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Obama Continues Pushing For Buffett Rule

As Obama tries to drum up support for the so-called 'Buffett Rule,' Republicans are continuing the fight to unwind regulations and cut taxes.

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Obama Opens Campaign Offices In Virginia

The Obama re-election campaign has opened several offices in Virginia in an effort to ramp up energy and support in the state.

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D.C. Mayor, Pollin Family Break Ground On Affordable Housing

A dream of the late D.C. philanthropist Abe Pollin came true on Friday, when officials broke ground to mark the beginning of the construction of townhomes designed for low and middle income families in Ward 7.

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Warm Temps Stir Chesapeake Bay Wildlife

Scientists say record warm temperatures have affected wildlife around the Chesapeake Bay.

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Alexandria Waterfront Plan On Hold After Board Rules For Opponents

Challengers to the Alexandria waterfront redevelopment plan won a hard-fought victory Thursday night when the city's Board of Zoning Appeals granted their challenge to the proposal. City leaders are planning an emergency response.

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Absentee Ballots To Be Counted In At-Large Council Race

D.C. elections board officials will begin sorting through absentee ballots today in an attempt to determine whether Vincent Orange or Sekou Biddle is the winner of the Democratic primary in the at-large D.C. Council race.

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Analysis: Maryland Ratifies 17th Amendment Close To Signing Centennial

In an otherwise turbulent legislative session, Maryland voted to ratify the 17th amendment to the Constitution 100 years after it went into effect. State senator and professor Jamie Raskin discusses the amendment's meaning to the populist movement.

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Smithsonian Unveils New 'American Stories' Exhibit

A  new section of the National Museum of American History provides a succinct chronology of the United States' story. 

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Fans Celebrate Baseball, Nats' Home Opener

With the Nationals' home opener against the Reds, fans from around the Washington D.C. area weigh in on the sport of baseball and what it means to them.

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After Trayvon Martin, Discussing Racial Profiling In D.C.

Black men of all ages took the opportunity to speak about the realities of racial profiling during a community meeting last night in Southeast D.C. sparked by the recent outrage surrounding the case of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. 

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