D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown is now the third city lawmaker facing scrutiny from federal investigators. Election officials say the U.S. Attorney's office has taken records related to Brown's 2008 campaign and it's now up to federal authorities to decide what happens next.
Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney gives an analysis of this week's top news, including the fate the DREAM Act in Maryland, and the release of the latest test scores for elementary and secondary schools in the District.
Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson says she'll resign her position at the end of this month, but that isn't enough for her fellow council members. The council is calling on Johnson to step down immediately.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is expected to call a special legislative session the week of October 17, according to the Associated Press. But some of the policy issues the General Assembly will consider this fall are still to be determined.
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