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Cheney: I Urged Bush To Bomb Syria

The president did not follow Cheney's advice, and other top administration advisers thought it was a bad idea. Meanwhile, Cheney tells NBC that many in Washington aren't going to like what they read in his new memoir.
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Staffers In D.C. Mayor's Office Forced To Sign Nondisclosure Agreements

There are reports that the office of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has issued limited nondisclosure agreements to its staffers.

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Debt Ceiling Talks Continue Between Democrats And Republicans

Washington is consumed with one issue, yet lawmakers still haven't figured out how to get both parties on board with raising the nation’s debt ceiling. ??

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Virginia Lawmakers Can’t Agree On Congressional Districting Plan

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked on a Congressional redistricting plan. Senators want to add a second majority black district, but House members say the Senate plan would violate federal voting laws.

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Virginia Elects First African-American Woman To State Supreme Court

For the first time, Virginia's General Assembly has elected a black woman to the state's Supreme Court.

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Curator Catalogs U.S. House's Human Side

Since the late 1700s, the U.S. House of Representatives has seen roughly 11,000 members populate its chamber in the Capitol Building. It's the job of one woman -- the House's curator -- to take this vast institution and show the public its more personal, human side.

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Federal Contractors Watching Debt Ceiling Talks Closely

The President of the Greater Washington Board of Trade says a federal government default on the country's debt could be ten times worse for the D.C. area than a government shutdown.

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