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    • An elegant demolishing of the conservative analyst who testified before Oberstar's committee last week on her study claiming a Democratic bias in federal stimulus spending (Five Thirty Eight)
    • More coverage of yesterday's transit industry survey on recession-era cutbacks (USAT, Prog. RR'ing)
    • The financial and safety struggles of D.C.'s Metro system could jeopardize its future federal funding (WashPost)
    • Dem leader of Virginia's state Senate warns that transportation is "not going to get one penny" from drilling off the state's coastline under GOP Gov. McDonnell (WaPo Blogs)
    • The populous Atlanta suburb of Clayton County is losing transit service -- all of it (LAT)
    • LaHood doesn't like what he sees in a new Ford ad and calls up the company's CEO for a chat about distracted driving (Wash. Whispers)
    • Political battles over Wisconsin high-speed rail heating up ... (Biz
    • ... as local publications make light of the debate with April Fools' pranks (BusinessNorth, OnMilwaukee)
    • Jesse Jackson joins the push for permanent federal aid for transit operating (Streetsblog NYC)

(ed. note. Streetsblog Capitol Hill will be dark for the rest of today for Good Friday. See you back here on Monday!)

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