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Key Witnesses Fail To Testify At D.C. Council Hearing On Hiring Practices

Two key witnesses scheduled testify did not do so at Thursday's D.C. Council hearing on the hiring practices of Mayor Vincent Gray's administration.

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Audit Finds Mistakes With Kwame Brown's 2008 Campaign Finances

An audit by the city’s campaign finance office finds a number of discrepancies with D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown’s 2008 campaign finance records.

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Power Breakfast: House Science Committee Reviews Airport Security Program

From Capitol News Connection: The airport security tool in question doesn't undress you with its electronic eyes or pat you down with a gloved hand. The program known as SPOT, which stands for Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques, relies on behavior detection.

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Government Shutdown Looms

A government shutdown could be on the way if lawmakers can't reach a deal on long overdue legislation to finance the government by Friday.

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Pr. George's Police Officer Reaches Plea Agreement

A former Prince George's County police officer accused of trafficking black market alcohol and cigarettes has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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Compromise Made On Pensions, Prescription Drugs In Maryland

A panel of Maryland lawmakers has settled pension and prescription drug differences between the House of Delegates and Senate.

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