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D.C. Mayor Pitted Against Council Over Budget Autonomy Referendum

Oral arguments began Wednesday between D.C. Attorney General Irv Nathan and the D.C. Council over the budget autonomy referendum.

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Appeals Court Hears Arguments On Virginia Gay Marriage Ban

Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage went before a three-judge federal appeals court on Tuesday

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D.C. Marijuana Legalization Advocates Add Former Doctor As Organizer

Organizers are attempting to get a marijuana legalization initiative on D.C.'s November ballot, and they'd added some medical muscle in their attempts to organize.

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Preserving D.C.'s Archives

Long-stalled plans to centralize and modernize DC Archives are now underway, and a newly formed group calling itself Friends of DC Archives are joining in.

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Glenn Greenwald: State Surveillance And The Snowden Story

Kojo sits down with investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald to talk about his role in breaking news from documents stolen by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Kojo asks what's next in this groundbreaking story, and learns about the impact Greenwald's reporting has had on journalism and our security.

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Public Prayer and Local Government

A divided Supreme Court ruled this month that town boards can begin their meetings with sectarian prayers. The 5-4 decision involving a New York town had an immediate impact in Maryland, where a federal judge lifted an injunction against...

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Charles Severance Extradited To Virginia

A man Alexandria Police want to question in relation to three high-profile murders was brought to Virginia Monday afternoon to be booked at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.
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Using Title IX to Address Sexual Assault on Campus

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for their handling of sexual violence complaints. We talk with the head of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights.

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Pit Bull Owners Rally In Front Of Capitol

Thousands of pit bull owners and their pets took to the U.S. Capitol on Saturday in support of the much-maligned breed.

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New Twists Further Delay Guantanamo Trials

Allegations that FBI tried to turn a member of the defense team into an informant and that the CIA cut the sound system in a courtroom are slowing progress in the Guantanamo Bay trials.