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A jet takes off from Reagan National Airport, near the Capitol. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash., collapsed last week. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Many Agree Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree On Fixes

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Chris Crane, president of the union that represents deportation agents, officers and employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in April. Crane has been a vocal opponent of the proposed immigration overhaul. Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times/Landov hide caption

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Public Employee Unions Take Issue With Immigration Overhaul

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Outgoing acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steve Miller (right) and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George are sworn before a full House Ways and Means Committee hearing Friday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nonconservative Groups Say IRS Scrutinized Them, Too

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One Reason To Apply For Tax-Exempt Status: Anonymity

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Lawmakers Want Answers About Flaws In Terrorism Task Force

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Some Democrats want to amend the immigration bill before the Senate to allow foreign-born same-sex spouses of Americans to qualify for green cards. Jason Reed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Advocates Honor LaHood's Time At Transportation Department

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First responders aid injured people at the finish line of the Boston Marathon after the bombing on April 15. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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A sign on I-93 alerts motorists that Boston is under a "shelter in place" order Friday. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Boston Lockdown 'Extraordinary' But Prudent, Experts Say

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Drivers travel on Interstate 495, the Capital Beltway, near Tysons Corner in Fairfax County, Va., in November, just days before the opening of four new express lanes. Virginia is among 19 states that have approved or are considering legislation to increase transportation funding, according to Transportation for America. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Some States Hike Gas Tax; Va. Tries New Route To Fund Roads

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington, just blocks from the White House, has long been the government building everyone loves to hate. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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