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CPD Stop-And-Frisk Policy Targets Blacks by Design - DC Crime Institute

The District of Columbia Crime Policy Institute Director John Roman said that the Chicago Police Department has consciously chosen to target African-Americans by implementing a stop-and-frisk program that is both controversial as well as counter-productive.

Man Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn Won't Be Charged

Shawn Usman, the man who crashed a drone on the White House grounds on Jan. 26, will not be criminally charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, federal prosecutors said today. The 31-year-old Usman lost control...Show More Summary

Sen. Rubio, Rep. Jordan propose repealing D.C. gun control laws

Two high-profile Republicans in Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), have introduced legislation that would undo gun laws in the District of Columbia, some of the strictest in the nation.Read full articl...

D.C. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Is Having a Really, Really Bad Parking Day: VIDEO

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Hope your morning commute was more successful than Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia's non-voting member of the House of Representatives. Roll Call reports: A HOH tipster watched in horror Wednesday as the D.C. delegate, 77, awkwardly forced...

What We Can Learn From This Congresswoman's Total Failure to Park Her Car

Eleanor Holmes Norton has been the District of Columbia's tireless advocate since she became its non-voting member in Congress 24 years ago. She fights back with fiery floor speeches and interviews when her colleagues overide D.C. laws they disagree with. Show More Summary

Map shows best-selling throwback jersey in every state

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Throwback apparel specialists Mitchell & Ness looked at their 2014 sales data from mitchellandness.com and displayed it in map form, covering all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, March 26-April 1, 2015

THU 26Baby Bry Bry and the Apologists The Luce Unplugged series continues with a concert by the D.C. punk band. 5:30-7 p.m. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-7970.americanart.si.edu. Free. Read full article >>

Akamai: D.C., Delaware, Virginia maintain top U.S. broadband speeds

If you're searching for what U.S. states have the highest broadband speeds, look no further than the District of Columbia, Delaware and Virginia--three states that Akamai says in its Q4 State of the Internet report have the country's best average and peak speeds.

Lawsuits Target FCC's Net Neutrality Rules

Opponents to the FCC's net neutrality rules filed the first volley of lawsuits this week. USTelecom, which represents the broadband industry, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. It called the rules...Show More Summary

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Company: DDC Location: Washington, District of Columbia Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time

D.C. Mayor Says Budget Case Is Moot, Supports Spending Autonomy

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser told the D.C. Circuit that the dispute between the mayor's office and city council over the District's Budget Autonomy Act is now moot. The Act, a local law, grants D.C. autonomy over its locally raised funds, contrary to the dictates of the federal......

In A Stunning Display Of Hypocrisy, Sen. Ted Cruz Targets District Of Columbia's LGBT Protections

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Sen. Ted Cruz frequently rails against federal overreach and is a staunch defender of the right of states to ban same-sex marriage. However, Cruz now wants Congress to dictate how Washington, D.C., regulates LGBT and reproductive rights. Cruz has introduced...

Prosecutors Won't Charge Man Whose Drone Crashed Onto White House Lawn

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - A man who lost control of a drone that crashed onto the White House lawn in January will not face criminal charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said on Wednesday. The unnamed...Show More Summary

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen, Jr., to step down April 1, citing long tenure

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen, Jr., will step down effective April 1 and return to private practice, he announced Monday morning, ending his tenure as the longest-serving chief federal prosecutor for the District of Columbia in nearly four decades.Read full article >>

“Rethinking DC Representation in Congress Symposium”

William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal symposium: “…Chosen by the People of the Several States…”: Statehood for the District of Columbia Larry Mirel and Joe Sternlieb PDF The Right to Vote: Is the Amendment Game Worth the Candle? Heather … Continue reading ?

Study: Women’s Economic Status Lags in Half of States

The most striking finding from a new study is that in the ten years since this data was last collected, women’s economic status has gotten worse or stayed the same in almost half of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Image: Shutterstock The post Study: Women’s Economic Status Lags in Half of States appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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Company: EverFi Location: Washington, District of Columbia Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Why Is LGBT-Inclusive Sex Education Still So Taboo?

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

By Alexandra Temblador, The Next Family Only 22 states plus the District of Columbia requires sex education in schools. Twelve of those states require sex education teachers to discuss sexual orientation. Three of those 12 states require teachers to impart only negative information on sexual orientation to students. Show More Summary

THIS IS THE PROPER ATTITUDE TOWARD GOVERNMENTAL OVERREACH: Sled On! Residents Defy Ban and Sled Dow…

THIS IS THE PROPER ATTITUDE TOWARD GOVERNMENTAL OVERREACH: Sled On! Residents Defy Ban and Sled Down Capitol Hill. District of Columbia residents who took a stand against a ban on sledding on Capitol Hill drew dozens of reporters to the West Lawn Thursday afternoon as snow blanketed the Capitol grounds. But for the kids and […]

WATCH: Larry Wilmore Talks Legalized Weed Revenue—'Who Knew There Was Money in Drugs?'

Wilmore congratulates Washington for finally passing a law that matters. With more than 20 states now permitting medicinal marijuana, and an additional four states and the District of Columbia allowing recreational use, “The Nightly Show” dedicated an entire episode to marijuana legalization last night. Show More Summary

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