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Who will win the race?
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Who will win the race?

The nation's capital is one of the most competitive cities in the world, according to a ranking by the Global Urban Competitiveness Project. So how does all that rivalry and one-upsmanship affect the way we work and play? We hit the streets to find out, talking with students, businesspeople, actors and other Washingtonians to get their take on our theme for this week.

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