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WAMU Investigative Reporting: Deals For Developers

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The D.C. city council has approved more than $1 billion in tax breaks and other subsidies to developers over the past decade. At the same time, these developers donated millions of dollars in campaign cash. Officials say the subsidies spark revitalization. But who's really benefiting?

WAMU's Patrick Madden and Julie Patel explore in this investigative report.

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