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By Brett L. Abrams

Politics is not anything new to Washington, D.C., even within the enviornment marked with base paths and outfield grass. The stadium for the growth Washington Nationals baseball crew fee over $600 million and whereas rivals decried the waste of taxpayer cash, supporters promised the stadium may stimulate financial improvement. Land swaps, closed-door bargains, and invaluable parking-lot concepts have been as advanced as any online game plan hired at the diamond. The district's previous stadiums, tracks and Olympics amenities are archived and defined during this heritage, in addition to their political backdrops. The booklet positive aspects a variety of drawings and images.

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