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D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads To House Floor With Restrictions On Funding

The Obama administration is opposing Congress's efforts to restrict funding for needle exchange and abortions for poor women in the District of Columbia.

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Virginia Redistricting: Lawmakers At An Impasse

An architect of Virginia's new Congressional redistricting plan says Democrats and Republicans can't agree on how to move forward.

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Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin Is Trying To Preserve Jobs And Benefits

Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is trying to convince his colleagues to preserve jobs and benefits for federal workers.

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Congresswomen Write Obama On Entitlement Programs

The D.C. region's Democratic congresswomen say changing entitlement programs would hit women harder than men.

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Tommy Wells Loses Powerful Transportation Committee Post

It's been a rocky year so far at the D.C. Council with several scandals and investigations. As the council prepares to break for the summer, there's been one final twist: an unprecedented reshuffling of committee assignments.

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Gray Says Gun Ban Solution On the Way

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says a solution to the city’s de facto ban on handguns is in the works.

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Brown Strips Wells of Transportation and Public Works Chairmanship

The D.C. Council voted 12-1 to approve a reshuffling of committee assignments proposed by D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, with Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells being the lone dissenting vote.

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CQ Roll Call: Back To Drawing Board On Deficit Reduction Talks, Calif. Special Election

WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews David Hawkings, editor of CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, on the continued stalmate on the federal debt limit, where President Obama goes from here, and a special election happening tomorrow in California.

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