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Cuccinelli's Extreme Rhetoric Intensifies Debate Roiling GOP

AP | BOB LEWIS and CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a c...

Supreme Court Spectators Undeterred By Snowy Conditions

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — People waiting to attend to gay marriage cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court have been undeterred by snow falling in the na...

State Lawmakers Strike Down Minimum Wage Raise Proposal

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Senate panel has voted against raising the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015. The Senate F...

Chelsea Kiene

Homeless Teens Dealt New Blow

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A longtime provider of runaway and homeless youth services for D.C. teens is calling out the District for falling short of its commitmen...

Big Changes For Batman

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment

Batman's transformative years are getting a few new twists. DC Entertainment is going back into Bruce Wayne's past to see how he began his transforma...

My Only Son: A Student's First Film Has Meaning and Compassion

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Peter D. Rosenstein

ost of the cast and crew donated their time or worked for little compensation. Equipment and locations were donated or gotten at greatly reduced rates. The realities of the film industry may make this the last time in his life that Jonathan can make such a film for so little money.

Exclusive: MAD Magazine Takes Over Batman's Cover...

Bryan Young | Posted 05.04.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

We're unveiling to you exclusively the desecrated cover of Batman #19, written by Scott Snyder and with art by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope. The original cover to Batman #19 teases the idea that Bruce Wayne might be using a gun, which is antithetical to his moral code.

Another Reminder of Why Changes in Medical Marijuana Policy Can't Wait

Steph Sherer | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Steph Sherer

Earlier this week, while more than 200 citizen lobbyists were meeting face-to-face with their Congressional legislators in Washington, D.C. to change federal policy on medical cannabis, a series of events occurred in Florida, making that state the next political battleground on this issue.

GOP Governor Restores Scooter Libby's Voting Rights

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — Former vice presidential adviser I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is among more than 1,000 felons whose voting rights were restored in t...

You Have Cancer; Go to Congress -- The Battle for Safe Access to Medical Marijuana

Steph Sherer | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Steph Sherer

Most Americans see the battle of medical cannabis from a distance as a ping-pong game of excuses from the federal government to deny patients access to cannabis for therapeutic use. But for millions of Americans, issues surrounding medical cannabis affect their daily lives.

Kevin Spacey and the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement

András Simonyi | Posted 04.20.2013 | World
András Simonyi

2013-02-04-CTRlogo.jpgHouse of Cards should be watched and analyzed in Brussels and in capitals throughout the EU, because although it is fiction, it gives the perfect guide to Washington power, the understanding of which will be key to the success of the FTA negotiations.

Biking From Pittsburgh To D.C.

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Travel

WEST HOMESTEAD, Pa. (AP) — The missing link in bicycle trail connecting the Pittsburgh area to Washington D.C. should be finished in May and will be...

SHOCKING Treatment Of 8-Months-Pregnant Homeless Woman

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

A report released Tuesday by the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless finds that homeless families face “exceedingly more difficult” obstacles...

Exclusive: DC Comics Reveals Two New Politically-Charged Books

Bryan Young | Posted 04.09.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

With these two brand new titles, DC Comics is taking the themes and issues that came to the surface with the Occupy Wall Street movement and are bringing both sides of the coin into the world of superheroes.

One More Step Towards Statehood?

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Abolitionist and civil rights activist Frederick Douglass is preparing for a new home in the nation’s Capitol. Or rather, the bronz...

Rally Brings Residents and Politicians to Speak Out for Housing

Elizabeth Falcon | Posted 03.30.2013 | DC
Elizabeth Falcon

Finding housing that is affordable has become more and more difficult for District residents. D.C.'s homeless population is growing, with the last count at nearly 7,000 adults and children without homes. For those who do have homes, many are paying an unsustainable amount on rent.

9 Restaurants With Secret Service Entrances

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.28.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With the White House, more than 160 embassies, and Congress all in our nation's capitol, it's no surprise that certain D.C. restaurants have garnered ...

Man Could Face Gun Charges After Saving Boy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

A Good Samaritan who shot a pit bull that was mauling an 11-year-old boy in Washington, D.C., on Sunday could face gun charges, WJLA reports. As th...

George Washington University: The District's Fashion 101

CollegeFashionista | Posted 03.25.2013 | Style
CollegeFashionista

More conservative than New York City, less hipster than Chicago and more diverse than Los Angeles; D.C. is often overlooked as one of the major fashion-forward cities of the U.S.

Corporate Party Favors at the Inaugural Shindig

Michael Winship | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Despite reports of corporate and other highrollers offended at alleged aloofness and a lack of perks from the White House during the first term, this time, they'll be welcomed with open arms. The president said it himself -- he likes a good party.

Get Ready For Snow!

National Weather Service | Posted 01.16.2013 | DC
Read More: D.C., DC News

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 1123 AM EST WED JAN 16 2013...

Jason Cherkis

FBI Surveillance Of Occupy Wall Street Focused On Finance Sector

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Was Tim Franzen stockpiling weapons? What was Tim Franzen's philosophy? What was his political affiliation? Did Tim Franzen ever talk ab...

Time for David Gregory to Apologize

David Shuster | Posted 03.03.2013 | Media
David Shuster

Meet the Press is the oldest and most treasured public affairs show on television. This is why the ongoing silence of David Gregory and NBC News -- following his apparent on-air violation of D.C. gun laws -- is so disconcerting.

Homeland, a Problem With Location

Jamison Doran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jamison Doran

I realize the landscape of North Carolina is intoxicating and it must be tempting just to use what you have in every single scene. But Homeland is set in D.C. and some accuracy would be nice, even if it means having Dana and Finn go somewhere besides the Washington Monument.

ESPN Radio Hosts Mock Transgender Player

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.12.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin were temporarily suspended from hosting their show, USA Today reported late Tuesday. A gay sports outlet has c...