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1 hr ago | Campus Bread
By Stephen Padre In mid-June, Bread for the World held its National Gathering and Lobby Day.
6 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette
The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom applies to what's going on in Iraq.
10 hrs ago | Christianity Today
Chandler expanded his argument on his blog later, saying that his comments had come after a friend had asked "What does white privilege have to do with what happened to Mike Brown?" "The facts are still being debated, and I am hopeful that justice will take place once those can be established, but the way white people tend to perceive the situation ... (more)
14 hrs ago | CBS News
In this file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder answers questions about the "Fast and Furious" gunwalking scandal while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill June 12, 2012 in Washington, DC.
17 hrs ago | Examiner.com
FEBRUARY 26: Actor Ben Affleck, founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, February 26, 2014 in Washington, DC.
17 hrs ago | Fox News
A half-century ago this week, a major infrastructure project awarded the American electorate one of its favorite political scapegoats: The Beltway.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Washington has long-suffered from unethical politicians, but the prize for the top hypocrite on an Armenian issue goes to former Cong.
Just how wrong does someone have to be to lose their job in Washington, D.C.? For John McLaughlin, even historically wrong wasn't enough.
MINOT, N.D. - As the nation's drug czar continues to warn people about the potential death and destruction from substance abuse, he's also encouraging them to tell their stories about treatment and recovery.
So far this year, the agency has installed 7.5 miles of bike lanes, including the first bike lanes in Ward 8. The agency is now halfway through its goal of 14 new miles of bike lane this year.
TO GET a good sense of why Americans are sick of Washington politics, take a close look at Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's recent television ads - currently running across New Hampshire - touting the recent passage of the Department of Veterans Affairs reform legislation.
Lawmakers in statehouses across the United States have approved 132 immigration-related laws so far this year, representing a nine percent decline since 2013, according to a report issued by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
He'll deliver the same message in person that he and Obama have already tried from a distance: The federal government is on the case.
Rose's Luxury opened its doors at 5:30 p.m., and by 5:45 p.m. there was a two-hour wait for a table.
How did a small community of Yazidis from Lincoln, Nebraska, convince the White House to go to war in Iraq? It was on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 5, when Hadi Pir, a Yazidi man who had emigrated from Iraq to the United States after working as an interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq, hopped into a van traveling more than 1,000 miles from Lincoln, ... (more)
Next time allergies attack Washington, D.C., residents, they might have another alternative to running to the pharmacy in a sniffly mess.
What would you think of a city planner, out ruffling feathers with his bold ideas about density and urbanism - who commutes to work an hour each way from his ranch way outside the city ? Ironic - or hypocritical? That's the question we wrestle with in our discussion of Brad Buchanan, the head honcho at Denver's Department of Community Planning and ... (more)
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