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Power Breakfast: Gas Price Hearings On Capitol Hill

From Capitol News Connection:

High fuel prices are more than a seasonal consumer nuisance. Prices of all kinds of goods, including food, go up. Poor and rural communities take the brunt of it.

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Anne Arundel County Executive Under Investigation

In Maryland, Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold is under investigation for using his police security detail to campaign, including picking up campaign checks and removing an opponent's yard signs.

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Congressional Committee Will Investigate Sulaimon Brown Allegations

A House congressional committee will formally investigate the allegations made by Sulaimon Brown. The former D.C. mayoral candidate claims he was paid cash and promised a job by the Gray campaign to criticize then Mayor Adrian Fenty during the race.

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Former Executive Jack Johnson Maintains His Innocence

Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson is facing charges that include eight counts of extortion, bribery and conspiracy. However, Johnson says the corruption charges are untrue.

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Redistricting Commission Hears From N. Va. Residents

In Virginia, the governor's bipartisan redistricting commission is getting closer to issuing its final report before state lawmakers reconvene to begin the process in earnest.