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The Politics Hour - May 2, 2014

Virginia's attorney general paves the way for undocumented immigrants to receive in-state tuition benefits at the commonwealth's public universities. Meanwhile, D.C. begins issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants who've been in the city for at least six months. And the region's largest electric utility announces plans to be taken over by a Chicago company. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Would Washington, D.C. be better served by an elected attorney general?

D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan weighed in on the issue during his appearance Friday on Kojo Nnamdi's weekly "Politics Hour."

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In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About Working With Woody Allen

Allen doesn't rehearse, and he isn't a big talker. But Firth pooh-poohs claims that he doesn't direct. He says Allen was a "very involved and meticulous director" while making Magic in the Moonlight.
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Key Chain Blood-Alcohol Testing May Make Quantified Drinking Easy

Some of us now monitor our steps, sleep and calorie intake with wristbands and apps. So why not track blood-alcohol levels? We explore the next frontier in the self-measurement movement.
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'I Love Your Country,' New House Member Tells U.S. Officials

Rep. Curt Clawson, a Republican from Florida, tells subcommittee witnesses from two U.S. agencies, "I'm familiar with your country; I love your country."
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Bill Allowing Americans To Unlock Cellphones Passes House, Heads To Obama

The bill also directs the Librarian of Congress to review whether the exemption should also apply to tablets and other devices.

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