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Commuting this week may seem more like the dog days of August when everybody is out of town on vacation.
Furloughs have hit the Pentagon and employees are hit the pavement. Dozens of runners set off for the Federal Furlough Five-Mile Fun Run on Monday evening.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says a piecemeal approach to the sequester isn't going to help lawmakers agree to a grand deal that would address the nation's budget problems.
Security will be stepped up at Sunday's Washington Parkway Classic after the attacks in Boston.
Navy cancels Va. Beach air show due to automatic spending cuts
Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says the region's economy is still growing, housing prices are up and the unemployment rate is still low.
The new spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday continues the requirement for six-day mail delivery. But that hasn't ended debate over whether the Postal Service should and can end Saturday delivery.
US intelligence chief says $4 billion cut from spy programs; threatens America's security
A look at how the cuts could affect government operations and you
Sequestration has spurred a lot of grim conversation about federal job loss.
Gov't freed more than 2,000 immigrants from jail since mid-February, planned 3,000 more
John Aaron, WTOP
Charlie Mahtesian, National Politics Editor for POLITICO
Paul Brandus, West Wing Reports
Baltimore mayor calls emergency meeting on federal budget cuts; city already faces deficit
No budging on budget cuts: Combative Obama, Republicans blame each other at sequester deadline
Ron Fournier, editorial director, National Journal
Francis Rose, host, Federal News Radio
Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday host