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WaPo's McCartney: Unfinished Business In Virginia Legislature, Fallout In Anne Arundel County

Having failed to pass a budget during their legislative session, Washington Post's Bob McCartney says Virginia legislators will have to address lingering issues in the next few weeks.

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CQ Roll Call: Senate Begins Transportation-Funding Bill, Big Local Projects May Suffer

Rep. Eric Cantor said that bipartisanship can continue, but it's unclear how far it can go, especially with a transportation-funding bill that could affect projects in our area.
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The Fight Over Voter ID Laws Goes To The United Nations

The NAACP hopes to apply international pressure to states with strict new voter ID laws.
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Friday Political Grab Bag: Economy Adds More Jobs Than Experts Forecast Etc

The economy created more jobs in Februrary than forecast... Journalists likened Mitt Romney to Bob Dole or George H.W. Bush... Republican Sen. Scott Brown in Massachusetts tried to use against challenger Elizabeth Warren her Hollywood support.
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Next For GOP: A Brief Stop In Kansas And A Southern Swing

Kansas holds its GOP caucuses on Saturday. But not all the candidates are making appearances there.
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Kansas Is Up Next With GOP Nominating Contest

Kansas is the first state with a Republican presidential contest after this week's mixed results in Super Tuesday races. Mitt Romney is coming off a big win in the important swing state of Ohio. But Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are hoping they can pull off a victory in Saturday'ss caucuses to give their campaigns more momentum.
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Miss. Gov. Bryant Endorses Mitt Romney

Alabama and Mississippi are holding Republican primaries on Tuesday. The contests are vitally important for the candidacies of Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. Mitt Romney arrived in Mississippi Thursday night for a rally, and he has a pair of events in Mississippi and Alabama Friday.
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House Committee Urges Action On Food Stamp Fraud

At a Thursday hearing, lawmakers said the federal government isn't doing enough to prevent fraud in the food stamp benefit program. The hearing comes after a recent news investigation found that numerous retailers who illegally deal in food stamps were allowed to stay in the program.

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