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Sally Jewell, while the nominee for U.S. Interior secretary, speaks at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2013

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Sally Jewell, while the nominee for U.S. Interior secretary, speaks at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2013

Jewell: ‘When I Fracked a Well’

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell may have come to Washington by way of REI, the outdoorsmen’s and women’s adventure outfitter, yet she has some bona fides in oil engineering. She put that resume to use today, swatting aside some industry talking...

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

Obama’s Interior Sec’y Climbed in Antarctica (No Thanks, He Adds)

There’s a good basketball court at the Interior Department headquarters in Washington. And Ken Salazar, departing secretary of the interior, has “a good jump shot,” according to President Barack Obama, who has played ball on that court a few blocks...

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the ongoing Operation Fast and Furious investigation.

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the ongoing Operation Fast and Furious investigation.

Washington Daybook: Fast and Furious, With a Twist

It’s showdown time at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Republicans are threatening a vote to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress at a hearing of the panel today unless he turns over more documents...

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