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Local Lawmakers See Little Wiggle Room In Debt Ceiling Debate

This week President Obama is attempting to revive negotiations to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, and local lawmakers are acknowledging the tough road ahead for negotiators.

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CQ Roll Call: Obama Talks Deficit Reduction, Bachman Launches Presidential Campaign, Senate Discusses Libya

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, gives an analysis of this week's top news on Capitol Hill, including more negotiations over the deficit reduction, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachman's official presidential campaign launch, and decisions regarding U.S. involvement with Libya.

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12 People Arrested During D.C. Voting Rights Protest In Front Of White House

Police arrested 12 voting rights activists in front of the White House Saturday afternoon.

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Police Arrest Protesters In Front Of White House

Police arrested twelve protesters in front of the White House Saturday afternoon.

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Leslie Johnson Hearing Scheduled For Thursday

In Maryland, Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson has a hearing scheduled for Thursday morning where she may plead guilty to corruption charges.

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Obama's Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Faces Local Skepticism

Many of the region's lawmakers are viewing President Obama's plan to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan with skepticism, though for different reasons.

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