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Alexandria Officials Seek Election Help

Officials in Alexandra are putting the word out for election officers.

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Movie-Theater Shootings Put Presidential Politics On Hold

The shootings of dozens at a Colorado movie theater led the presidential campaigns to tear up their scripts for Friday and beyond. President Obama cut short a campaign trip to Florida as his campaign and that of Republican Mitt Romney halted ads in Colorado and canceled some appearances.
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It's All Politics, July 19, 2012

Mitt Romney is under attack over taxes, Bain and outsourcing. But he's still tied with President Obama in nearly every poll. Plus, we weigh in on potential veeps, Ron Paul and Sarah Palin await their convention invites, Harry Reid complains, and Anthony Weiner mulls a comeback. Really.
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Analysis: Lawmakers Want Obama To Disclose Defense Cuts Details

As pressure continues to mount on Capitol Hill, Congress wants the Obama Administration to break down the cuts  of the looming across-the-board budget cuts, including those to the Department of Defense.

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Gun Control In An Election Year

In the wake of the Colorado shootings, national debate over gun control is in the spotlight, but most politicians are remaining silent. Diane and her guests discuss the absence of political debate over gun control in an election year.

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Poll: Fenty Would Beat Gray In A 2010 Mayoral Race Do-Over

The majority of D.C. residents want Gray to resign, according to The Washington Post.

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O'Malley Gives Away Jeffrey Thompson Campaign Donations

Maryland's governor has given $38,000 donated to his campaign by embattled political donor Jeffrey Thompson to a campaign for wounded veterans. 

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D.C. Commuter Tax May Be Considered Next Year

The congressman in charge of the House committee that oversees the District of Columbia says he's willing to consider a commuter tax for people that work in D.C. but live in Maryland or Virginia.

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