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Congresswomen Write Obama On Entitlement Programs

The D.C. region's Democratic congresswomen say changing entitlement programs would hit women harder than men.

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Tommy Wells Loses Powerful Transportation Committee Post

It's been a rocky year so far at the D.C. Council with several scandals and investigations. As the council prepares to break for the summer, there's been one final twist: an unprecedented reshuffling of committee assignments.

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Gray Says Gun Ban Solution On the Way

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says a solution to the city’s de facto ban on handguns is in the works.

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Brown Strips Wells of Transportation and Public Works Chairmanship

The D.C. Council voted 12-1 to approve a reshuffling of committee assignments proposed by D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, with Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells being the lone dissenting vote.

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CQ Roll Call: Back To Drawing Board On Deficit Reduction Talks, Calif. Special Election

WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews David Hawkings, editor of CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, on the continued stalmate on the federal debt limit, where President Obama goes from here, and a special election happening tomorrow in California.

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Moran to Hold Interactive Budget Workshop for Residents

Northern Virginia residents with ideas on how to cut the federal budget deficit will get a chance to share those ideas later today.

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City Council Tries Again on Cigar-Smoking Exemption

It's round two for the D.C. Council and its attempt to allow cigar smoking at a boxing-themed charity event.

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