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The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

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The Federal Reserve is in talks with Congress about passing legislation that would authorize the government to buy distressed mortgages at discounts from banks.

Uh oh. The Washington Nationals are engaged in a rent dispute after failing to pay $3.5 million in rent that was due in the spring.

Foreign students learn most important  rule about American culture: It's always us first. Disagree? Maybe this piece from the New Yorker will change your mind.

Two women were shot and one was killed last night in an incident on Grant Street in the Northeast area.

The Montgomery County Planning Board rejected a proposal for the construction of a bike path near the intercounty connector.

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