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Eric Cantor Says In Debate 'Not True' He Voted For Sequester That He Voted For

Jennifer Bendery | October 1, 2012 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) insisted Monday night that he didn't support the budget sequester put into place last summer that Congress is now trying to get out of. But, well, he did vote for it. During a debate with his Democratic challenger Wayne Powell, Cantor blamed...

Historical Graves Moved To Build Shopping Center

Arin Greenwood | October 1, 2012 | DC
More than six graves of a prominent Prince George’s County family from the 1850s have been dug up and moved to make way for a shopping center in one of the largest development projects in Upper Marlboro. Some family descendants say they tried to stop the developer to no avail.

Genius Grants 2012: MacArthur Foundation Announces Winners (SLIDESHOW)

Katherine Brooks | October 11, 2012 | Arts
Winners for the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowship -- commonly known as the "genius awards" -- were leaked today on the New York Times and other sites, ahead of the official announcement at midnight. Ranging from conceptual photographers to stringed-instrument bow makers...

General Marquis De Lafayette Dinner: Wine, Cheese Mousse, History At Gadsby's Tavern

Arin Greenwood | October 1, 2012 | DC
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Major General Gilbert Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, who left France in 1777 to join the American Revolution, visited Alexandria on Oct. 16, 1824. 188 years later, enjoy a wine dinner in his honor. On Oct. 19, Gadsby's Tavern -- usually known as George Washington's former haunt --...

Arlington Homes Of The Rich and Famous

Michael Grass | October 1, 2012 | DC
Arlington has been home to a number of notable figures through the years. A new website called Bigwig Digs, which lets you see the D.C. area homes stars and political figures live in or once lived in, has tracked down the residences of four notable Arlingtonians.

Taja Construction Dumping Allegations Prompt Social Media Outcry, Penalties By D.C. Government (UPDATED)

Michael Grass | October 1, 2012 | DC
WASHINGTON -- While it's certainly not a new phenomenon for social media to elevate localized neighborhood disputes to wider audiences, the Twitter followers of one popular D.C. neighborhood blogger got an intense blast of dispatches this weekend detailing a conflict over allegations of improper dumping of...

White House Hacked In Cyber Attack That Used Spear-Phishing To Crack Unclassified Network

Gerry Smith | October 1, 2012 | Technology
Hackers breached an unclassified computer network used by the White House, but did not appear to have stolen any data, a White House official said Monday. The hackers breached the network by using a technique known as spear phishing, in which they target victims who have access to sensitive computer...

Matt Birk, Baltimore Ravens Center, Pens Editorial Against Gay Marriage In Response To Teammate

Curtis M. Wong | February 2, 2016 | Queer Voices
The Baltimore Ravens' Matt Birk has sounded off on teammate Brendon Ayanbadejo's recent controversies by penning an editorial in favor of "preserving" traditional marriage. Birk, a six-time Pro Bowl selection who is the Ravens' current center, writes in the Star Tribune: "Marriage is in trouble right...

David Byrne At National Museum Of Natural History: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 1

Brandon Wetherbee | October 1, 2012 | DC
TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 1. David Byrne In Conversation At National Museum Of Natural History If you weren't able to get tickets for the Bryne and St. Vincent show, how about a lecture? This is pretty much the same thing, right? His new book "How...

Local MMA Fighter, Cook Eyes Professional Debut

Michael Grass | October 1, 2012 | DC
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Tommy Edwards picked up Muay Thai about seven years ago to shed some extra pounds.

Watch 'Homeland' Season 2 Premiere Online (VIDEO)

Chris Harnick | October 1, 2012 | TV
Good news! You can watch the full Season 2 premiere of "Homeland" online if you missed it or don't get Showtime. The premium channel has released the full premiere episode of the Emmy-winning drama starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis. What do you need to know before...

Occupy DC Plans K Street, Downtown Disruptions To Mark Anniversary (UPDATED)

Michael Grass | October 1, 2012 | DC
WASHINGTON -- It's been a year since Occupy DC first gathered in McPherson Square and to mark the anniversary, activists fanned out across downtown Monday morning causing minor disruptions. According to its website, Occupy DC activists planned to gather at Farragut Square at 7 a.m. with hopes...
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