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WaPo McCartney: D.C. Employment Fraud, Franchot Against Gas Tax, Kaine Against Requirement For Contraception Coverage

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This week in the District, 90 employees were suspended under allegations of employment fraud. Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney talks about what this situation means for Mayor Gray's Administration. McCartney also discuses Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot's opposition to Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to raise the gas tax, and former Gov. Tim Kaine's criticism of the Obama Administration's requirement for religious schools and hospitals to provide contraception coverage.

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