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WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Attorney's Office says a D.C. grand jury has indicted a Maryland woman on charges of involuntary manslaughter in a fatal drunken-driving accident in Adams Morgan. The office says 24-four-year-old Chamica Adams of Mitchellville has also been indicted on charges of aggravated assault, driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol.

WASHINGTON (AP) Republican congressman Mike Pence says he won't vote for the massive tax cut package coming before the House today, because he believes it "will do little to create jobs." Pence, the No. 3 House Republican, tells NBC's "Today" it is a "tough call" because no Republican wants to see taxes go up.

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