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CQ Roll Call: Debt-Ceiling Talks Continue This Week

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks about the latest news that’s going with the nation’s debt crisis.

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Maryland Senator Tries To Fight The 'Resource Curse'

One year ago today, the U.S. Senate approved the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill. But not all of it is being enforced. One provision that deals with the so-called "resource curse" is still just words, and one local senator is calling on regulators to stop dragging their feet.

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CQ Roll Call: Debt Limit Negotiations, Calif. Special Election, Congressional Baseball Game

The clock is ticking for the White House and Congressional leaders as they attempt to reach a compromise over the nation's debt crisis. WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, about the ongoing negotiations, the results of a special election last week in California, and the outcome of the annual Congressional baseball game held July 14.

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D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads To House Floor With Restrictions On Funding

The Obama administration is opposing Congress's efforts to restrict funding for needle exchange and abortions for poor women in the District of Columbia.

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Virginia Redistricting: Lawmakers At An Impasse

An architect of Virginia's new Congressional redistricting plan says Democrats and Republicans can't agree on how to move forward.

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Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin Is Trying To Preserve Jobs And Benefits

Maryland Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is trying to convince his colleagues to preserve jobs and benefits for federal workers.

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Congresswomen Write Obama On Entitlement Programs

The D.C. region's Democratic congresswomen say changing entitlement programs would hit women harder than men.

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Tommy Wells Loses Powerful Transportation Committee Post

It's been a rocky year so far at the D.C. Council with several scandals and investigations. As the council prepares to break for the summer, there's been one final twist: an unprecedented reshuffling of committee assignments.

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