| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside the White House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace.
But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:18 PM
WASHINGTON – The political standoff that has gummed up the government for nine days showed no sign of ending Wednesday as Democratic leaders dug deeper into their position that they would not negotiate with Republicans leaders in the House until the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:32 PM
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....
| Aug 23, 2013
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...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:59 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:45 PM
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),...
| Nov 8, 2011
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....
| Feb 17, 2012
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......
| Aug 25, 2008
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......