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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says three city officers have been arrested following an internal affairs operation. Authorities say the officers tried to purchase what they thought was stolen property. Lanier described the goods as electronic equipment, but said she did not believe that the officers worked together.

WASHINGTON (AP) A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit from the Libertarian Party challenging the way the District of Columbia tallies and reports its write-in votes. The judge says the party has no constitutional right to know the exact number of write-in votes its candidates received.

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