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2015/01/20 17:51
2015/01/20 17:51
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D.C. Hoping Obama Will Address Statehood in State of the Union Address Obama making his 2014 State of the Union address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) It’s been nearly 50 years since a...
2015/01/20 17:51
2015/01/20 17:51
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2015/01/20 17:19
2015/01/20 17:19
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Downs was invited to address the council by fellow Metro board member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2). Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3) asked Downs why he couldn’t discuss repairs that need to be made or are already...
2015/01/19 03:21
2015/01/19 03:21
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The D.C. Council is pursuing a regulatory scheme for the sale and taxation of marijuana, scheduling hearings on proposed legislation that flies in the face of congressional attempts to prevent the...
2015/01/18 13:19
2015/01/18 13:19
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A pair of loud alarm bells sounded last week for the Washington area’s economy, and political leaders from Richmond to Annapolis should take them seriously. The warning of immediate concern came...
2015/01/16 15:19
2015/01/16 15:19
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File: D.C. Council member Mary Cheh has introduced her “Death with Dignity Act of 2015.” (Carolyn Kaster/AP) A national discussion over whether the terminally ill should be permitted to end their...
2015/01/15 19:47
2015/01/15 19:47
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So that means pot will be legal soon, right? Well, not so fast. The pot legalization law approved by D.C. voters last fall headed to Capitol Hill for review this week, as all D.C. laws must before...
2015/01/14 23:47
2015/01/14 23:47
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A Council of Governments (COG) report released Wednesday says the D.C. Metro area will face a funding gap of at least $58 billion over the next 15 years. The report analyzes transportation, water,...
2015/01/14 13:19
2015/01/14 13:19
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Do you Read In? Sign up today and get all the political news you need delivered right to your inbox! -- A dusting of snow is settling around D.C. this morning, where a winter weather advisory is in...
2015/01/14 12:47
2015/01/14 12:47
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Taking a look around the region, an awful lot of stuff needs fixing. On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is hosting a news conference to say the area has $58 billion —...
2015/01/13 18:19
2015/01/13 18:19
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This Jan. 29, 2014 photo shows construction workers about a mile into the new tunnel being constructed on the Clean Rivers Project . It is D.C. Water’s program to reduce sewer overflows into the...
2015/01/09 18:20
2015/01/09 18:20
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The RISE Demonstration Center was created inside the historic former mental hospital’s chapel. (Mike DeBonis/The Washington Post) Not quite five months ago, former mayor Vincent C. Gray cut the...
2015/01/09 04:19
2015/01/09 04:19
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Boston 2024 released this video as part of its campaign to help bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston, Mass. (YouTube/Boston 2024) It was a daunting task from the beginning, trying to convince...
2015/01/08 15:51
2015/01/08 15:51
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Ahead of D.C. Marijuana Legalization Standoff, Group Calls Out Congress (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) As Washington, D.C. leaders gear up for a legal fight over marijuana legalization, one...
2015/01/07 11:46
2015/01/07 11:46
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Remember that time Muriel Bowser was in handcuffs? No, it wasn’t a city scandal that has slipped your mind. The Notebook this week revisited the NBC4 tape from four years ago when Bowser was one of...
2015/01/07 00:19
2015/01/07 00:19
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The District would repeal a prohibition against surrogate motherhood, ban the practice of suspending preschoolers and make it easier for bicyclists and pedestrians to recover damages from motorists...
2015/01/05 03:20
2015/01/05 03:20
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Promises to push for D.C. statehood and to protect voters’ decision to legalize marijuana were a common refrain among the city’s newly elected leaders. In speeches at their swearing in ceremony on...
2015/01/02 21:36
2015/01/02 21:36
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Muriel Bowser brought a message to her inauguration at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Friday morning: Things are going to be different around here. "It's a new day in Washington," Bowser...
2015/01/02 19:51
2015/01/02 19:51
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Muriel Bowser, D.C. Reps Focused on Statehood Despite GOP Congress Norton and Bowser called for a renewed D.C. statehood effort. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The District of Columbia has a...
2014/12/31 16:14
2014/12/31 16:14
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Here are the top 15 stories everyone's talking about this morning: 1. BRAZILIAN FIRE The Chicago Fire have added another new player to their roster, this time turning to Brazil to sign 31-year-old...
2014/12/30 18:19
2014/12/30 18:19
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Mayor Vincent C. Gray is surrounded by soccer stadium supporters as he signs the bill paving its way on Tuesday, Dec. 30. (Mike DeBonis/The Washington Post) Reveling one last time in one of his...
2015/01/20 17:51
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