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Top 20: The most read Washington Times stories in 2017

From Barack Obama heading out the door amid President Trump's rise to power, to Hillary Clinton's emails and claims of Russian meddling, these were the 20 most read Washington Times stories in 2017.

Hillary Clinton is estimated to have collected 81 percent of noncitizen votes, which may have helped her carry a state, a researcher says. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Trump argument bolstered: Clinton could have received 800,000 votes from noncitizens

By Rowan Scarborough - The Washington Times

Hillary Clinton garnered more than 800,000 votes from noncitizens on Nov. 8, an approximation far short of President Trump's estimate of up to 5 million illegal voters but supportive of his charges of fraud. Published January 26, 2017

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Congress spent less time in session, handled less business on the chamber floors and generally sputtered for much of President Obama's tenure. (Associated Press)

Obama scores the worst legislative record in history

- The Washington Times

President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile toward him.

A 14-year-old at Rockville High School said she was raped by two illegal immigrant students. The charges were dismissed, but the boys now face child pornography charges for an explicit video the girl sent them, although she has not been charged for sending it. (Associated Press)

Maryland high school rape case refocuses sexting debates

- The Washington Times

Child pornography charges against a pair of illegal immigrants previously accused of raping a fellow student at Rockville High School have refocused attention on the problem of teen sexting.

President Donald Trump greets Education Secretary Betsy DeVos before signing the Education Federalism Executive Order, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump to pull feds out of K-12 education

- The Washington Times

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to start pulling the federal government out of K-12 education, following through on a campaign promise to return school control to state and local officials.