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Kaya Henderson Gets High Marks At Confirmation Hearing

Acting D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson hasn't been confirmed as the permanent schools chief just yet. The council is expected to vote on her confirmation next Tuesday, but Thursday the public got a chance to offer input on the decision.

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D.C. Budget Blasted By Police Union Head

Within minutes of the D.C. Council's second and final vote on next year's budget, Fraternal Order of Police leader Kris Baumann sent an email to reporters stating the D.C. Council and Mayor Vincent Gray, "just made the city less safe."

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BRAC Could Become Campaign Issue In Virginia

Some candidates planning to run in Virginia's upcoming General Assembly election are trying to take advantage of frustration about more than 6,000 new daily commuters who will soon flood the intersection of Interstate 395 and Seminary Road in Alexandria.

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Proposed Ethics Overhaul For D.C. Government Faces Criticism

With the District swirling with scandals, the D.C. Council is looking at ways to overhaul the city government's ethics rules. But it may be back to the drawing board for the proposed measure.

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Md. Senator Seeks To Improve Transportation With Tight Funds

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is asking lawmakers to consider a different way to improve the nation's roads and bridges. Cardin introduced a bill Tuesday to do exactly that.

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D.C. Council Takes Final Vote On 2012 Budget

The D.C. Council has taken its second and final vote on the budget for the 2012 fiscal year, and that meant a lot of haggling and back and forth at the Wilson Building.

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