Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and our national security is at risk...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top Republican leaders are courting conservative activists gathered in suburban Washington this week, highlighting the tug of war for the GOP's soul.
By Bill McMorris, The Washington Free Beacon House Republicans and labor experts criticized the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for proposing election rules that favor unions during a Wednesday hearing before the House Education and Workforce Committee.
Getty Images/Vetta By Victoria Stilwell, Peter Robison and William Selway When Washington residents voted in 1998 to raise the state's minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice will visit Israel in May as head of a U.S. delegation consulting on a range of issues involving the two countries, the White House said on Wednesday.
Spring training is the time of the year when many baseball players come to camp in "the best shape of their lives." When looking at Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper, it looks like he is bigger than he has ever been since turning...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest coal producers will pay a $27.5 million fine and spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges into hundreds of waterways across five Appalachian states, according to a proposed settlement Wednesday.
Washington (CNN) - At the Republican National Convention in 2012, Mitt Romney's campaign featured a series of touching, biographical videos that showed a more personal side to the former Massachusetts governor. But it was too late. By that point, just a little more than two months before Election Day, Democrats had spent millions trying to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest coal producers will pay a $27.5 million fine and is set to spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges into waterways across five Appalachian states.
Bloomberg News: When Washington residents voted in 1998 to raise the state’s minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. The prediction hasn’t been borne out. In the 15 years that followed, the state’s minimum wage climbed to $9.32—the highest in the country. Show More Summary
The National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is celebrating the arrival of four lion cubs after its 9-year-old African lion endured a seven-hour delivery. The cubs, which appear to be healthy, are being closely observed by zoo staff via a closed-circuit webcam.
November 1922. Washington, D.C. "Auto wreck." Who'll be first to pinpoint the intersection? National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.
Since Washington state increased the minimum wage, its rate of job growth surpassed the national average. The post Real World Evidence That Increasing The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Cost Jobs appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Mark Rosenman is emeritus professor at Union Institute & University and a frequent contributor to PhilanTopic. He lives in Washington, D.C., from where he drew many of the examples of national problems cited below. Self-serving and dishonest actions in both the public and private sectors are severely testing the trust and confidence of Americans. Show More Summary
On March 4th the Washington Times published a poll claiming "huge majorities on [the] East Coast support [a] national gun registry." The problem is the "majorities" were in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. No one was polled in North Carolina, South Carolina, or Florida, among other East Coast states. Show More Summary
Julianne Hough flashes a smile for photographers while arriving on a flight at Washington Reagan National Airport on Saturday (March 1) in Washington, D.C. The 25-year-old actress was seen out and about the day before wearing a yellow sweater and a blue scarf while grabbing lunch at Joan’s on Third in Los Angeles. PHOTOS: Check [...]
The D.C. council voted to make marijuana laws among the most lenient in the country. While the move puts Washington, D.C.’s laws on marijuana among the most lenient in the nation, the bill’s proponents did not get everything they wanted. Originally, advocates had lobbied for a bill that would have significantly loosened laws for public […]
(WASHINGTON) — Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation’s capital under a bill approved by the D.C. Council. If the bill becomes law, the District of Columbia would join the 17 states that have decriminalized pot possession. Show More Summary
Stephen Strasburg pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut for Washington, but Phil Gosselin took advantage of Nationals rookie manager Matt Williams defensive shift in the eighth inning to give the Atlanta Braves an 8-4 victory Tuesday.
IT’S NOT the same as being in Colorado or Washington state, but the nation’s capital has joined the debate and […] The post Washington, D.C. Decriminalizes Weed appeared first on Taylor Marsh.