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U.S. Prosecutors Seek Evidence In Chris Christie Bridge Scandal

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors have issued a new subpoena seeking evidence of claims that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's Republican administration deliberately snarled traffic on the George Washington...Show More Summary

Singhal Presents Firm Misreporting Behavior and Tax Evasion Substitution Today at UCLA

Monica Singhal (Harvard) presents Dodging the Taxman: Firm Misreporting and Limits to Tax Enforcement (with Paul Carrillo (George Washington) & Dina Pomeranz (Harvard)) at UCLA today as part of its Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance hosted by Jason Oh and Alexander Wu: Reducing tax evasion is a key...

GW Researchers Receive $6.2Mil Program Project Grant from the NIH to Research Pediatric Dysphagia

An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children's National Health System has been awarded a program project grant for $6.2 million from The Eunice Kennedy...Show More Summary

NIT 2015 schedule and bracket: Tournament starts Tuesday with George Washington at Pittsburgh, Illinois at Alabama

The 32-team tournament gets underway Tuesday with nine first-round games. The 2015 NIT gets underway Tuesday night with nine opening-round games from across the bracket. Though none of the tournament's four No. 1 seeds will play, each No. Show More Summary

George Washington University Investigates Swastika Postings As Possible Hate Crime

George Washington University President Steven Knapp last night sent an urgent message to all students and faculty and employees regarding the disturbing discovery of swastikas at the International House, which houses 176 Greek students. The first appearance of swastikas appeared a few weeks ago and then again yesterday on the bulletin board of Zeta Beta […]

Viewing Picks for March 17, 2015

All Times Eastern College Baseball Florida State at Florida — SEC Network, 7 p.m. Texas-Pan American at TCU — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 7:30 p.m. College Basketball Men’s National Invitation Tournament 1st Round George Washington at Pittsburgh — ESPN, 7 p.m. Show More Summary


“The Task of Doing”, “Caribou”, “Moonlight Parade (for Two)” Helen Simoneau Dance Dance Place Washington, DC March 15, 2015 by George Jackson copyright © 2015 by George Jackson In making movement, Helen Simoneau – a choreo- grapher from Quebec – usually uses a technique I’d call drawing sketchily. Show More Summary

Christie Bridge Probe Nears Conclusion

The federal investigation “into lane closures at the George Washington Bridge and other alleged abuses at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to wrap up in coming weeks after more than a year,” the Wall [...]

Bridgegate investigation may be coming to an end says WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reported last night, "U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman's investigation into lane closures at the George Washington Bridge and other alleged abuses at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to wrap...Show More Summary

Springer Hits 2 HRs as Astros and Nationals Tie

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

George Springer hit a pair of solo home runs and the Houston Astros tied the Washington Nationals 6-6 on Friday.

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

Naomi Cahn (George Washington) & Amy Ziettlow, 'Making Things Fair': An Empirical Study of How People Approach the Wealth Transmission System, 22 Elder L.J. 325 (2015) Jeff Clark (Tennessee) & Gordon Tullock (George Mason), The Poverty of Politics: How Income Redistribution Hurts the Poor Mary Crossley (Pittsburgh), Health and Taxes:...

Has General Washington’s Riband Come Back Around?

Back in 2010 I wrote some articles about Gen. George Washington’s decision in July 1775 to adopt a blue sash or “ribband” across his chest as the sign of his rank in the new Continental Army.It turns out that Washington’s riband might...Show More Summary

Like Father, Like Son? James Baker, Who Was Tough On Israel Under George H.W. Bush, Will Now Advise Jeb

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- James Baker denies that he ever said "F the Jews, they didn't vote for us" while discussing the low share of the Jewish vote that former President George H.W. Bush received in 1988. But what isn't up for debate is thatShow More Summary

Actress who once played a slave at Mount Vernon makes it to Hollywood

Historical reenactors take heed, there’s a place for you in Hollywood. Way back in 2013, Maryland native Azie Mira Dungey, who spent most of 2010 playing a slave who’d lived on George Washington’s Mount Vernon circa 1795 (so many numbers), was best known for the viral series based on that surreal experience, “Ask a Slave.” The first […]

Washington Jumping Rope and Sleeping with a Black Soldier

Here are two anecdotes of Gen. George Washington and an African-American soldier from Massachusetts, as reported by the Rev. Henry F. Harringon in Godey’s Magazine and Lady’s Book, July 1849:There lately died [in 1842 actually], in the city of Boston, a very respectable negro, named PRIMUS HALL. Show More Summary

Bridgegate Fall Guy Was a Christie Insider

“The political operative who helped mastermind the notorious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge – and is now cooperating with a federal investigation of the Bridgegate scandal – had more extensive contact with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s inner [...] The post Bridgegate Fall Guy Was a Christie Insider appeared first on Political Wire.

Conservative Student Group Commits 'Act of Violence' for Defending Christian Values, Refusing to Participate in LGBT Sensitivity Training

A conservative student group at The George Washington University faces punishment, including the loss of its funding, for refusing to engage in LGBT sensitivity training on campus. The students are now being condemned and attacked on campus by those who claim they're committing an "act of violence" for standing up for their members' individual rights and Judeo-Christian values.

A Sad Smile Sometimes

2 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Fado, Rituals and Shadows” Vasco Wellenkamp’s Companhia Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporaneo Terrace Theater The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC March 10, 2015 by George Jackson copyright © 2015 by George...Show More Summary

The Folly of Fed Obeisance

George Selgin As if to get my work week off to rotten start, my otherwise good pal Don Boudreaux greeted me first thing Monday morning with a link to Robert Samuelson’s Sunday evening Washington Post op-ed on “The Folly of Fed Bashing.”...Show More Summary

Congress Argues about the Black Soldiers in the Continental Army

The official record of the Continental Congress on 26 Sept 1775 says:The Committee appointed to prepare an answer to General [George] Washington’s letters, reported the same, which was read and agreed to.Ordered, That the same being transcribed be signed by the president and forwarded immediately. Show More Summary

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