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Fingers Point As Job Numbers Fall

Hiring ground to a halt across different industries in many parts of the country last month, according to the jobs report released on Friday. The news sent the Dow Jones plunging and gave President Obama's critics fresh material for attacks, but analysts see another story.
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Why Political Ads In 2012 May All Look Alike

There's supposed to be a difference between a candidate's ads that are financed by relatively small and disclosed money, and the big-budget, secretly funded ads from outside groups. But this year, those supposed differences don't mean much.
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Maryland Gaming Advisory Group Holds First Meeting

A Maryland Advisory Committee held its first meeting Friday to discuss the possibility of expanding gaming in the state to Prince George's County.

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Poor May Jobs Report A Blow To Obama Campaign

Bad numbers for job growth in May spoiled a day of campaigning for President Obama. He says the ailing Eurozone and gas prices have also hurt the U.S.
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Loudoun County Divided Over Silver Line Commitment

Loudoun County will be holding a public hearing Monday to hear ideas as to how to pay for their $200 million commitment to the Silver Line construction project.

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Edwards Verdict: A Case Of Campaign Law Confusion

From the day a grand jury indicted former Sen. John Edwards on six felony charges nearly one year ago, the case drew jeers from election lawyers and government watchdogs. After a mistrial on most counts, the jury foreman says Congress should clarify campaign laws that were at the heart of the case.

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