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Virginia Lawmakers Can’t Agree On Congressional Districting Plan

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked on a Congressional redistricting plan. Senators want to add a second majority black district, but House members say the Senate plan would violate federal voting laws.

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Virginia Elects First African-American Woman To State Supreme Court

For the first time, Virginia's General Assembly has elected a black woman to the state's Supreme Court.

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Curator Catalogs U.S. House's Human Side

Since the late 1700s, the U.S. House of Representatives has seen roughly 11,000 members populate its chamber in the Capitol Building. It's the job of one woman -- the House's curator -- to take this vast institution and show the public its more personal, human side.

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Federal Contractors Watching Debt Ceiling Talks Closely

The President of the Greater Washington Board of Trade says a federal government default on the country's debt could be ten times worse for the D.C. area than a government shutdown.

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Ministers Arrested In Capitol For Protesting Debt Deal

There was plenty of drama behind closed doors in the Capitol last night as Congressional leaders attempted to hammer out a debt ceiling agreement, but the building's rotunda saw some action as well as faith leaders were arrested in a protest that involved singing and praying.

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CQ Roll Call: Debt Limit Stalemate And Its Effect On Boehner

Congress watchers got a surprise last night when House Speaker John Boehner cancelled a scheduled vote on his bill to increase the debt limit and reduce the deficit. CQ Roll Call Editor David Hawkings talked with WAMU Morning Edition Host Matt McCleskey about what's next in the negotiations.

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