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The Politics Hour

A federal bank fraud charge forces the second-highest elected official in D.C. to resign. Virginia politicians jockey down the final stretch of the commonwealth's primary season. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Politics Hour Video

Reporting from the U.S. District Court, resident analyst Tom Sherwood talked about former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown's guilt plea to felony bank fraud. Brown will be sentenced on Sept. 20, 2012, and faces up to six months in prison. Fox 5 political analyst Mark Plotkin called Brown an "accidental council chair" who didn't have a life of substance or accomplishment prior to joining the council.

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'Kids Love To Be Scared': Louis Sachar On Balancing Fun And Fear

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Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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