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Gun Control Advocates March On Washington

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rall...

Snow Advisory And Pro-Life March Make For A Perfect Storm

Posted 01.25.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's the second snow of the year. The National Mall and surrounding streets are full of of protestors. Take the advice of this tweet: ...

LOOK: Guantanamo Detention Protest In D.C.

Posted 01.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Amnesty International on Friday marked the 11-year anniversary of the first detainees being sent to the U.S. facility at Guantanamo Bay,...

Arin Greenwood

Aryan Nations' D.C. March To Be Met With Counter-Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- White supremacists and those who oppose them will all be rallying in the nation's capital this weekend. The Aryan Nations, also known...

Yummy! Hazmat Suits At Trader Joe's

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

Trader Joe's shoppers will get more than prepared foods and produce this Sunday. They'll be greeted by protesters wearing hazmat suits. On Sunday, ...

Another Former 'ER' Star Arrested Protesting In D.C.

AP | MICHAEL WEINFELD | Posted 06.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Former "ER" star Noah Wyle and about 100 members of the group ADAPT were arrested Monday during a Capitol Hill protest to urge Cong...

Protesters Mark 10 Years Of Gitmo Detentions (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Under dreary, rainy skies, thousands of protesters gathered in the nation's capital on Wednesday to mark the 10th anniversary of the fir...

Tyler Kingkade

Protesters With Golden Bull Pray For Higher Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A handful of protesters marched to Capitol Hill on Thursday carrying a large golden bull with them before praying outside the office of ...

Hayley Miller

Occupy Ice Cream: Ben And Jerry's Duo Distribute Free To Occupy DC

HuffingtonPost.com | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC demonstrators in McPherson Square received a tasty treat Tuesday afternoon when the co-founders of ice cream giant Ben and Jer...

Occupy Protesters From New York Plan March On D.C.

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

NEW YORK — Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City went old school on Tuesday as activist musicians David Crosby and Graham Nash deli...

Protesters March on Koch-Affiliated Event (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters marched on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Friday evening where Americans for Prosperity, a conservative organi...

First Issue Of 'The Occupied Washington Post' Is Released

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The premiere issue of The Occupied Washington Post, the "Stop the Machine" occupation's take on Occupy Wall Street's Occupied Wall Stree...

7-Year-Old Seeks Answers From Occupy DC Protesters (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As the Occupy protests struggle to pin down exactly what it is they're protesting, seven-year-old Celia Cooley recently visited McPherso...

Arin Greenwood

Cornel West, Other D.C. Protesters Released From Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a day in detention, noted academic Cornel West and a group of protesters arrested at the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday, have been r...

Cornel West Arrested In Supreme Court Protest

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Author, commentator, civil rights activist and Princeton University professor Cornel West has been arrested while protesting on the step...

'Jobs For Justice' Rally Brings Thousands To National Mall

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Saturday near the Washington Monument, where speakers called for easier job...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Protests Grow, Along With Their Trash

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Trash is the biggest issue, and no one wants to be on the sanitation committee," said Geko, a 25-year-old Occupy Wall Street protester ...

Jane Smith

Patch Adams On Obama's Health Care Reform: 'He Sold Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jane Smith | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just before protesters evacuated Freedom Plaza because of a tornado watch Thursday evening, social activist Patch Adams made a quick sto...

D.C.'s Top Rallies, Protests And Events: Using Metro As A Measure

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the Occupy DC and "Stop the Machine" protests in the nation's capital have received plenty of media attention, they haven't quite ...

'Stop The Machine' Protesters Vow To Stay Put In Freedom Plaza (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters plan to stay in Freedom Plaza past the expiration of the group's permits at 2 p.m. on Monday, according to Kevin Zeese, an or...

Freedom Plaza Protest Continies Without Permit

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.09.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The sanctioned dance party in Freedom Plaza may have ended at 10 p.m. Sunday but the "Stop the Machine" protest and ongoing encampment c...

D.C. Protests: Reports Of Pepper-Spray Incident At Air And Space Museum

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to dispatches on Twitter, security officials at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum used pepper spray on "Stop the...

Max J. Rosenthal

Protesters Mark 10th Anniversary Of War In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Fueled by days of protests in the nation's capital, including marches on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Martin Luther King Jr. Mem...

On Foggy Bottom March, Protesters At World Bank, IMF Thank Police

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of young college-age people who have been active in the OccupyDC and "Stop the Machine" protests marched through downtown early F...

'Stop The Machine,' Occupy DC Gather In D.C. (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- More than 500 people gathered in Freedom Plaza on Thursday, participating in the "Stop the Machine" protest, a separate but parallel act...