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Leslie Johnson Hearing Scheduled For Thursday

In Maryland, Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson has a hearing scheduled for Thursday morning where she may plead guilty to corruption charges.

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Obama's Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Faces Local Skepticism

Many of the region's lawmakers are viewing President Obama's plan to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan with skepticism, though for different reasons.

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After Hearing On Sheen's Police Escort, Policy Still Unclear

D.C. police continue to take heat for providing a police escort for actor Charlie Sheen as he rushed to a performance in April. Police Chief Kathy Lanier and other law enforcement officers were called before the council Thursday for an explanation.

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D.C. Council Eyes More Ethics Reform Bills

With several ongoing scandals and outside investigations, the D.C. Council continues to look at ways it can better police itself.

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Grand Jury Investigates Gray Campaign

A grand jury is now investigating the allegations against the 2010 campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, NBC Washington reports.

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No Child Left Behind: Education Secretary Says He Will Act If Congress Doesn't

The U.S. secretary of education says if Congress doesn't reauthorize No Child Left Behind, he'll deal with schools directly. The announcement has ruffled some feathers in Virginia.

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D.C. Council Reform Proposed By Lawmaker

As the D.C. Council battles questions of unethical or unwise behavior, one member is introducing legislation to deal with some of the issues surrounding the scandals.

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