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The D.C. Council voted unanimously today on a $9.4 billion dollar budget for fiscal 2013. But the news was overshadowed by the buzz that Council Chairman Kwame Brown might step down in the wake of the ongoing federal corruption investigation. 

The buzz was so loud that the Council Chairman himself spoke out to address the issue, telling reporters, "I have no plans to resign." 

But the investigation into his campaign irregularities does seem to be making Brown nervous, and a little testy. He apparently pushed or shoved WTOP reporter Mark Segraves when he asked Brown about rumors that he was in negotiations with prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office. Brown later apologized to Seagraves. 

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