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Kaine Announces Senate Run Online

Democratic National Committee Chairman and former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine will run for U.S. Senate in 2012. Kaine made the announcement in a video posted on his Facebook page Tuesday.

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Audit Finds Irregularities, Mistakes With Kwame Brown's Campaign Finances

An audit by D.C.'s Office of Campaign Finance finds a number of problems with Council Chairman Kwame Brown's financial bookkeeping for his 2008 re-election bid to the council.

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'Virginia Tomorrow' President Analyzes U.S. Senate Race

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine is running for a Virginia U.S. Senate seat in 2012. The former Virginia governor made that announcement with a tweet and an online video Tuesday.

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Looming Budget Showdown Between Gray And Brown Over Taxes

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's proposal to tax the city's wealthiest households sets up a showdown with Council Chairman Kwame Brown.

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Power Breakfast: A Bill To Protect Military Paychecks During Government Shutdown

From Capitol News Connection:

As bills go, this one’s got "slam-dunk" written all over it. With exactly one week remaining on the clock for budget negotiations to prevent a government shutdown, Republicans Jack Kingston of Georgia and Louie Gohmert of Texas laid it out.

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Power Breakfast: Seven Days And Counting To Prevent A Government Shutdown

From Capitol News Connection:

The deadline is one week from today. Either Congress will have finalized and approved an agreement to keep the government funded and functional...or not,in which case, an immediate shutdown will freeze federal benefits and services.

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