Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
The Washington region is responding to its second significant snowfall in less than a week. It’s a sequence of winter weather that’s pushing the public and public officials to the brink. We get updates from those coordinating the response — from clearing the roads to restoring power.
A view from WAMU (February 10, 2010) 1am – 4pm ET. Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and River Road, NW. WAMU 88.5 visible in background.
Time lapse, 1 frame/minute. Taken with Nikon P5100.
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