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Federal Workers Rally To Protest Cuts

Federal workers took to the U.S. Capitol today, not in the exercise of their normal jobs, but in protest of the Republicans' push for cuts in the federal workforce.

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Partisan Gridlock Clouds Virginia Budget

Lawmakers in Virginia are at an impasse after the state senate remained split along partisan lines over the passage of a budget for the next fiscal year.

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Delegate Process Could Make Race A Long(er) Haul

Nearly two months into the GOP primary season, presumed front-runner Mitt Romney hasn't driven away his opponents. Will the GOP presidential nominee be decided before this summer's convention?
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New Study Eyes Wind Power Potential In Maryland

Maryland lawmakers are considering the results of a study which says that tapping into the budding wind power industry would be a major boon for the state economy.

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Bob Kerrey (The Man, Not The Bridge) To Run For Senate

After sending mixed signals in his customary style, former Bob Kerrey, the former U.S. senator from Nebraska, has decided to run for the Senate again, which some Senate Democrats see as improving their chances to hold onto control of the chamber.
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National Journal: Congress More Partisan Than Ever

According to a study, Congress is as divided along partisan lines as it has ever been, though lawmakers in Maryland and Virginia vary widely across the political spectrum.

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Snowe Retirement Launches Political Feeding Frenzy

There was a political scramble in Maine after Tuesday's surprise retirement announcement from Olympia Snowe, one of the state's two Republican senators.

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