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Two of the most powerful men in the West seemed to set aside their differences from last year’s campaign, with Trump appearing both presidential and deferential, while the pope, smiling slightly, seemed to be visually appraising him.
Word that a hacker may have tried to gain access to Rich’s email account may be the final blow to the fake-news tale that Rich had fed DNC emails to WikiLeaks.
The light-rail project's federal aid remains “under review” while a lawsuit attempting to block the construction continues.
Montgomery County and the business are trying to reach a legal deal about a garage abutting the Capital Crescent Trail. “I think both parties realize this could be a nasty, long fight with nobody happy at the end,” one attorney said.
President Trump’s budget would eliminate federal money for the $73 million program, increasing the pressure on local lawmakers, especially four on the powerful House and Senate appropriations committees, to restore the funding.
Nine of 13 council members took part in the trip, during which the D.C. contingent threw a party at a plush nightclub. But with the city in the midst of a building boom, some are questioning the lawmakers’ travel and pitch to retail chains.
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Primary
Days ahead of the primary, two state senators’ deeply personal war will shift to the courts as Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel tries to quash subpoenas in Sen. Bryce Reeves’s defamation case.
The field includes former federal prosecutors Justin Fairfax and Gene Rossi and lobbyist Susan Platt.
Perspective
Longtime D.C. radio host Andy Pollin reflects on how the all-sports format changed the media landscape — even as the talking points remained the same.
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John Brennan said he alerted the FBI to the contacts, and that he became increasingly concerned that Trump associates were being manipulated as part of a campaign that sought to disrupt the election and deliver the presidency to Donald Trump.
As the investigations intensify, the president has tapped a trusted lawyer who has represented him in numerous cases, including on real estate transactions, efforts to keep divorce records sealed and allegations of fraud at Trump University.
The weapons were meant to equip the Iraqi army, Shiite militias and the Kurdish Peshmerga in their fight against the Islamic State.
The FBI detailed how flight attendants rushed to stop an American Airlines passenger during a midflight “bomb threat” panic last week — using a drink cart to barricade a man while fighter jets scrambled.
Pete Souza posted a photo of the Obamas holding hands after a pair of viral video clips showed Melania Trump appearing to swat away her husband’s hand on their Middle East trip.
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