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Why One Prominent Lawmaker Believes Congress Could Still Step Up to Fund a New FBI Headquarters

The government may still approve a new headquarters project, according to one high-ranking Maryland official.

One of Maryland's highest-ranking elected officials in Congress is confident his fellow lawmakers will still pony up the money needed to build a new headquarters for the FBI, perhaps even later this year, despite the federal government's surprise decision to spike the project last month for a lack of appropriations. U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said he believes there's bipartisan consensus behind the need to move the nation's top law enforcement agency from its aging and deteriorating home.

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