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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Democrats Draw Boundaries In Deficit Talks

Democrats in Congress are drawing a firm line in negotiations with Republicans over the debt limit, The Hill's Alex Bolton tells WAMU's Pat Brogan, but they're still facing questions about the recent scandal involving Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.). Also, Bolton explains the significance of the fact that more than 30 Republicans voted to eliminate a tax break for ethanol producers.

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CQ Roll Call: Weiner Seeks Leave Of Absence, Congressional Republicans’ Role In Race, Meetings Planned For Deficit Reduction

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks about the latest news on Capitol Hill, including Rep. Anthony Weiner's announcement to seek a leave of absence from the House, the role congressional republicans are playing as the presidential race begins to take shape, and the status on reaching a deal for deficit reduction.

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D.C. Council Committee Discusses New Ethics Legislation

With several D.C. Council members under investigation, Monday a council committee took up a proposed overhaul of the city government's ethics rules. But the measure was criticized by some of the witnesses as not going far enough.

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D.C. Campaign Finance Officials File Complaint Against Brown Committee

The chairman of the D.C. City Council is facing a complaint from campaign finance authorities.

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WaPo's McCartney: On Harry Thomas Jr., Sulaimon Brown, And Mayor Gray's Agenda

WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews Washington Post Metro columnist Robert McCartney on the fallout of the many scandals rocking D.C.'s city hall this week, including Mayor Vincent Gray's frustration over the focus on the scandals.

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Campaign Finance Files Charges Against Kwame Brown Re-Election Committee

The D.C. Office for Campaign Finance has completed an investigation into the 2008 re-election committee of City Council Chair Kwame Brown, and has filed charges against the campaign.

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