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In a startling article at huffingtonpost.com by Andy Worthington, author of "The Guantanamo ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 205 comments on Fri Oct 02, 2009 at 06:04 AM PDT with 396 Recommends
I live in Arlington, a heavily Democratic County in the 8th CD (Moran) of Virginia Today, as is my wont, I showed up to vote in my precinct (Woodlawn) about 5 minutes before the polls opened at 6 AM.
by teacherken
Comment Count 470 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 03:51 AM PST with 335 Recommends
This morning the US Supreme Court gave notice of its refusal to hear an appeal from a group of clergy, the Alliance Defense Fund , in Washington D.C. They had been demanding to hold a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 152 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 09:52 AM PST with 257 Recommends
You knew that, I'm sure. But did you know they're doing it with tax liens too? Have dementia? We'll take your house and leave you on the street. Dying of cancer? We don't care; we're the people who ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 125 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 09:06 PM PDT with 224 Recommends
Some themes going into tonight: Will Obama win 8 in a row or will Clinton be able to pull off an upset? Will the fires in Virginia impact the vote at all? Will Obama be able to take the overall ...
by FleetAdmiralJ
Comment Count 178 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 03:49 PM PST with 221 Recommends
Automated number plate reading (ANPR) technology is here. This is also known as Automatic License Plate Recognition (...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 134 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 01:50 PM PST with 85 Recommends
This past Saturday people a community of people gathered because one of their own had been taken from them too soon.
by rserven
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 09:53 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
The John L. Young Women's Shelter is located three blocks from the US Capitol. The shelter is operated by New Hope Ministries, Inc of Woodbridge, VA. Not surprisingly the shelter is operated under ...
by rserven
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Don't blame or credit me, but recently selected add-on DC Clinton Delegate Councilman Jack Evans is switching to Barack Obama. Here is my source, (also confirmed by another source)http://...
by howardpark
Comment Count 92 comments on Sat May 17, 2008 at 06:41 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Coming to DC this Saturday? Looks like it's going to be a gorgeous fall day in the nation's capital. High in the upper 60's, partly cloudy, probably a nice cool breeze bringing the smell of crisp ...
by mistersite
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 07:57 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Patti Hammond Shaw is suing the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia and the US Marshals Service for mistreatment during a 2009 arrest. Shaw says she turned herself in to the ...
by rserven
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 05:25 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
This morning, after lots of local press coverage on TV and radio in the DC area, the DC City Council again voted unanimously (this time 13-0) to recognize marriage equality. ...
by Doug in Virginia
Comment Count 93 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 08:37 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
The Texas Transportation Institute of Texas A&M University recently released� TTI's ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 125 comments on Mon Jan 24, 2011 at 07:59 PM PST with 31 Recommends
The District of Columbia is home to about 600,000 people, which is more than the entire state of Wyoming. According to their respective Wikipedia entries, DC has 599,657 people living in 68.3 square ...
by Casual Wednesday
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Apr 14, 2010 at 05:58 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
When the Repubs got the House back, we expected to see a litany of booby-trap votes on social issues. Well, add one more to the list. Jim Jordan, chairman of the Republican Study Committee (aka ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 01:15 PM PST with 30 Recommends
It's not enough that insurance companies try to deny you your medicines and the treatments you need. Nor is it enough that they demand a ton of money ($2000 or even lots, lots more) from you as a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 07:09 AM PST with 29 Recommends
An attempt by gay marriage opponents in DC hit a snag when the District's elections board told them it can't go on the ballot .
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Nov 18, 2009 at 12:34 PM PST with 28 Recommends
So much for loving thy neighbor Unintentional irony at the heart of D.C. ‘Marriage Initiative’ By MARK LEVINE Nov. 06, 2009 THE FIVE-HOUR hearing last Monday before the D.C. ...
by InsideScoop
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 08:44 AM PST with 28 Recommends
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray signed the JaParker Deoni Jones Birth Certificate Equality Amendment Act on Tuesday, as well as the Marriage Officiant Amendment Act . ...
by rserven
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
The District of Columbia has had recent problems vis-a-vis the transgender community, what with a rash of transwomen being shot or otherwise killed, including at least one time by an off-duty police ...
by rserven
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends