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Washington, D.C., is competing against its suburbs in Virginia and Maryland for Amazon's second headquarters. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

Amazon is working on a whittled-down list of cities where it might build the second headquarters. Among the bidders, Washington, D.C., stands out for competing against two of its next-door neighbors.

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Trump Pledged To Take On The NRA; Now He's Speaking At Group's Annual Convention

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The Two-Way

Former Volkswagen CEO Indicted Over Emissions Testing Scandal

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Former Volkswagen CEO Indicted Over Emissions Testing Scandal

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Ex-Ambassador Michael McFaul Traces U.S.-Russia Ties 'From Cold War To Hot Peace'

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StoryCorps

This Love Story Started At A Nudist Park

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This Love Story Started At A Nudist Park

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Goats and Soda

When A Mystery Outbreak Strikes, Who You Gonna Call?

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When A Mystery Outbreak Strikes, Who You Gonna Call?

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Washington, D.C., is competing against its suburbs in Virginia and Maryland for Amazon's second headquarters. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

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D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

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