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Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

ANTI-TRUMP INTERNATIONAL: 'Resistance'-Themed Hotel Coming To D.C. For Leftists Who Want A Safe Space On Vacation | Dail

If one hotelier has her way, leftists visiting Washington, D.C. to do business or while on vacation, will have a "safe space" to gather, even as the rest of the city transitions to the Trump era.

News | From the HuffPost

Trump Staffer Responsible For Finding Positive News Stories Resigns | HuffPost

As director of rapid response, Andy Hemming was tasked with recirculating positive news to journalists.

Politics | Politics

Why Lee Should Go, and Washington Should Stay - NYTimes.com

Nashville — I grew up on Missionary Ridge, a Civil War battlefield overlooking Chattanooga, Tenn. In my childhood we could still find minie balls from the battle in which a young Union soldier, Arthur MacArthur, the father of Douglas, received the Medal of Honor.

News | News

Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, fired - CNNPolitics

President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon has been fired, multiple White House officials told CNN on Friday.

News | News

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with explicit graffiti - ABC News

This isn't the first instance of vandalism at the memorial.

News | The News

Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol - CNN

An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Base Andrews at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia to obs

Politics | POLITICS

Senate Blocks GOP Health Bill, Scuttling Bid to Repeal Obamacare

Republican Senator John McCain joined with two of his GOP colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill early Friday, scuttling the party’s months-long effort to pass health legislation.

Politics | Politics

Sessions' powerful friends stand up to Trump

The attorney general's former colleagues in Congress, as well as conservative allies, publicly questioned the president's attacks on Sessions.

Politics | POLITICS

McCain returning to Senate in time for health vote | TheHill

“Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea,"

News | NEWS

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday after denouncing chaos in the West Wing and telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.

Politics | POLITICS

FBI nominee vows to resign if Trump crosses legal line | TheHill

President Trump’s pick to lead the FBI on Wednesday repeatedly sought to reassure lawmakers that he would lead the bureau with a strict commitment to maintaining independence from the White House.

Politics | Politics

Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

News | The News

NOT Fake News: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Loretta Lynch Now ALL Under Investigation

You wouldn't know it from the mainstream media, but President Donald Trump is not under FBI investigation (repeat: NOT). But you know who is? Hillary Clinton. Bernie Sanders. Loretta Lynch.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

R2AK 2017 Day 10

The film crew caught paddle boarder Karl Kruger chowin' down on cheeseburger number two in Bella Bella. Produced by Morgan Kinney & Grace Glenny

Music | Music

Join The Punk Parade For RVIVR's 'The Tide' Video

RVIVR is the pep-punk band of your life. But for its new video, a ragtag group dances around a dude who has no interest in cheering up.

Politics | POLITICS

Mary Katharine Ham Is Not Here to Entertain You | Washingtonian

On February 6, 2016, Mary Katharine Ham settled into her moderator’s chair alongside David Muir and Martha Raddatz at the ABC Republican debate in Manchest

Politics | Politics

ELLE's 2017 Women in Washington 2017

With American political life at peak volatility, these 10 women come armed with intelligence, determination—and, most important, facts. Lots of facts.

Music | Music

Melvins - Houdini (1993) (Full Album)

Houdini is the fifth album by Melvins, which was released in 1993 through Atlantic Records. Track List : 01 Hooch - 0:00 02 Night Goat - 2:50 03 Lizzy - 7:31...

Sports | Cycling

Fast Friday

Fast Friday was a wonderful point in time. Seattle WA c. 2007. It was the very beginning of the Track bike movement Mash had yet to come out and people were riding…

Politics | Politics

Trust Records Show Trump Is Still Closely Tied to His Empire - NYTimes.com

Sports | Snowboarding/Skiing

Washington, TC - A Film by LINE Traveling Circus

The LINE TRAVELING CIRCUS has returned for its Ninth Season with WASHINGTON TC. There’s no debate – this film will be a tremendous success. In what may be th...

Music | Music

The Sonics - Full Performance (Live at Easy Street)

http://KEXP.ORG presents The Sonics performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded April 18, 2015. Songs: Cinderella Money He's Waiting Boss Hoss Keep A Knocki...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How black-market OxyContin spurred a town's descent into crime, addiction and heartbreak

Illicit OxyContin devastated the entire Everett region in Washngton. At the height of the drug's popularity, it was a factor in more than half of the crimes in Snohomish County.

Sports | NHL

Capitals' Orpik suspended three games for 'excessively late' hit

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been suspended for three games for a hit on Saturday night.

Sports | NHL

NHL Playoff Takeaways: Murray shines as Penguins tie Capitals - CBSSports.com

Matt Murray came through again for the Pittsburgh Penguins as they tied their series with the Washington Capitals. The Tampa Bay Lightning also had a huge game from Jonathan Drouin as they did the same against the New York Islanders. Here are your playoff

Sports | NHL

T.J. Oshie finishes hat trick in OT, gives Capitals Game 1 win | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: T.J. Oshie completed his hat trick to help give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory in Game 1 of their divisional semifinal against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sports | NFL

Alfred Morris picks Dallas Cowboys as his next landing spot | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: You'd think, if the money was close, running backs searching for a fountain of youth would flock to the Dallas Cowboys.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Downwinding Near Vashon Island, Washington | SUP Magazine

A pair of paddlers catches some sizable coldwater bumps near Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.

Sports | NFL

Redskins releasing Robert Griffin III, QB will have 'no shortage' of options - CBSSports.com

The Redskins are going to release Robert Griffin III on Monday, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports.

