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Police Converge On Occupy DC Site At McPherson Square

Posted 04.05.2012 | DC

By ERIC TUCKER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear and on horseback converged before dawn Saturday...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC's Preliminary Injunction Denied, Class Action Moves Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A federal court judge denied Occupy DC's request for a preliminary injunction blocking the National Park Service from evicting demonstra...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Y'All Street: Occupy Charlotte Activist Gambles Everything On The Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

This is the fourth in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here, the second is here, and the third is he...

O'Connor Cracks Joke About Newt's Personal Life

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor made a joke about the GOP candidates Saturday that reportedly drew much laughter. At the black-tie...

Jaweed Kaleem

Occupy Wall Street Comes To The National Prayer Breakfast

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.07.2012 | Religion

Every February, the National Prayer Breakfast brings thousands of dignitaries, diplomats, politicians and clergy to Washington, D.C., for one of the m...

CNN Pundit's Controversial Response To Occupy Crackdown

Posted 02.01.2012 | Media

CNN contributor Erick Erickson responded enthusiastically after viewing video footage of an Occupy DC protester being tasered by police. "Here is ...

Man Tries To Cut Down Tent At Occupy DC

dcist.com | Posted 04.01.2012 | Business

Despite a request from U.S. Park Police that Occupy D.C. take down the massive blue tarp it draped over the statue of James B. McPherson yesterday, th...

The People's Prayer Breakfast

Jeremy John | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Jeremy John

God is waiting, just beyond the veil of our faithless actions, just outside the moment of history, and all it takes is for us to heed God's call to hear the prayers of the poor.

Judge Hashes Out Rules For Future Of Occupy D.C.

Legal Times | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

An attorney representing Occupy D.C. protesters suing to stop the removal of tents or other property from McPherson Square called today's hearing on a...

Park Police Pledges No-Camping Compliance Checks

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy Wall Street-inspired protesters in the nation's capital erected a "Tent of Dreams" in McPherson Square late Monday morning as a ...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy DC To Weigh Options After No-Camping Warning

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Friday evening, Occupy activists in the nation's capital are scheduled to discuss new warnings from the National Park Service about c...

Rep. Jim Moran Praises NPS Director For Defending Occupy DC, First Amendment

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis did not assuage Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and other GOP members during this week's con...

WATCH: Living Social's 'Capital Cribs: Occupy DC Edition'

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- LivingSocial's SocialStudies blog has taken its snark-streaked lens inside McPherson Square's stalwart Occupy DC encampment for a new vi...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Wall Street Monitored By U.S. Conference Of Mayors, Emails Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After denying that they are coordinating responses to Occupy Wall Street, the U.S. Conference of Mayors recently surveyed city administr...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC Reacts To Planned McPherson No- Camping Enforcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC protesters at Tuesday morning's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on their McPherson Square encampment a...

Mike Sacks

Occupy The Courts Clashes With Supreme Court Police

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Occupy movement came to the Supreme Court on Friday to protest the Citizens United decision on its second anniversary. What began as...

The Impact Occupy DC Is Having

Jerry Nelson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Jerry Nelson

Occupy DC is making an impact nationally. As of this date, all of the leading presidential candidates have started talking about the occupy movement. There has never been a protest like it in the history of the country.

Why I Occupy

Ben Droz | Posted 03.19.2012 | DC
Ben Droz

I have been following the Occupy movement since its beginning, but I have not been actively involved. But Occupy Congress gave me a new spark.

Sara Kenigsberg

Laid-Off D.C. Lobbyist Says The Occupy Movement Should Hire Him (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of people from across the country convened on Capitol Hill Tuesday to participate in Occupy Congress, an offshoot of the Occupy...

House Panel To Hold Occupy DC Oversight Hearing

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee announced Tuesday that it will hold a hearing next week about Occupy DC's McPherson ...

Occupy Congress Protests Gather On Hill (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Occupy Congress" brought hundreds of protesters from around the country to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, to bring their grievances about a b...

Michael McAuliff

Congress Occupied: Hundreds Swarm Capitol Hill To Represent 99 Percent

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

A diverse crowd of hundreds from around the country descended on Capitol Hill Tuesday as the Occupy movement tried to get its point across to a Congre...

Occupy DC Passes Corporate Personhood Resolution

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC's General Assembly passed a "corporate personhood resolution" on Saturday calling for a constitutional amendment ending the "j...

Occupy DC: We're Not Leaving McPherson Square

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray may have turned up the pressure on the federal government to remove the Occupy DC encampment fro...

Mayor Gray Wants Occupy DC Evicted From McPherson Square

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has turned up the pressure on the federal government to remove the Occupy DC encampment from McP...