Some lawmakers from Maryland and Virginia are introducing a bill in Congress to establish federal standards for subway systems, including D.C.'s Metro. This isn't the first time such a bill has been considered.
Thousands of state workers are marching on the Maryland State House for a rally they're calling "Enough is Enough: Keep the Promise." They're protesting plans that include raising their health care costs by 10 percent and making them wait longer before they can qualify for retirement benefits.
Representative Peter King's Homeland Security hearings on radicalization are drawing intense reactions from some members of the Muslim community in the D.C. area. Some say these hearings overlook one, very important fact.
In the District, questions of nepotism, steep salaries, and questionable hires continue to hound Mayor Vincent Gray and his new administration. And sparks flew at a city council meeting looking at these issues and how the council should respond.
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