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How D.C. Streetcar May Have (Finally) Made It Through The Testing Process

The D.C. Streetcar is now set to start carrying passengers "on or after Feb. 26," capping years of problems with testing and certification process spanning two mayoral administration.

WMATA's Top Rail Official Resigns

Metro’s second-ranking official has resigned, according to a memo by WMATA General manager Paul Wiedefeld sent to all transit authority employees Thursday night.

'I Was Unable To Hold Them Accountable': Outgoing Medical Director Blasts Dysfunction At D.C. Fire And EMS

Jullette Saussy, the outgoing medical director at D.C. Fire and EMS, says the department requires sweeping reforms.

Bill Proposes To Ban Guns At Public Universities In Maryland

Democrats in Maryland are looking to further tighten restrictions on guns during this year's General Assembly session.

Did Virginia Democrats Give Up Too Much On Gun Control Compromise?

Republicans came to Richmond this year looking for a way to lift an executive action that barred Virginia from recognizing concealed carry permits originating in 25 states. They got the deal, but Dems wonder if they conceded too much.

5 Takeaways From The Democratic Debate

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Clinton and Sanders sparred on Wall Street's influence on politics, on which candidate is more loyal to President Obama and the record of Henry Kissinger as secretary of state.

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