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Maryland Leaders To Head To Asia In May

Maryland state leaders will head to Asia in May on a trade mission. Gov. Martin O'Malley will lead the trip, which will make stops in China, South Korea and Vietnam.

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Local Politicians Mull Lawsuit Against Pentagon

Localities in Northern Virginia are considering a lawsuit against the Pentagon. Its own Inspector General says the choice to move thousands of its workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria was a mistake.

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This Week In Congress: A Busy Time In Immigration Policy

From Capitol News Connection: House and Senate were out on recess for the week, but in Washington and in quite a few statehouses nationwide, this is a busy time in immigration policy.

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Maryland Leaders Host Mayor Of Seoul, South Korea

The state of Maryland is looking to expand its business in South Korea.

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Former D.C. Mayor Barred From Giving Obama Voting Rights Letter

Former District of Columbia Mayor Sharon Pratt had hoped to deliver a letter to the White House Thursday. But she was barred from doing so.

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D.C. Legislators Reintroduce Anti-Bullying Bill

Activists hope new legislation in the D.C. Council will strengthen the fight against bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace. The council members introduced a similar bill in the last legislative session, but didn't pass it before the end of the council period.

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D.C. Council Member Wants Businesses To Help Combat Truancy

A D.C. Council report finds nearly one in seven high school students are chronically truant. Now one council member is asking local businesses to play a bigger role in keeping young people in school.

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Power Breakfast: To Raise, Or Not To Raise The Retirement Age

Members of Congress are lining up for a debate over Social Security, which is looking more an more likely for the agenda after April recess.

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