Renaissance Washington DC Helps Out With Last-Minute Holiday Shopping
With the coming holidays just days away, last-minute shoppers are flocking to DC to tackle their unfinished lists, and many are turning what could be a stress-filled weekend of crowd-surfing and deal-hunting ...
6 questions about Washington, DC, statehood you were too disenfranchised to ask
A congressional spending deal will block the marijuana legalization initiative approved by roughly seven in 10 of Washington, DC, voters in November. But the measures passed on the same day in Alaska and Oregon don't require the same congressional approval ? they'll just become law in a few months. It's a federal jurisdiction, so it falls under Congress's rule. It affects every single law, even ...
DC Sports Bog: Redskins-Cowboys best and worst
Best and worst moments from Washington's 44-17 season-ending loss to the Cowboys at FedEx Field.
Democrats push to win back Latino support that slipped during midterm elections
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 17: Mayor Julian Castro (L) testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee with his twin brother, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), in the background June 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. The current mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Castro has not faced serious opposition in the Senate.
Congress will block marijuana legalization in Washington, DC
Congress's massive appropriations bill will likely block a voter-approved marijuana legalization initiative in Washington, DC. The bill "prohibits both federal and local funds from being used to implement a referendum legalizing recreational marijuana use in the District," according to a summary from the House Appropriations Committee. DC's legalization initiative obtained more than 69 percent ...
Could DC ignore Congress's ban on marijuana legalization?
In the federal spending deal passed by the House of Representatives Thursday, federal lawmakers attempted to block Washington, DC's marijuana legalization ballot initiative, which was backed by seven in ten voters. Advocates, particularly the Drug Policy Alliance and the DC Cannabis Campaign, argue that the language in the congressional spending deal is ambiguous.
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House Majority Whip confirms he spoke to white nationalists in 2002
© The Washington Post On the Hill today in Washington, DC. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the newly elected House majority whip , acknowledged Monday that he spoke at a gathering hosted by white nationalist leaders while serving as a state representative in 2002, thrusting a racial controversy into House Republican ranks days before the party assumes control of both congressional chambers.
Washington, DC Area Hotels Come Together to Collect Toys for Tots
Fifteen hotels In the Washington, DC area, including major brands such as Hyatt, Hilton, Westin, Sheraton, Radisson, Wingate and Best Western have worked hard to help see that children in the area have a toys this holiday season. Over 1,300 toys were collected for Washington, DC area children by Crescent Hotels & Resorts. (PRWeb December 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
Obama doesn't rule out U.S. embassy in Tehran
The president was asked in an NPR interview whether he could envision a U.S. embassy in Iran while he's in office