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Fairfax County, the third-wealthiest county in the United States, according to the Census Bureau, offers a wide range of housing options and neighborhoods.
The stock market has ground its way higher in the past several weeks despite mounting concerns. Through the end of last week, the Standard and Poor's 500 index was up 6.8 percent, marking one of the strongest starts to the market in a number of years.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley may be more skilled at implementing President Obama's agenda than the White House itself. The Democratic governor is bringing the same big-spending, high-tax and class-warfare policies to the Free State. It's going to cost residents a bundle.
House Republicans plan legislation granting small businesses - and potentially nearly every company in the country - a 20 percent income-tax deduction, a GOP leader said Wednesday as the party stepped up its election-year competition with President Obama over job creation.
President Obama's puny election-year plan to consolidate a handful of government agencies and programs is about three years and $4 trillion too late. With America's jobless rate stuck at a few tenths below 9 percent and his dismal job approval polls in the mid-40s - the equivalent of a failing grade - Mr. Obama is attempting to impersonate a budget cutter. He's fooling no one.
Last week, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced his latest and greatest plan to solve the District's crisis in education. D.C. schools will extend their reach in 2012, offering "early childhood education" to children as young as 6 months old.
Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old.
It's good news or bad news, depending on the headline. Last week, Census Bureau statistics on the percentage of working new mothers who receive paid maternity leave prompted two kinds of stories.
After decades of worker gains in paid-leave benefits, employers are becoming more selective about granting maternity leave in an economic downturn.