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Gray: ‘We No Longer Have the Luxury of Being a Company Town’

The partial government shutdown made it even more abundantly clear to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray that the city’s finances are too intricately connected with the federal government, he said in his weekly radio address exclusive to All News 99.1.

10/20/2013

The Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors' influence.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week, saying it’s unthinkable that political obstinacy would prevent the United States from paying its bills.

10/13/2013

The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Federal Shutdown Drives Debate Over The Role Of Government

The lingering federal shutdown is transforming a musty debate over the role of government in America into a coast-to-coast, prime-time reality show.

10/13/2013

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