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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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Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington D.C. is under contract to sell its 16th Street Northwest headquarters, which will be redeveloped by its new owner as a part-office, part-residential mixed...

 

Banks are taking a bigger bite out of checking accounts. The average monthly maintenance fee through June increased by 15 cents, to $12.69, compared to the end of December, according to a mid-year s...

 

Dr. Sergei Nekhai didnt plan to become an Ebola researcher. For years, the co-director of the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease has been entrenched in studying the HIV virus in partic...

 

Rosetta Stone's long war against knockoff yellow boxes is front and center in an ABC News' segment this week, which lays out exactly how much the Arlington-based language-learning software company ha...

 

Del Friscos Double Eagle Steakhouse may be aiming to be the latest go-to fine dining restaurant in the city but that doesnt mean they have to look like it. For the brands 11th Double Eagle, set to o...

 

Sandra Bullock sure could have used this. Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin has reached a deal with Australian technology firm Electro Optic Systems to track dangerous space debris that threatens satell...

 

The U.S. Air Force is waiting until December to decide whether The Boeing Co. will share the ultra-lucrative project to produce the next Air Force One, according to Bloomberg. The military branch ha...

 

The General Services Administration is not bringing a temporary halt to the addition of new vendors to its professional services schedules, according to Federal Computer Week. A GSA spokesperson said...

 

Google executive Megan Smith is close to taking the U.S. chief technology officer position in the White House, according to Bloomberg. Smith would replace Todd Park, who is officially leaving the pos...

 

Herndon-based LGS Innovations will lay fiber optics to upgrade the network at a Washington-state military base as part of a $7.3 million task order it won with the Army, according to Federal Computer ...

 
 

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