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Maryland Senators Vote To Raise The Debt Limit

Maryland's senators joined the majority of Congress in voting for a deal to keep the nation from defaulting on its loans.

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The Hill's Alex Bolton: What's To Come From Debt Deal 'Super Committee'

The Senate did manage to pass an agreement to increase the debt ceiling this afternoon, which President Obama quickly signed. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill newspaper, talked with WAMU anchor Pat Brogan about what comes next on Capitol Hill.

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Medical Marijuana Sites To Submit First Applications To D.C. Government

Starting Aug. 5, the D.C. Department of Health is accepting applications for potential growers and dispensers of medical marijuana. The District approved medical cannabis back in 1998, but it was just this past April that Mayor Vincent Gray officially proposed rules for the growing and dispensing of the drug.

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Nondisclosure Agreements Given To City Employees Raise Questions

The office of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has reportedly forced staffers to sign limited nondisclosure agreements during the past two weeks as part of a wide-ranging performance review of the city's government.

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Debt Ceiling Deal: Local Lawmakers Discuss Final Hours Of Negotiations

Maryland and Virginia lawmakers are closely examining a deal to raise the federal debt ceiling and reduce the deficit announced by President Obama late last night.

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CQ Roll Call: Debt Ceiling Deal Reached On Capitol Hill

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks about the debt ceiling deal that was finally reached on Capitol Hill.

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