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MoCo Council Rejects Proposal To Cut Union Benefits

In Maryland, it's back to the drawing board for lawmakers in Montgomery County when it comes to cutting benefits for unionized employees.

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Mayor's Budget Faces Scrutiny From D.C. Residents

In the District, city residents got a chance Monday to weigh in on Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed budget. They made their feelings known during a marathon hearing at the D.C. Council.

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CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing talks with WAMU’s Matt McCleskey about this week's Capitol Hill news.

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Protesters Head To D.C. Court

Protesters from the demonstrations that last month led to 41 arrests, including that of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and six D.C. council members, will appear in court today. But only 15 of those arrested will be in attendance.

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Irvin Nathan Confirmed As D.C. Attorney General

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's pick for the city's attorney general has been confirmed by the D.C. Council. Council members voted unanimously to confirm Irvin Nathan to the post.

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Va. Governor Cuts PBS Funding

Virginia governor Bob McDonnell got the last word in his quest to cut funding for public radio and television, vetoing just the one item funding PBS in the voluminous state budget -- and signing everything else.

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Protesters Oppose Bill Banning Abortion Funding

UPDATE: Eight arrested in protest over abortion funding, including D.C. Council member Mary Cheh. Activists are gathering on Capitol Hill to protest a House resolution that would ban the District from spending local dollars on abortions.

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Council Member Cheh Arrested At Abortion Funding Protest

In the District, a group of local abortion rights activists are protesting on Capitol Hill and Council member Mary Cheh is among those who've been arrested.

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