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Monday, May 7, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: McAuliffe to Run for Gov. -- If Warner Doesn't

PM Read: McAuliffe to Run for Gov. -- If Warner Doesn't

Democrat Terry McAuliffe said he would run for governor... unless Sen. Mark Warner does. Read »

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:36 PM
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By BEN NUCKOLS

D.C. Leaders Consider Easing Height Restrictions

D.C. Leaders Consider Easing Height Restrictions

A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation's capital to about 12 stories for more than a century. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:27 AM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood's Notebook: Rethinking "Securicrat" America

Sherwood's Notebook: Rethinking

Could the excess of security bureaucracy in D.C. be on the way out? Read »

Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 at 4:24 PM
      

Norton Walks Out of Contraception Hearing

District Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton walked out of House committee hearing today on contraception, because the chairman barred a female student from testifying. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:13 AM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood: Marching, Meeting & Eating

Sherwood: Marching, Meeting & Eating

The March for Life to unrepresented ears. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2012 at 7:48 AM
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By Perry Stein

Morning Read: Big Day in MD General Assembly

Morning Read: Big Day in MD General Assembly

Two key bills on MD's legislative docket today Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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By Perry Stein

Afternoon Read: Maryland Split on Key Issues

Afternoon Read: Maryland Split on Key Issues

A new poll found that Maryland voters are evenly split on two hot-button issues: Legalizing same-sex marriage and granting in-state college tuition prices to illegal immigrants. Read »

Friday, Jan 6, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Norton Spins Thomas Resignation for Home Rule

Norton Spins Thomas Resignation for Home Rule

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is using the special election to replace Harry Thomas Jr. on the D.C. Council to call attention to the home rule issue yet again. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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By Samuel Chamberlain
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