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Maryland Senators Would Compromise On Write-offs In Debt Ceiling Talks

In the hopes of raising the nation's debt ceiling, Maryland senators say they're willing to consider getting rid of tax write-offs which help the state's economy.

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Leslie Johnson Resigns, Council Removes Her Staff, Resources

Leslie Johnson has resigned from the Prince George's County Council, five days after she pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in a federal corruption probe.

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After Cancelling Recess, Senate Gets Back To Work Tuesday

The Senate will be in session this week in an attempt to reach a deal on raising the nation's debt ceiling, but Republicans say the cancellation of a planned recess for this week is a political ploy.

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Four PG County Council Members Say Johnson Should Step Down

Four members of the Prince George's County Council have now called for the resignation of their colleague Leslie Johnson.

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Poll Shows Tim Kaine, George Allen Tied In Va. Senate Race

A poll of more than 1,400 voters in Virginia shows that those voters are pretty evenly divided over who should win the upcoming U.S. Senate race in Virginia in 2012.

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WaPo's McCartney: Leslie Johnson Determined To Keep Council Seat, Poll Shows High Marks For McDonnell, Poll Show Americans Think U.S. Should Stay Out of Libya

Washington Post columnist Bob McCartney offers an analysis on some of this week's top stories including whether or not Prince George's Council member Leslie Johnson will be forced to resign early after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges regarding a federal corruption probe, the details behind a new poll revealing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's increased popularity ratings, and another poll that shows over 50 percent of Americans think the U.S. has no business in Libya.