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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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With an ever-increasing number of patients seeking organ transplants nationwide, MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute will open a new $2.4 million outpatient clinic Tuesday. The new 19,000-square...

 

With the Greater Washington economy in the doldrums, it just might be time to take a fresh look at how the region's political jurisdictions work together or don't, as is often the case to generate e...

 

Cherry blossom window decorations in the new MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute clinic meant to be a focal point of a window behind the clinics new reception desk had been attached to the wrong...

 

Oprah's in town. Be very, very afraid. For many people will be storming out of D.C.'s Verizon Center Friday night and Saturday evening post-Oprah with a New Attitude. They'll be "ready to take c...

 

Fairfax County is in the final stages of crafting a Bicycle Master Plan that will put the onus on the county, the state and private developers to create a place that meets bicyclists' needs today whil...

 

A year ago, some in government contracting circles might have marked Science Applications International Corp. as the underdog: the smaller spinoff, focused on the challenged government services market...

 

If you submit a proposal with a key person requirement and your proposed key person moves to a different company before award, what do you do? In this case, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. made the wrong cho...

 

The Washington region is rich with millionaires, ranking No. 4 in the nation for high net wealth individuals in 2013. The annual Capgemini RBC Wealth management U.S. Wealth Report says 221,000 indivi...

 

As I reported on workplace wellness this week, I heard about many creative ways to build wellness at companies that either save on health care costs or, better yet, cost little to begin with. Here's ...

 
 

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