'Politics of Scandal' Threaten to Consume Washington

'Politics of Scandal' Threaten to Consume WashingtonOn Meet the Press, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow says there is no ongoing investigation of the president, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says that ongoing investigations need space to work their way through the process…



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Gingrich disproves the whole Trump-Russia thing, based on an unsolved murder on a Washington street

Gingrich disproves the whole Trump-Russia thing, based on an unsolved murder on a Washington streetThe District of Columbia police say Rich, who was shot in the back at 4 a.m. near his home in northwest Washington, was the victim of a botched robbery.



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Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education

reifman writes: The Washington State Legislature and its budget is a complete mess this year but there’s been an unusual bright spot which may quiet the protesters Slashdot reported earlier: Microsoft has volunteered for an exclusive $ 28 million annual tax — as long as the state funds a number of computer science degree programs. Visions of these faded after the 2008 recession when the legislature cut $ 4 billion from K-12 and higher education spending in part to cover the coming legalization and amnesty for Microsoft’s Nevada tax dodge (students’ tuitions only increased 58.6 percent.) With Microsoft’s voluntary tax, the company will have fully repaid its $ 8.75 billion tax dodge by 2327, just 312 years from now.

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The Life And Death Of Karyn Washington

The 22-year-old old creator of the For Brown Girls blog and the #DarkSkinRedLip project epitomized the Tumblr-popularized image of a Carefree Black Girl. After news of her suicide spread this spring, many were left asking: How could a woman whose mission was to uplift others take her own life?
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