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  • Base pass could have allowed gunman access into Navy Yard

    Base pass could have allowed gunman access into Navy Yard
    How could a gunman bring a weapon onto a heavily guarded military base such as the Washington Navy Yard? If the shooter had a valid Navy base pass, bringing one or more guns into the Navy Yard would not be difficult, Navy officials said. At the Navy...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • Washington, D.C. memorial for WWI veterans sets off debate

     
    As Washington prepares to reopen a spruced up District of Columbia War Memorial, a fight intensifies over whether the often overlooked memorial should be turned into a national World War I memorial....
  • Issa's House hearings on contraception: Where were the women?

     
    Let me look at that calendar -- what year is it again? 2012? Because, if you ask the Democrats, on Capitol Hill this week it was really looking like 1991. That was the year that an all-white, all-male Senate committee......
  • DC Hot Spots - Will on the Hill

    DC Hot Spots - Will on the Hill
    10th Anniversary "Will on the Hill" Benefit with Eleanor Holmes Norton (D -DC), West Wing actor Richard Schiff, Veanne Cox - Tony Award Nominee, Major Garrett - Congressional Correspondent for National Journal, Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD),...
  • Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland

    Talk of D.C. commuter tax finds opposition in Maryland
    Talk in Congress of letting the District of Columbia tax commuters is getting a cool reception in Maryland. Officials in Washington say such a measure could raise $1.2 billion in new revenue — enough to fund nearly an eighth of the district's $9.65...
  • Requests pouring in for inaugural tickets

    As the price skyrockets for an ostensibly free ticket to Barack Obama's inaugural swearing-in -- and as federal legislation to outlaw their sale looms -- questions remain about how to legally obtain the tickets. Members of the Joint Congressional...
  • Tuesday's Democratic National Convention schedule

    TELEVISION COVERAGE: The network news channels (ABC, CBS, NBC) will offer nightly prime-time coverage of the convention from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cable news channels (MSNBC, CNN, Fox) will broadcast live from Denver and offer round-the-clock coverage....
  • Democratic National convention schedule

     
    by Frank James DENVER -- The Democratic National Convention officially starts here today at the Pepsi Center arena with DNC Chairman Howard Dean scheduled to officially gavel open the quadrennial event at 3 pm MT. Here's the overall schedule with......
  • Mac vs. Joe: Where did our love go?

     
    In happier days. (Photo by Carey Wagner/Sun-Sentinel.) by James Oliphant Seems like only yesterday John McCain was embarking on his final not-close-to-victory tour, with a beaming Joe Lieberman behind him every step of the way, a Sundance to his......
  • D.C. Voting rights: Capital has a dream

     
    by Mark Silva The great, and disenfranchised, capital of the United States of America is looking at a long-sought dream today: The right to vote. For a member of Congress, that is. They just cannot have tough control - everything,......