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Todd Purdham at Politico: …grim as the headlines from Ukraine are, the feeling in the capital is nothing like the cold fear that gripped Washington when children were taught to “duck and cover” and to know the locations of fallout shelters whose ominous black and yellow logos still dot some federal buildings around town. POLITICO’s […]
Conservative movement types are converging on the National Capital Area this weekend for the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). This is the second year that CPACers won’t have to have to wade into Washington’s swamps. Show More Summary
Several weeks ago, 13 poets from Washington D.C. and across the United States converged at the nation’s capital to participate in an ekphrastic poetry workshop and an opportunity to write responses to “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” currently on view at The Smithsonian Museum of American Art. In this La Bloga guest [...]
Air China has announced that it will begin nonstop service between our Nation's Capital and Beijing starting this summer on June 10th. The flight will go four times a week via a CA817/8 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and on the wings of a Boeing 777-300ER every Saturday. Show More Summary
Have you ever heard that old joke ‘I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out’? Well, that isn’t a joke when the Flyers and Capitals face off. These two teams have a long, nasty, fight filled history, and to top it off, they just plain don’t like each other. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Flyers are by far the most pugilistic team in the NHL this season, and not far behind them are the Washington Capitals. Heading into their game against each other last night, the Flyers were leading the league with 38 fighting majors, while the Caps were in fifth place with 33. So was it […]
As usual, George McPhee has made a splash at the NHL trade deadline. In the past, the longtime GM has added a plethora of former All-Stars and proven commodities, and with the Capitals on the cusp of climbing back into a postseason spot,...Show More Summary
By Jack McHugh | Michigan Capitol Confidential Tim Carney covers the crony capitalism beat for the Washington Examiner, and reported recently that former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has joined the board of a company that during his tenure benefited from extensive subsidies from the department he headed. Show More Summary
The NHL trade deadline is like a winter storm. People panic at the first sign of a watch, advisory or warning, frantically running to the store for milk, bread and toilet paper. Once the storm passes, many of these same people realize they had enough supplies all along. The Washington Capitals may or may not be in a full-blown panic. Show More Summary
With the NHL trade deadline fast approaching, it looks like it may be time for George McPhee to once again swing for the fences. Over the past seven years, McPhee 's brought in former All-Stars such as Sergei Fedorov, Jason Arnott, Cristobel...Show More Summary
(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
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.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure decriminalizing marijuana in the U.S. capital got final approval from Washington's city council on Tuesday, a move that would make smoking pot a violation comparable to a parking ticket.
Washington D.C.’s City Council voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, scaling back penalties for the drug in the nation’s capital at a time when states are increasingly doing the same despite wariness from the federal government. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – The District of Columbia Council voted to significantly ease marijuana laws in the nation’s capital on Tuesday. By a near unanimous vote, the council decided to lessen penalties for public and private consumption of marijuana and decriminalize the possession of small quantities of the drug. While the move puts Washington, D.C.’s laws […]
WASHINGTON — Turmoil and unrest in Iraq continues as a motorcycle bomb killed at least 31 people this past week. The bomb detonated in the capital city of Baghdad. Reuters reported that a motorcycle, full of explosives, blew up in the Baghdad neighborhood of Sadr City while Islamist, al-Qaeda-linked militants targeted Shi’a neighborhoods. The motorcycle […]
AIPAC's convention opened in the American capital this week amid Washington's preoccupation with Ukraine and President Obama's persistence over negotiations with Tehran and on Palestine. But neither has diminished AIPAC conventioneers'...Show More Summary
Snow began falling in the nation's capital early Monday, and officials warned people to stay off treacherous, icy roads a scene that has become familiar to residents in the Midwest, East and even Deep South this year. Schools were canceled, bus service was halted in places and federal government workers in the DC area were told to stay home Monday. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — School is canceled, buses are halted and federal government workers are staying home as a storm dumped snow on the nation's capital and parts of the East Coast.