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Erin Mershon

Oversight

The perils of bypassing Congress

On climate change, Obama is likely to go it alone. Is that a good idea?

Management

Behind the scenes of the 57th inauguration

The Joint Task Force-National Capital Region is planning extensive crowd management for Obama's second inauguration.

Management

Capitol poses serious obstacles for people with disabilities

The sidewalks of the Capitol complex alone challenge disabled visitors.

Oversight

The book of government waste: from robo-squirrels to caviar

Senator lists 100 government-funded projects he deems unnecessary.

Oversight

Senate Republicans block vote on vet jobs bill

Both the measure and the opposition criticized for playing politics.

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