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A.M. Buzz: Elections and lawsuits

Good morning.

Duck and cover: If you heard helicopters and police radios this morning on Capitol Hill, no worries — it was just Capitol Police practicing medical evacuation techniques.

Don’t forget to vote. There’s a special election in the District today, although voters are not expected to throng the polls.

Redskins owner Dan Snyder (Rick Maese/The Washington Post)

Political passings: The suicide death of Virginia House Clerk Bruce F. Jamerson shocked the political establishment in Richmond yesterday. Up north, the state of Maryland bids farewell to former governor William Donald Schaefer.

You can check out but you can never leave: Gilbert Arenas and his ex, Laura Govan, are being sued by their moving company for $26,000 after Govan and their children moved to California. But Arenas, who had been traded from the Washington Wizards to the Orlando Magic, was done with the relationship and won’t pay the bill.

More, more, more today on PostLocal. Come back and see us often.

Patricia Sullivan covers government, politics and other regional issues in Arlington County and Alexandria. She worked in Illinois, Florida, Montana and California before joining the Post in November 2001.

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