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10 hrs ago | Washington Times

D.C. resumes push for statehood

The District's top elected officials will join legal scholars on Capitol Hill Monday for the first congressional hearing on D.C. statehood in 20 years. The "New Columbia Admission Act" would reduce the federal District of Columbia to an enclave of land including the National Mall and White House while the remainder of the city would become the country's 51st state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, National Mall, US National Parks, US Governors

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Bowser? Catania? D.C. mayoral race rests on an uninspired electorate

Left: Democratic nominee for D.C. mayor, Council member Muriel Bowser, speaks to members ofthe media at the National Press Club in Washington. Right: Council member David A. Catania, an independent candidate for mayor, listens to his deputy chief of staff during a meeting.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Anacostia (Washington, DC), Georgetown (Washington, DC), The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US Governors

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: A 51st state

Senate Democrats who are anxious about their re-election prospects in November are puzzled that Sen. Thomas R. Carper of Delaware, a Democrat, is pushing the fantasy of statehood for the District of Columbia so close to the November elections. His Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing Monday on his bill to add two members to the Senate and a voting member of to the House.

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Examiner.com

District of Columbia residents are called to volunteer service in memory of 9-11

Today as District of Columbia residents went about their daily routines the security measures put in place by President George W. Bush after the September 11, 2001, Islamic terrorists attacks on America were clearly seen working effectively and in place across the city. Flags flew at half staff as programs to remember the 9-11 attacks took place across the city.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, George Bush, W., US Governors

Wed Sep 10, 2014

NBC Washington

Sherwood's Notebook: An Ending and a Beginninga

First, Mayor Vincent Gray returns Friday from China to face the media after disturbing news that his 2010 campaign driver has pleaded guilty in that long-running shadow campaign scandal. Mark Long, the mayor's campaign director of advance operations and personal driver, pleaded guilty last week to conspiracy for collecting and concealing illegal campaign contributions.

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Related Topix: US Governors, National Public Radio, Media, Radio

Tue Sep 02, 2014

National Review Online

Landrieu Hit as 'the Senator Representing the District of Columbia' in New Ad

American Crossroads has released a new hard-hitting ad questioning whether Louisana senator Mary Landrieu lives in the state, following reports that her claimed address is her parents' New Orleans home.

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Related Topix: US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Supra

Washington, D.C. Joins the Ban-the-Box Movement for Private Employers

The District of Columbia has passed one of the most stringent ban-the-box laws in the nation.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

The District needs to adjust the boundaries governing school assignments.

RECONFIGURING SCHOOL boundaries, no matter where or how it is conducted, is an anguishing process.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Bowser opposes Gray's school boundaries overhaul; Catania seeks delay

The plan, the first major overhaul of the city's school boundaries in four decades, emerged from 10 months of discussion and debate among a citizen advisory council and the office of Mayor Vincent C. Gray .

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Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Top aide to D.C. mayor departs, leaving Gray without key negotiator on soccer stadium

Janene Jackson , Mayor Vincent C. Gray's director of policy and legislative affairs, is the latest high-profile departure from the mayor's office.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex

IRS reviewing records from DC housing complex WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable apartment complex in the District of Columbia Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/VD21Us WASHINGTON - Criminal investigators from the IRS are reviewing records related to an affordable ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Governors

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