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Local Toque Lobbies City to Show Kingsman Field Some Love (Updated)

Updated 12:58 p.m. | Restaurateur Teddy Folkman is imploring fellow pet owners to hound the DC Department of Parks and Recreation about taking better care of a dilapidated dog park.

Wasserman Schultz in Tough Spot on Iran Deal

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is in an unenviable position.

Report: Hensarling's Ex-Im Bank Opposition Costs Dallas

With the Export-Import Bank’s charter now expired for two months and counting, pro-Ex-Im businesses are putting new pressure on the House Republicans behind the effort to shut down the federal credit agency.

Does David Vitter Have Something to Worry About?

Two-term Republican Sen. David Vitter started his bid for Louisiana governor as a solid, if not prohibitive, favorite. But Pelican State watchers believe that Vitter’s prospects look less certain now than they did six months ago.

McConnell Expects to Cut Budget Deal, Avert Shutdown (Video)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that funding the government is the top challenge facing him when he returns to the Capitol next week.

Ted Cruz Praises Donald Trump, Holds Fire on Boehner

Sen. Ted Cruz said next week’s rally outside the Capitol with Donald Trump will get more eyeballs and TV cameras with the fellow Republican presidential candidate in attendance.

Canada Border Wall Idea Smacked by Rand Paul, Patrick Leahy

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may think that a wall along the U.S.-Canada border is a “legitimate” idea to look into, but two U.S. senators think it’s “dumb” and “terrible.”

Alaska Visit, Denali Naming Highlights Obama's Bucket List

President Barack Obama’s renaming of Mount McKinley to Denali has raised the hackles of Speaker John A. Boehner, but the rest of his Alaska trip may rile the GOP even more as the president highlights the effects of climate change and his go-it-alone plans to tackle it.

Lindsey Graham Questions New Hampshire Man's Virility

Sen. Lindsey Graham is fond of saying federal entitlement programs will go broke if there’s not an influx of new workers, but he seldom gets a volunteer when he suggests there should be a new baby boom.

HOH Word of the Week: McKinley'd and Denali'd

Upon further reflection of the Obama administration’s decision to revert the name of Alaska’s Mount McKinley to its traditional name, Mount Denali, HOH offers a twofer word of the week selection.

Sticking It to the Man at the Minnesota State Fair

Has politics gone to seed at the Minnesota State Fair?

Internal Poll Shows Cresent Hardy Leading Potential Challengers

Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., leads all four of the potential Democratic opponents in head-to-head matchups for his 4th District seat, an internal poll conducted for his campaign and obtained by CQ Roll Call shows.

Hassan Waits to Choose Her Adventure in New Hampshire

DOVER, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan stands in front of a green screen. To her left, a stick-on motif on the wall prompts her to “Choose Your Adventure Here.”

Boehner's Latest Fight With Obama? Renaming Mount McKinley

For many in the state of Alaska, Sunday was a day for rejoicing. But for Ohioans such as Speaker John A. Boehner, that was not the case.

Larry Kudlow Says He Would Challenge Blumenthal Over Iran Deal

Conservative economist and media figure Larry Kudlow says he’s talked to national Republicans about running for Senate in Connecticut.

Iran Deal Puts Jewish Democrats in Spotlight

With Senate Democrats getting closer to thwarting a GOP override vote on the Iran deal, and with House Democrats increasingly showing their own strength in upholding a presidential veto, one constituency remains a key focus in the public relations battle over the Iranian nuclear agreement: Jewish Democrats.

DSCC Talking to Potential Burr Challengers in North Carolina

For much of this summer, North Carolina has been Democrats’ Colorado. Looking toward 2016, Democrats have a shot at unseating the incumbent senator but no candidate.

Inviting Fight With China, Rubio Says Disputed Islands Belong to Japan

Sen. Marco Rubio said bluntly Friday the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea belong to Japan.

White House Slams 'Pro-War Rally' Featuring Trump, Cruz (Video)

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the event Republican presidential hopefuls Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and businessman Donald Trump plan to attend outside the Capitol next month is “pro-war.”

Lousiana State Society Gives Back to D.C. on Katrina Anniversary

It’s often music or booze that brings the Louisiana State Society together.

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