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Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 05/15/2012

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Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), author of the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (MATT YORK - AP)
On Thursday, a House subcommittee will hold a hearing on a Republican-supported bill to prevent women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant from undergoing abortions in the District. D.C.’s nonvoting congressional delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), recently asked bill author and subcommittee chairman Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) to testify at the hearing on the bill’s impacts on city residents. Her request, according to a statement released by her office, has been denied.

In other news:

The Potomac is America’s “most endangered river,” nonprofit says (Post)

In Judge Reggie Walton’s courtroom, jurors get to ask questions, too (Post)

You snooze, you lose your juror seat at the Roger Clemens trial (USA Today)

Judge won’t rule on Catherine Fuller case until June at the earliest (Legal Times)

Reservation 13 plans to be addressed at ANC meeting tonight (The Hill Is Home)

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