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As Supreme Court Term Ends, Journalist Examines Its Decisions

The Supreme Court term ended Monday. The New York Times correspondent and lawyer Adam Liptak talks with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about what the decisions reveal about the nine justices.
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Remembering Wayne Curry

Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry died Wednesday after a bout with cancer. Curry grew up in Prince George's - and his tenure as the county's first black executive coincided with its rise as the most affluent majority...

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It's The End Of The World As We Know It, So Give Us Money

As Monday's second-quarter FEC reporting deadline approached, candidates flooded email inboxes across the land with forecasts of impending doom.
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Traffic A Big Concern With White Oak Development Plan

Development in the eastern part of Montgomery County would be good for the area, according to county officials, but potential changes to congestion standards have drawn the ire of residents in the area.

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Another Day, Another Reason For Voters To Loathe Congress

At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.
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Parties Scramble To Find Candidates To Replace Arlington Delegate

Voters in Arlington and McLean will be heading to the polls next month in a special election to replace longtime Delegate Bob Brink, and the parties will be working overtime this weekend to name candidates.
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Lawmakers Pitch A Gas Tax Hike To Replenish Dwindling Highway Funds

Sens. Chris Murphy and Bob Corker have drawn up a bipartisan proposal to help resolve the Highway Trust Fund's impending financial problems. Their plan would pay for most federal transportation programs with a gasoline tax.
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On The Waterfront, Obama Contends Bridge Repair Coffers Beg Refilling

Speaking on the Potomac River waterfront, President Obama advocated for renovating aging American infrastructure with the historic Francis Scott Key Bridge poised behind him. NPR's Mara Liasson reports.
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Public Financing For Campaigns Faces Challenges In Montgomery County

A plan to offer public financing for campaigns in Montgomery County has hit a roadblock: Self-funded candidates in the wealthy Maryland enclave.
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Skimpier Health Plans Could Impose Big Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Insurers and some Democratic senators say people should have a cheaper option on the health exchanges. But those plans may leave people with painfully high copays and deductibles if they get sick.

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