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Extended tax filing deadlines for certain Colorado, Washington State and Massachusetts taxpayers

April 15 is the federal individual income tax filing deadline. It's also the filing deadline for tax returns in 38 states and the District of Columbia. But sometimes those deadlines get extended. That's generally good news for filers, but sadly it's also usually because something bad happened. Show More Summary

It Really Takes a Village to Make Culture Change

In February 2012, my small village of individuals in Washington, DC came to Pennsylvania Avenue and testified in front of the Council of the District of Columbia that they had been sexually harassed or assaulted on a bus or metro train of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the area's public transportation agency. Show More Summary

The true author of D.C.’s Emancipation Act is uncovered

A mystery man — who wrote congressional legislation, rode with and influenced Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and knew Washington well — has surfaced as the author of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. Read full article >>

Bill Donohue: Knights Of Columbus Will Join My Boycott Of Guinness Beer

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"We have amassed over 7,000 email addresses from the Knights of Columbus, constituting over 1,500 councils across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Today, we are asking the Knights to join us in our boycott of Guinness. We are confident that many Knights will participate. Show More Summary

Euclid Street, Polychromatic

Observed on Euclid Street, between Ontario and 17th, Reed-Cooke, NW District of Columbia:

Ford Recalls 435,000 Vehicles For Possible Steering Issues, Possibly Unsafe Seats

For much of the United States winter is in the rearview mirror. But for consumers in 20 states and the District of Columbia, winter’s effects could continue to linger if they drive a Ford. The company recently announced two new recalls affecting more than 435,000 vehicles. The company recalled 386,000 model year 2001 to 2004 Escape SUVs that may have … [More]

US Court of Appeals upholds revised COOL regulations

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction - that would prevent revised Country-of-Origin Labelling (COOL) regulations from remaining in effect while the plaintiffs’ lawsuit challenging the COOL regulations proceeds.

Is Exelon On The Right Track?

By Gemstone Equity Research: Exelon Corporation (EXC) has an extensive business network in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. The company is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators with approximately 34,700 megawatts of owned capacity. Show More Summary

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray defeated in primary election by Councilwoman Muriel Bowser

Muriel Bowser won the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray’s campaign four years ago. Bowser tapped into an electorate that tired of the allegations surrounding Gray.

DC’s Likely Future Mayor Muriel Bowser Supports Marijuana Legalization

The District of Columbia should soon have a pro-marijuana legalization mayor. On Tuesday night D.C. council member Muriel Bowser easily beat incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the crowded Democratic mayorial primary. Bowser now goes on to the general election.

Scandal-weary voters boot DC mayor from office

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.

Scandal-tainted D.C. mayor vanquished in primary

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia city council member Muriel Bowser swept to victory over scandal-tainted Mayor Vincent Gray in the U.S. capital's crowded Democratic Party primary early on Wednesday. WinningShow More Summary

Muriel Bowser defeats Gray in DC mayoral primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Muriel Bowser has won the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray's campaign four years ago.

Scandal-hit mayor trails early in Washington primary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The main challenger to the District of Columbia's scandal-tainted mayor led in early results from the U.S. capital's crowded Democratic Party primary on Tuesday.

Vote or else

It’s 7 a.m. on primary election day, and polls are open in the District of Columbia until 8 p.m. If you’re a regular reader of DeMorning DeBonis, you probably have a pretty good idea of the issues at stake, the personalities involved, and the outside forces shaping the Democratic mayoral race, as well as the many down-ballot races being contested Tuesday. You also […]

Washington voters head to mayoral primary as scandal swirls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia voters head to the polls on Tuesday for a crowded Democratic mayoral primary, with the incumbent facing a strong threat from a city councilor after being linked to a campaign-finance scand...

D.C. police say body may be that of girl’s abductor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police may have found the body of a janitor suspected of murdering his wife and abducting an 8-year-old girl whose disappearance had made national headlines, District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier said on Monday.

Washington mayor signs marijuana decriminalization bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray on Monday signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana in the U.S. capital, a spokeswoman said.

Meat Industry Fails at Attempt to Block Country-of-Origin Labeling

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is allowing Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) of the born, raised and slaughtered production step on meat to continue. COOL took effect last year, but the meat industry had tried to block the rule. Today, the court denied a preliminary injunction against enforcing COOL and... Continue Reading

Philip Eure picked as NYC's first inspector general for NYPD

The city has appointed its first inspector general for the NYPD, picking an out-of-towner who has spent years monitoring the Washington, D.C., police force. Philip Eure, head of the District of Columbia’s Office of Police Complaints, was named Friday to take on the new and controversial role of overseeing the nation’s biggest police force.

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