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Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady Dies

James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73.

08/04/2014

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Airports In Mid-Atlantic Returning To Normal

Operations are returning to normal at the airports serving Washington and Baltimore a day after a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region.

02/14/2014

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Reagan Shooter Granted More Time Outside Hospital

The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will get to spend more time outside a mental hospital where he has been confined for most of the past three decades, a judge ruled Friday.

12/20/2013

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D.C. Hotels Less Busy For Obama’s Second Inauguration

Visitors coming to the nation’s capital for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration can’t stay in the one place President Ronald Reagan’s family once called an eight-star hotel. That spot is the White House, and it’s booked for the next four years. Still, inauguration-goers have a range of lodging options — from crashing on a friend’s couch to rooms that cost thousands of dollars a night.

12/25/2012

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Opinion: Go Vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

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Opinion: Preview Of November? Democrats Trounce Republicans In Convention Ratings

The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.

09/07/2012

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Ronald Reagan: Father Of The Modern Electric Car?

Legislation that Ronald Reagan, then governor of California, signed in 1967 may or may not have fueled the electric car evolution.

03/16/2012

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Agents Describe John Hinckley’s Bookstore Visits

The man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 stopped and paused at a bookstore last fall in front of books on presidential assassinations and Reagan’s dispute with striking air traffic controllers.

01/23/2012

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Reagan Shooter Wants More Time Outside Hospital

The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is asking to spend more time outside a Washington mental hospital, but a government lawyer says John Hinckley’s request is premature and that he recently lied to cover up the fact he looked at books on Reagan and presidential assassinations.

11/30/2011

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Portrait Gallery Opens Exhibit On President Reagan

The National Portrait Gallery is chronicling the life and political career of President Ronald Reagan in a new exhibit.

07/01/2011

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Judge OKs Extra Releases For Ronald Reagan Shooter

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 30 years ago can make additional visits to his mother’s house from the psychiatric hospital where he is committed, a judge has ruled.

05/12/2011

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Md. GOP Seeks Recognition Of Reagan’s 100th

Maryland Republican lawmakers are seeking recognition across the state for the late President Ronald Reagan as the 100th anniversary of his birth nears.

02/01/2011

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