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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Jobs And Debit Card Transaction Fees Grab Attention

Senior staff writer at The Hill, Alex Bolton, speaks with WAMU's Pat Brogan about how recent jobs numbers have lawmakers refocusing on job creation. Bolton also unpacks a bill that has been keeping bank lobbyists busy.

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Democratic Senators Asking Biden To Leave Medicare Unchanged

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is one of five Democratic senators calling on Vice President Joe Biden to leave Medicare unchanged during ongoing budget negotiations.

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D.C. Attorney General Files Suit Against Council Member Thomas

D.C.'s Attorney General's Office is releasing the findings of its investigation into a nonprofit run by D.C. Council member Harry Thomas. The attorney general has filed a civil lawsuit against Thomas.

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Thomas: No Plans To Resign Over Charges Of Misspending Public Money

D.C.'s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Council member Harry Thomas Jr., alleging the lawmaker misspent $300,000 of city funds for personal and political gain.

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Sulaimon Brown Levels New Charges In Testimony

Sulaimon Brown, the former mayoral candidate whose allegations against Mayor Vincent Gray have spurred several outside investigations, testified before the D.C. Council Monday. Brown claims he was paid and promised a job by the Gray campaign for help during the campaign.

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State Party Leaders Face More Uncertainty for 2011 Election Season

In Virginia, the announcement by veteran State Sen. William Wampler that he will not seek re-election is yet another sign that the General Assembly will change significantly after November’s elections.

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D.C. Considers New Approach To Youth With Behavioral Problems

In the aftermath of a 2010 mass shooting on South Capitol Street that left four District teenagers dead, city lawmakers are looking at ways to change how the city deals with youth behavioral problems.