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Longest serving woman in Congress retiring

Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, the longest serving woman in Congress, plans to retire.

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    BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congress, said Monday she won’t seek re-election to a sixth term. “Though I’m writing a new page,” the veteran senator told reporters in Baltimore,…

  • Ex-first lady of Virginia appeals corruption convictions

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions. The notice of appeal was sent Monday to the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Former Gov. Bob…

  • D.C. region braces for more March wintry weather

    WASHINGTON — Alright, March — stop it. This is where we should begin to look forward to spring: days are getting longer, next Sunday Daylight Saving Time begins, it is actually the beginning of meteorological spring.…

  • European-Style Tavern Coming to Clarendon

    A tavern serving European dishes, European beers with imported European furniture and European lighting fixtures plans to open in Clarendon this summer. Park Lane Tavern has leased space at 1200 N. Irving Street, in the new…

  • New fire chief named in District of Columbia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new fire chief has been named in the nation’s capital. District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser named Gregory Dean as the city’s new fire chief at a news conference Monday. His…

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