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  • Oddball Washington, D.C., monuments give quirky history lesson

    Oddball Washington, D.C., monuments give quirky history lesson
    Sure, the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument are must stops for visitors touring the nation's capital. But what about Sonny Bono Park? Or the Maine Lobsterman Memorial? Or the Cuban Friendship Urn? They're all here, as are scores of bronzes,...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nova With global warming,...
  • Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race

    Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race
    WASHINGTON -- Tracy Martin, the father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, urged Congress on Wednesday to improve the educational and employment opportunities of African American boys and men, who are disproportionately imprisoned and unemployed....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • 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......
  • 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,......