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CBT: George Washington unveils their monument-laden new court (VIDEO)

Two months ago, George Washington announced plans for a pretty cool new court design paying homage to the DC landmarks that are within walking distance of their Foggy Bottom campus. On Tuesday, the school released a video unveiling the new court design, and as expected, the court looks awesome. My o Full story

George Washington finally gets his library

   The first President of the United States is finally getting his own presidential library. President of Washington’s Mount Vernon, Curt Viebranz, joins The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd to talk about the library.

Edmund S. Morgan, colonial scholar, dies at 97

Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a best-selling biography of Benjamin Franklin, has died in Connecticut. He was 97. Full story

Federalist Society success inspires campus copies

A new conservatism is beginning to emerge on some college campuses, spurred in part by opposition to President Barack Obama's signature health care law. Full story

What Baseball Pitchers Owe to Ancient Hunters

Retired baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax is regarded as one of the most talented players to have ever stepped on the mound, but new research suggests he and other baseball greats may owe their strong throwing arms to evolution. Full story

Make room for the veep…the other veep

The Washington Nationals add some competition to the traditional mid-game presidential mascot race. You won't find this one in the history books though. This time the team branched out into an alternative political reality. Full story

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  Rush Limbaugh’s the one who’s ‘ashamed’ of America now

After months of saying that the president was ashamed of America, it’s Rush Limbaugh who’s saying it now. The Rev. Al Sharpton and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes talk about the funny, and ironic, language coming from the Republican Party.

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Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the swearing-in of former President George Washington in New York
Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the swearing-in of former President George Washington in New York

Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the swearing-in of former President George Washington at Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York April 30, 2013. George Washington's inauguration as the first U.S. president was on April 30, 1789. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED S

Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the anniversary of the swearing-in of former President George Washington in New York
Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the anniversary of the swearing-in of former President George Washington in New York

Re-enactors of the American Revolutionary War perform to commemorate the anniversary of the swearing-in of former President George Washington at Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York April 30, 2013. George Washington's inauguration as the first U.S. president took place on April 30, 1789. REUTERS/