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"House of Cards" Veteran Wants To Make a Reality TV Show Starring Capitol Hill Staffers | Mother Jones

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Oh, boy. On Thursday, the Washington Examiner's Betsy Woodruff reported that a veteran of the Netflix political drama House of Cards is working to produce a reality TV show based in Washington, DC. The show would star local "up-and-comers," including Capitol Hill staffers ("the best and brightest on the hill") between the ages of 19 and 29. A casting session is set to be held on April 26. One source told the Examiner that the first round of casting has already occurred.

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"House of Cards" Veteran Wants To Make a Reality TV Show Starring Capitol Hill Staffers | Mother Jones

motherjones.com2014-04-17 18:18:28Cache

Oh, boy. On Thursday, the Washington Examiner's Betsy Woodruff reported that a veteran of the Netflix political drama House of Cards is working to produce a reality TV show based in Washington, DC. The show would star local "up-and-comers," including Capitol Hill staffers ("the best and brightest on the hill") between the ages of 19 and 29. A casting session is set to be held on April 26. One source told the Examiner that the first round of casting has already occurred.

Capitol Alert: VIDEO: FBI tried, failed to push Raymond \'Shrimp Boy\' Chow to crimes, say lawyers

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Capitol Alert: VIDEO: FBI tried, failed to push Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow to crimes, say lawyers

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SAN FRANCISCO - Previewing their defense of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, attorneys for the accused on Thursday portrayed their client as an innocent man whom undercover law enforcement officers tried and failed to lure into illegal acts. "With all their inducements, their wining and dining, their submission of illegal activities, their enticements, he failed to perform or aid or abet in any act that constitutes crime," said J.

Questions over state senator\'s phantom vote

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Questions over state senator's phantom vote

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TAMPA (FOX 13) - Florida Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto appeared to be in two places at the same time: campaigning in southwest Florida with Sarah Palin, while voting on the Senate floor in Tallahassee. Senator Benaquisto said she left the capitol early Thursday, though we confirmed business did not conclude that day until 6 p.m. She spent that evening at a barbecue fundraiser for her Congressional campaign with Palin in Naples.

Miss. gov signs religious practices bill; some worry it could stir anti-gay discrimination

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JACKSON, Miss. –  Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Thursday that supporters say will assure unfettered practice of religion without government interference but that opponents worry could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians. The bill, called the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, will become law July 1. It also will add "In God We Trust" to the state seal.

Health-Law Tweak Redefining Full-Time Worker Gains Bipartisan Traction

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Health-Law Tweak Redefining Full-Time Worker Gains Bipartisan Traction

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WASHINGTON—An effort to change the 2010 health-care law's definition of a full-time worker to ease its requirements on businesses has gained bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, as the Republican House on Thursday passed a bill to make the change with the help of 18 Democrats. The idea has popped up in several places in recent days.

Brownell: I think power got the best of Swallow

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Brownell: I think power got the best of Swallow

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Rick Bowmer John Swallow FILE- In this June 19, 2013, file photo, Utah Attorney General John Swallow addresses reporters outside his office at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. A newly-formed committee of Utah lawmakers investigating Attorney General John Swallow has already encountered a hiccup before holding a first meeting. House Speaker Rebecca Lockhart on Thursday, July 25, 2013, replaced the chair of the committee, Republican Rep.

US Lawmakers To Vote On Secret CIA Interrogation Report

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Details Published on Thursday, 27 March 2014 17:03 A Capitol Police officer closes the door to Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Dianne Feinstein’s office as protesters from Code Pink hold a demonstration in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, March 12, 2014.

Medicare doctor fee 'fix' faces uncertain future in House Thursday | Fox News

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Medicare doctor fee 'fix' faces uncertain future in House Thursday | Fox News

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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, the U.S. Capitol dome is silhouetted by the sunrise. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) Legislation that would prevent a 24 percent cut in payments from the federal government to reimburse doctors who accept Medicare patients faced an uncertain future early Thursday as House GOP leaders struggled to find the votes to pass the bill.

Lawmakers press for caps on variable electric rates

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Lawmakers press for caps on variable electric rates

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HARRISBURG — Variable electric rates must be capped to reduce customer sticker shock when rates spike during high-demand periods like this past winter, the chairman of the state House Consumer Affairs Committee said. For months, state lawmakers, consumer groups and law enforcement officials have heard from thousands of angry residents with variable rates whose electric bills doubled and tripled in some cases during the harsh winter weather as electric demand increased.

Spartans Honored at State Capitol - Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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Spartans Honored at State Capitol - Michigan State Official Athletic Site

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March 20, 2014 LANSING, Mich. - The entire Michigan State coaching staff and select members of the 2014 Rose Bowl Champion Spartan football team were honored Thursday at the State Capitol. The Spartans were recognized with a tribute on the floors of both the Senate and House, and also visited with Gov. Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley in the Governor's Capitol Office.