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Leaders On Capitol Hill Pay Tribute To Sen. Barbara Mikulski Recording-breaking politician. Some of the nation's top political leaders paid special tribute to Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
Mooney Won't Run For Congress In 6th DistrictMaryland Republican Party Chairman Alex Mooney says he will not run for Congress in the state's 6th District and has endorsed incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.
Protest Fast For 3 'Occupy The Vote DC' MembersThree members of a protest group calling itself "Occupy the Vote D.C." say they are embarking on a hunger strike to publicize long-standing demands for full voting rights for residents of the nation's capital.
Postal Unions Rally For House Bill 1351 To Prevent CutsPostal worker unions take a stand against proposed cutbacks. The unions are rallying in support of a bill that gives the U.S. Postal Service access to billions of dollars in pre-paid pension accounts.
WJZ Exclusive: Experts Discuss Debt DealMany questions remain after the historic debt deal was reached this week, including what should be cut next to reduce the massive deficit. WJZ gathered experts here in our studio to sound off on the tough decisions facing Congress.
Debt Talk Causes Spike In Calls, Emails To Md. Congressional Reps Six days and counting. The great U.S. debt debate continues to occupy Congress, the president and the folks at home.
Controversial ATF Operation Prompts New Gun Regulation EffortsFederal authorities are stepping up their efforts to fight gun traffickers. The move comes after a controversial investigation by the ATF.
AP Exclusive: D.C. Funded 300 Abortions In 2 YearsFor decades Congress has used its power over the District of Columbia to ban the city from paying for abortions for poor women, but during a two-year period when lawmakers reversed course at least 300 women got city-funded procedures, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.
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