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Newt Gingrich Officially Out Of GOP Race

Newt Gingrich made it official on Wednesday — he's suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Gingrich Formally Ends Campaign, 'A Truly Wild Ride'

What to say about Newt Gingrich that Newt Gingrich hasn't already said about Newt Gingrich? As the former House speaker formally leaves the Republican presidential race, a look back at his long, costly and quixotic campaign.
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It's Official: Newt Gingrich Bows Out

The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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Last Call Extension In D.C. Falls Off The Wagon

Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed plan to extend last call in D.C. to 2 a.m. on weekdays and 3 a.m. on weekends has been cut off by a D.C. Council panel, citing safety and travel concerns.

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Rubio, Ryan, Portman, Christie: Who Will Be VP?

Mitt Romney, the presumed GOP presidential candidate, continues to try out potential running mates, though most deny any interest in the job. Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rob Portman, Gov. Chris Christie and others have all made high-profile comments in recent days.
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As Gingrich Leaves Stage, Obama Campaign Says Thanks For The Memories

On the day Newt Gingrich finally gets out of the way of Mitt Romney, the Democrats have offered a parting gift of sorts from the former House speaker to the presumptive Republican nominee.
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Montgomery County Businesses Decry Energy Tax Extension

Businesses and other constituents in Montgomery County are asking the county council to nix a plan to extend an energy tax hike indefinitely.

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D.C. Council Votes Down Surplus Spending Plan

The D.C. Council devolved into deadlock this week over how to spend a portion of the city's unexpected surplus.

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Obama Accused Of Politicizing Bin Laden's Death

It should be no surprise that President Obama would tout the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden as part of his re-election campaign. But when he added a critique of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, critics pounced.

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