Journalists surround American at Capitol Featured, Inauguration, Politics, Topics Washington transformed: Soldiers dominate the streets leading up to Biden-Harris inauguration WASHINGTON — Soldiers and police outnumbered civilians on the streets of Washington D.C. in the week leading up to President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, two weeks after the violent attempted insurrection at the Capitol ... CONTINUE READING Politics, Topics Trump Supporters Gather to Protest Election Results : Photos
Nov. 14, 2020 — The "Million MAGA March" brought thousands of demonstrators to Washington DC to claim election fraud. The crowds chanted "four more years" and "stop the steal" ...
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Featured, Politics 'Reckless and irresponsible:' Maryland delegation members denounce Harris attempt to bring a concealed gun to the House floor WASHINGTON — Several members of the Maryland delegation have criticized Rep. Andy Harris, R-01, who tried to bring a gun to the House floor on Thursday. The incident is under investigation by the Capitol Police. Harris ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Politics Pete Buttigieg, nominee for secretary of transportation, wins bipartisan praise from U.S. senators WASHINGTON – Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg received bipartisan high marks in a Senate confirmation on Thursday hearing while explaining how he will push the Biden administration’s ambitious infrastructure platform if he is confirmed as ... CONTINUE READING
Experts fear looser HUD count will worsen plight of homeless in U.S.

Experts fear looser HUD count will worsen plight of homeless in U.S.

The Housing snd Urban Development’s updated guidelines for the 2021 count, which normally includes both sheltered and unsheltered populations in odd-numbered years, will allow organizations to conduct less rigorous surveys that skip harder-to-gather requirements, use broader estimation tactics or opt out of the unsheltered portion of the count altogether.

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D.C. prepares for possible Proud Boys gathering on Saturday

WASHINGTON -- During a Tuesday morning press conference, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) addressed concerns that far-right white supremacist group, the Proud Boys, would be gathering in Washington Saturday to protest Donald Trump’s election loss. According to social media...

Harris breaks glass ceilings as first woman to win vice presidency

“I’m happy to have the first woman in the White House as the vice president, even more excited that it’s an African American woman as I’m Black myself so I wanted to come out and show my support for this moment,” Megan Thomas, a Washington resident, said.

Pelosi remains optimistic about House seats, Biden presidency

Although House Democrats lost seats but maintained their majority in the election House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will run again to be House speaker, expected Joe Biden to become president and criticized President Donald Trump for “trying to destroy the credibility of our elections.”

Count Every Vote holds a rally at McPherson Square

WASHINGTON -- Part of a national call to action, more than 100 activists gathered in McPherson Square on Wednesday to demand all ballots in the 2020 election are counted. The Count All Votes rally hosted speakers who emphasized the importance of voter demographics...

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