News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

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The Associated Press is reporting that at least a million people are expected to attend President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. For exclusive coverage of the inauguration, click here.

Good news if you plan to travel by car this Thanksgiving: Gas prices continue to plummet, now at a national low of  $2.15 a gallon. Virginia's average price for gas is $2.01 per gallon, while the district's is above the statewide average by 11 cents.

Leaders from 20 countries are in town as part of a two-day world economic summit that will attempt to address the global economic crisis.

Chances of a bailout package for troubled automobile companies are slim, according to Democratic leaders, who say the proposal would face strong opposition in Congress.