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Power Breakfast: Assessing Earthquake Risk Reduction In The U.S.

From Capitol News Connection:

Democrat David Wu represents an Oregon district that includes a swath of Pacific coastline. In the last Congress, he got a bill through the House that would have stepped up federal efforts to study and prepare for natural disasters.

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Maryland State Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown

We could see a government shutdown this weekend if lawmakers fail to negotiate a way to fund the U.S. government by midnight Friday.

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National Zoo Braces For Government Shutdown

With a federal government shut down looming, it would be business as usual for animals at the National Zoo, but not for 30 percent of the zoo's staff and 100 percent of zoo visitors.

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Shutdown Could Have Devastating Effect On D.C. Economy

The looming possibility of a shutdown of the federal government could have a huge impact on our local economy. Some businesses are preparing for the worst.

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Moran to Discuss Potential Government Shutdown at Town Hall

In Virginia, Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) is holding an emergency town hall to discuss the impact of a government shutdown on his district.

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Key Witnesses Fail To Testify At D.C. Council Hearing On Hiring Practices

Two key witnesses scheduled testify did not do so at Thursday's D.C. Council hearing on the hiring practices of Mayor Vincent Gray's administration.

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Audit Finds Mistakes With Kwame Brown's 2008 Campaign Finances

An audit by the city’s campaign finance office finds a number of discrepancies with D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown’s 2008 campaign finance records.

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