All of the options listed below make for a fabulous late summer or early fall family vacation; each offers both outdoor and indoor activities and plenty of places to stay and eat. So where should you head if you're all beached out?
A judge in Colorado has delivered what may be the strongest victory yet for marriage equality, while Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has rejected a challenge to the freedom to marry in Pennsylvania.
The Goodstone Inn and Estate in Middleburg, Virginia, tucked amid thickets of forest and rolling fields, is so vast that even a 900-pound pig can escape detection.
he process of debating and revising Jefferson's declaration continued on July 3 and into the late morning of July 4. In the evening of July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress "unanimously" approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence.
In the past week we've received good news on major proposed coal projects that pose a threat to communities and beautiful places, from both the easter...
On June 25 the D.C. Department of Insurance held a hearing to decide what the appropriate size of the CareFirst reserve fund should be. Individuals, s...
Brat's stance on one issue in particular -- immigration -- has left some scratching their heads. His critics point out that his anti-amnesty position doesn't mesh with the free market philosophy the college professor seems to embody.
These conservative writers and illustrators have "truth, justice and the American way" kinds of stories that they say are less ambiguous. But those doggone liberals won't let them tell their stories! Holy vast liberal conspiracy, Batman!
What's next? Does right-wing radical David Brat speak for Republicans? This is the question that voters in the Virginia 7th congressional district will answer in November.
There's lots of talk about what went wrong. The signals Cantor missed, like when his guy got booed and beat for a key chairmanship in the district. And when they moved his convention to a location that could handle a bigger crowd.
I would toss my kids up on the larger than life horse with their little chubby legs sticking straight out across its wide back. Huey, who had his own celebrity status among kids, enjoyed peppermints, water from the hose, and an occasional swig of Coca-Cola.
The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was quickly interpreted by national media as a signal that immigration reform was dead on arrival. But for immigration reform advocates, the strategy has not changed.
Looks like the pundits are all wrong, again. Looks like all the analysis is once more misplaced and incorrect. Eric Cantor did not lose to a Tea Party groundswell.
The message this sends to other Republicans in Congress (both House and Senate) is that this can happen to anyone. The fear this is going to create may become all-encompassing in the House, and possibly even the Senate (if Republicans win control of the chamber this November). The Tea Party sword hanging over their heads is now plain to see.