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CQ Roll Call: Fight Keeps Congress In Washington, Criticism On S&P Downgrade, Former Sen. Mark Hatfield's Legacy

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks about the latest on Capitol Hill including why Congress isn’t on really on recess this month and the legacy left by former Sen. Mark Hatfield (R-Ore.), who died on Sunday.

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CQ Roll Call: FAA Deal, Congress's Poor Approval Rating, Super Committee Picks

Congress had a busy week with the approval of a deal to raise the federal debt limit and cut the deficit, followed by a last minute agreement to pass a bill ending the partial closure of the FAA. CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing editor David Hawkings talks with WAMU Morning Edition Anchor Matt Bush about these actions, as well the abysmal approval rating numbers Congress received this week.

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D.C. Council Member Fined For Campaign Finance Violations

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander has been fined $4,000 for violations connected to her constituent services fund.

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Va. Lawmakers Hope To Renew Offshore Drilling Effort This Fall

Virginia lawmakers are fighting for the state to get billions of dollars in revenue by allowing drilling off its coast, but the proposal is stalled in Congress and the state's congressional delegation still can't agree on whether to drill at all.

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Maryland Lawmakers Call For Eliminating Tax Loopholes

Even though the nation's borrowing limit has been raised, the battle over Washington spending has only just begun.

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D.C. Council Members Upset With Mayor's Veto

DC Mayor Vincent Gray’s decision to "pocket veto" a bill is rankling members of the city council.

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