News | In The News

Obamas to remain in D.C. after presidency so daughter can finish high school

President Obama cast some light on his post presidency plans Thursday.

Sports | NBA

Sources: Suns trade Markieff Morris to Wizards - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Wizards are sending DeJuan Blair, Kris Humphries and a protected future first-round pick to the Suns.

Sports | NFL

The Packers like that! Green Bay beats Washington to advance | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The confident, efficient Green Bay Packers offense, which hasn't been seen too often since late October, suddenly reappeared at the right time on Sunday.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WWU cancels classes as free speech scares cowardly students and faculty

Western Washington University suspended all classes on Tuesday because of an alleged incident of hate speech targeting students of color.

Sports | NFL

DeSean Jackson hits sled, separates shoulder, to miss a couple weeks

On Thursday, the speedy Redskins' wideout met his match: a blocking sled.

Sports | NHL

Justin Williams wants to help Washington Capitals find Stanley Cup Playoffs success - NHL Free Agency 2015

Justin Williams' family was happy with his decision to sign with the Washington Capitals; now Williams will try to get them over the playoff hump.

Sports | NBA

Refs wave off Pierce's too-late game-tying 3, Hawks eliminate Wizards

Paul Pierce made the miracle shot the Wizards needed to extend their season. Unfortunately, he didn't do it fast enough.

Sports | NBA

Al Horford's game-winning putback pushes Hawks past Wizards in Game 5 thriller

Game 5 came down to the closing seconds, with the Hawks eking out a victory behind some heady play from their center.

Sports | NHL

Rangers eliminate Capitals with thrilling Game 7 OT win

Thus ended another Rangers vs. Capitals series in Game 7. It was the fourth time in five series between the teams since 2009 that went seven. The Rangers had won the last two, in the 2012 semifinals and the 2013 quarterfinals.

Sports | NBA

Pierce can't deliver this time, as Teague leads attacking Hawks to Game 4 win

Behind aggressive penetration from Jeff Teague and strong games from their big men, the Hawks regained home-court advantage.

Sports | NHL

Kreider scores 2, Rangers hold off Caps 4-3 to force Game 7 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Once merely 101 seconds from having their season end, then forced to hold off a furious Game 6 rally, Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers are now one victory away from returning to the Eastern Conference finals. Kreider scored 40 sec

Sports | NHL

Rangers vs. Capitals recap: What you need to know about Game 6 - CBSSports.com

Everything you need to know about the New York Rangers' Game 6 win on Sunday night against the Washington Capitals to force a Game 7.

Sports | NBA

Pierce's buzzer-beater lifts Wiz past Hawks 103-101 - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: It was a play added to the Washington Wizards' offense a day earlier, and it was drawn up for a guy, Paul Pierce, who's been doing this sort of thing for the better part of two decades. With three defenders near him, Pierce made a falla

Sports | NHL

Rangers vs. Capitals recap: What you need to know about Game 5

Every night during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Eye On Hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters will bring you up to speed everything you need to know about all of the action around the NHL. Here's what you need to know about Rangers vs. Capitals, Game

Sports | NHL

Rangers vs. Capitals recap: What you need to know about Game 4

The Washington Capitals squeaked by for another win over the New York Rangers in Game 3. The Caps now hold a 3-1 series lead, putting them one win away from the Eastern Conference Final.

Sports | NBA

Hawks bounce back, beat Wall-less Wizards in Game 2 to tie series 1-1

The Hawks got big nights from DeMarre Carroll, Al Horford and Paul Millsap to get even in their best-of-seven series.

Sports | NHL

Rangers vs. Capitals recap: What you need to know about Game 3 - CBSSports.com

The Washington Capitals took a 2-1 series lead on the New York Rangers thanks to stellar goaltending from Braden Holtby and a lucky bounce for Jay Beagle.

Sports | NHL

Capitals vs. Rangers recap: What you need to know about Game 2 - CBSSports.com

Everything you need to know about the New York Rangers' Game 2 win over the Washington Capitals.

Sports | NHL

Joel Ward's buzzer-beater gives Caps 2-1 win over Rangers, 1-0 series lead (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Joel Ward’s goal with 1.3 seconds left in the third period helped give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of their second round series.

Sports | NHL

Capitals eliminate Islanders: What you need to know about Game 7 - CBSSports.com

The Washington Capitals won a thrilling Game 7 on Monday night to eliminate the New York Islanders and move on to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs where they will face the New York Rangers.

Sports | NBA

3-pointer: What we learned from Wizards-Raptors Game 4 - CBSSports.com

The Washington Wizards completed the sweep and this is what we took away from their Game 4 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

News | News

Ya'alon Dropping V-22 Osprey Purchase From America - Defense/Security - News - Arutz Sheva

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (Likud) is dropping the purchase of US V-22 Osprey aircraft, raising concerns that this could further chill already frosty relations with Washington, Israel Hayom daily said Thursday.

News | In The News

White House will now lock the front door!

The White House on Monday said it would do what most homeowners practice to secure their property: Lock the front door. “After Friday night’s incident, when the door is not in use, it will be secured,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest,

Politics | Politics

Senate Dems Fail To Overturn Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling

Democratic Senators’ attempt to nullify the Supreme Court’s ruling in Hobby Lobby and force religious employers to pay for every type of contraceptive coverage required by Obamacare failed to pass a cloture vote Wednesday.  The bill, introduced by De

Politics | Politics

Rep. Ralph Hall, oldest House member, defeated by John Ratcliffe

Hall, 91, becomes first incumbent defeated in a primary this year. He is the oldest member of Congress and one of the last World War II veterans on Capitol Hill.