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Mayor Gray, Council Chair Brown Appear Before Congress

In announcing this hearing, this committee also brought up the possibility of bringing back a control board, which oversaw city finance from 1995 to 2001.

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Streamlined Budget-Approval Process Proposed For D.C.

The chairman of the House committee that oversees D.C. says he's willing to work with city leaders on creating more budget autonomy for the District.

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Breaking The Hamilton Case: A Reporter Shares His Story

Former Virginia Delegate Phillip Hamilton (R-Newport News) faces up to 30 years in prison for bribery and extortion. He solicited a job as director of a teacher training center at Old Dominion University while working to secure state funding for it. Bill Sizemore, a reporter for the Virginian-Pilot newspaper, broke the story, and his subsequent reporting prompted the federal investigation.

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Jury Rules In Bribery Case Against Former Va. State Delegate

UPDATE: Former Virginia delegate Phillip Hamilton was convicted Wednesday of bribery and extortion.

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Maryland Congressman Will See Bin Laden Photos

A Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is among the members of Congress who will be allowed to see the photographs of Osama bin Laden's body.

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Transition To Civilian Economy: Bill Would Aid Servicemen And Women

Some young servicemen and women in the Washington metro area and across the country are finding it very hard to get jobs in the civilian economy -- 27 percent are unemployed nationwide.

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Maryland's Version Of DREAM Act Signed Into Law

Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition, if they meet certain conditions.

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