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Fairfax and Prince George’s compete for FBI headquarters

The battle between Fairfax and Prince George’s counties over which will build a new FBI headquarters is being fought inch by inch through the long, tedious process of vetting sites and proposals.

Then there is the behind-the-scenes politicking, and on that point Virginia officials think last month’s elections gave the commonwealth a level playing field.

While two veteran Virginia lawmakers will step down when the new Congress begins in January, it is Democratic Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski of Maryland’s loss of control of the powerful Appropriations Committee that may help the commonwealth land the largest federal campus since the CIA’s Langley headquarters was completed in 1961.

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