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Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. "D.C." is an abbreviation for the District of Columbia, the federal district coextensive with the city of Washington. The city is named after George Washington, military leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States. Columbia in this context is an early poetic name for the United States of America.

The city is commonly referred to as D.C., the District, or simply Washington. Historically, it was called the Federal City or Washington City. To avoid confusion with the state of Washington, located in the Pacific Northwest, the city is often called simply D.C.. To locals, the entire metropolitan area, including suburbs, is "D.C."

 

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News from Washington, D.C. from TheHill.com

Rep. Jared Huffman might not have a gold medal, but to him he has something more valuable.

 

Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) has vowed that nobody will out-conservative him.

 

In a different reality, Rep. Robert Beto ORourke might be touring as a rock star.

 

The Democrat's slow road map was junked when redistricting created a new open seat.

 

Rep. Doug Collinss (R-Ga.) career experience goes beyond the eclectic.

 

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) knew he wanted to be a politician from his earliest days.

 

Despite his tough situation growing up, Rep. Scott Perry dreamed big at a young age.

 

Dennis Hecks arrival in D.C. was a long-awaited return to the world where he won his spurs

 
 

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Virginia is planning to review the affects on its residents of a District regulator's order for nonprofit insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to pay back $268 million to reduce its surplus. Virgin...

 

Resident physicians at Howard University Hospital voted to unionize earlier this month and are beginning to prepare for negotiations with the hospital, union officials said Friday. The hospital's 263...

 

You came. You saw. You partied with us. And if you didn't, we're bringing some of the party to you. The Washington Business Journal held its annual Book of Lists event Thursday night. Approximately ...

 

Computer Sciences Corp. is relaxing its employee performance ratings to provide managers more flexibility, just one year after introducing a policy that ranked 40 percent of the workforce as falling s...

 

Howard University laid off 25 management and supervisory employees this week from its 241-bed hospital and there will be further cutbacks in coming weeks, officials confirmed Friday. "As part of...

 

Researchers with University of Maryland are building robots that can cook. The project, using funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is an attempt to move robotic systems beyond re...

 

Alexandria-based Pentagon Federal Credit Union's expansion activity in Nebraska and Florida will mean new jobs and a larger Greater Washington footprint. The 1.3 million member credit union, known as ...

 
 

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