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The other Washington

Illustration by Taylor Callery

These four companies are thriving in work that is not tied to the federal government. Can they show the way to a more diversified local economy?

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Companies are ranked by revenue

Public companies

Private companies

The rankings:
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A look at the criteria used to evaluate the companies.

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A couple of local behemoths are now split in two, including Leidos, whose ocean vessel is pictured here. (Leidos)

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Capital Business plans to highlight the region's best workplaces. Submit your employer for consideration.

ILLUSTRATIONS: Luke Lucas. GRAPHIC: Darla Cameron, Sarah Halzack, Leslie Passante and Peter Pezon - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 13, 2013.