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D.C. lawmakers vote today on fiscal 2012 budget; Thomas case exposes ethics loophole as Nathan criticizes D.C. Council's ethics bill; Allen has a 'Blueprint for America’s Comeback'; Kaine: No 2012 budget from Senate is 'major failure'; Prince George's bids for Redskins HQ study; NORAD intercepts second plane in area in three days
Only California beats Virginia in higher education achievement by state lawmakers.
New D.C. Attorney General appears ready to get tough on corruption; U.S. Open begins today at Congressional; Examiner: D.C. school system might have to rehire 75 fired teachers; O'Malley's executive order on fracking seen as political; Md. slots off to tough start; Annapolis developer starts 'Change Maryland' group; Rep. Cummings' nephew fatally shot
D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr., Democrat, faces a $1 million civil lawsuit filed by the city's attorney general accusing him of running his Team Thomas charity as a personal and political slush fund.
Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Frank Wolf want the federal government to add muscle to state and local governments' efforts to keep jobs in the United States.
In a letter on Friday to D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, the D.C. Firefighters Association and National Nurses United urged the mayor the city’s ambulances are in working order and have operational air conditioners.
Johnson 'legacy' faces shredding; Ramsey riled by Lanier; Thomas did not disclose; GOP criticizes cost estimate of O'Malley Asia junket; Nickles on Thomas; Virginia to reconcile redistricting plans; Speed cameras heading for the Beltway; Brown quits Metro
Metro on Thursday announced a new approach to weekend track work that transit officials say will minimize delays while expediting repairs.
Thomas steps aside as committee chairman; Va. lawmakers meet for congressional redistricting maps; Police find record number of guns on Metro system; GOP's Mara joins DC Vote; Metro will not extend weekend wait times; Md. lawmaker wants to halt outlet plan temporarily
The transfer of two Metropolitan Police Department officers out of the unit responsible for providing a high-speed escort to actor Charlie Sheen was not "disciplinary in nature," Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says.
A Maryland delegate is calling for the state to reconsider tougher restrictions on the poultry industry after an FDA study released Wednesday found low arsenic levels in some chickens.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave its Public Service Award to Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier for leading the nation in the largest decrease of traffic fatality rates, police said Wednesday.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Wednesday flatly rejected key points of testimony from a minor 2010 mayoral candidate who says he was paid by Mr. Gray and his team to bash the incumbent, Adrian M. Fenty, on the campaign trail.
Kaine becomes first Democrat to call for Rep. Weiner to resign.
D.C. Council to decide today on fate of council member Thomas; Driver in fatal Va. bus crash due in court; D.C. Mayor Gray releases documents on Whiting hire; Dream Act petitioners in Md. clear big hurdle; Frederick files papers to run again for Va. Senate; Obama at Northern Virginia Community College
By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units