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Filling in for "Morning Edition" host Matt McCleskey, Matt Bush talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the rejected plan for High Occupancy Toll lanes in Alexandria, Maryland and D.C.'s proposal for the regulation of utilities, and Daniel Snyder's lawsuit against City Paper.

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