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On July 11, 2014, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray struck a blow against a proposed tax hike that would hurt Senior Citizens .
The featured speaker was Jamie P. Merisotis, president and CEO of Lumina Foundation, the nation's largest private foundation committed solely to enrolling and graduating more students from college.
In the end, after more than an hour of slaughter, it came down to a gunfight in a warren of cubicles in a very ordinary office building.
Communication problems among federal and local authorities complicated the search for the gunman during September's deadly mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a District of Columbia police report that says D.C. officers were unable to make use of live video of the shooter as they streamed into harm's way.
A former federal lawyer is officially launching his campaign to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general.
The District is dependent on the private sector for future economic growth. It's time D.C. Council members swallow that medicine.
KARABAKH SETTLEMENT PASS THROUGH CAMP DAVID? AzerNews, Azerbaijan July 11 2014 11 July 2014, 10:51 By Claude Salhani Senior editor of the English service of Trend Agency Outside Caspian-Caucasus region, just a few people may have ever heard of Nagorno-Karabakh region which has been the center of a dispute over the last three decades.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton tore into Rep. Andy Harris on Friday for trying to block a D.C. marijuana decriminalization bill, comparing him to a tyrant and chiding him for meddling in her district's affairs.
The report says the contract security guard who was monitoring the surveillance videos locked the door to the control room and didn't contact law enforcement.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is using Senate procedures to prevent Republicans from adding amendments to repeal gun control to the Sportsmen Bipartisan Act.
New Hampshire recently was named the second-safest state in the country in wallethub.com's "2014's Safest States" report.
Capitol Hill police officers look at a car belonging to Miriam Carey after she was shot and killed on Oct. 3 following a high-speed car chase that started near the White House.
WND has learned the House of Representatives is considering whether to send Lois Lerner to jail for contempt of Congress.
The District of Columbia's chief financial officer has abandoned his plans to combine the city's two lucrative lottery contracts.
A Washington attorney who's spent most of her career doing legislative and public policy work is the latest candidate to enter the race for District of Columbia attorney general.
Conservative groups have invested millions of dollars in opposing the Affordable Care Act, but they appear to have had little success in turning Americans against the law.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:39 am
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