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Gray Returns To 'One City' Theme In State Of The District Address

Amid an administration rocked by scandals and investigations, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray returned to his campaign theme of "One City" in his state of the District address.

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Council Tackles Nepotism, Sulaimon Brown In Day 1 Of Gray Hiring Probe

The D.C. Council will hold a second day of testimony in its probe of the hiring practices of the Gray administration. Day One featured an unscheduled appearance by one of the key figures.

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Power Breakfast: Budget Cuts Slash Funding For Cyber-crime Investigators

From Capitol News Connection:

Today, before she returns to Washington, South Florida, Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz is going to her own state capital to get involved in a way that's a bit unusual for any member of Congress.

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Leslie Johnson Attends Council Meeting Days After Conspiracy Charge

In Maryland, Prince George's County Council Member Leslie Johnson is continuing with her council work -- days after prosecutors filed a criminal information document charging her with conspiracy to commit evidence and witness tampering.

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Lawmaker Proposes Extending Smoking Ban In Montgomery County

Smoking is already banned in all workplaces, bars and restaurants in Montgomery County. Now, one county council member wants to expand the ban to public areas of apartment buildings and townhouse developments where smoking is currently allowed.

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Governor McDonnell Kicks Off 'Virginia At Work' Tour

In Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell is in the midst of a two-week tour around the state to promote job growth and economic development.

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