 04/17/14 02:22 AM

Hollywood might soon be coming to Hollywood for Ugly People. Sources tell the Washington Examiner that a "House of Cards" veteran is working to produce a reality show based in the district starring “D.C. up-and-comers,” including Capitol Hill staffers. The show is currently in development,...
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