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Washington Whispers

April 2013


Donald Trump to Headline Evangelical Event With 2016 GOP Hopefuls

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Whispers has learned that Donald Trump will address evangelicals and social conservatives at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's upcoming "Road to Majority" conference in Washington. The Donald will join a host of 2016 GOP hopefuls already announced as speakers – including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio,

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Trump, Donald
Reed, Ralph
Rubio, Marco
Paul, Rand
Bush, Jeb
Christie, Chris
religion

VIDEO: George W. Bush's $250 Million Presidential Center Second Only In Size To Reagan Library

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When the sprawling 15-acre George W. Bush Presidential Center opens in Dallas, Texas on May 1, it will become the second largest presidential library and museum complex in the country, surpassed only by the Reagan library – which was constructed before Congress passed a measure that encouraged ...

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Bush, George W.
Texas
Southern Methodist University

Chiquita Sues to Prevent Research Institute at GWU From Getting Colombia Terror Docs

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A research institute at George Washington University wants records that show Chiquita doing business with terrorists, and it has the produce giant going bananas.

Chiquita filed a lawsuit in a U.S. District Court last week to prevent the documents from being handed over to the National Security ...

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journalism
George Washington University
law
food and drink
national security
SEC
courts
Colombia

Art Exhibit of School Bus Riddled With Bullets Going on Display Near NRA Headquarters

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On Monday, April 8, less than three miles from the home of the National Rifle Association, a yellow school bus riddled with more than 6,000 rounds will go on display.

[SEE: Political Cartoons About Gun Control

The piece is part of a larger art installation called "The Newtown Project: Art Targets ...

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art
NRA
gun control and gun rights
Washington, D.C.
school shootings
Second Amendment

Law Enforcement Still Finds It Easy to Buy Weapons Despite Some Manufacturer Protests

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Over the last month and a half, dozens of gun companies have said they planned to restrict or cut off altogether their sales of firearms or ammunition to law enforcement in states with restrictive gun laws, closing what pro-gun activists call the "police loophole." It's a move that was partly ...

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gun control and gun rights
police
weapons
Maryland
Tennessee
New York
Arizona
manufacturing
business