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How America Struggles To Solve Homelessness In Rich Cities
America’s homeless population may be on the decline but in wealthy, growing cities the issue is increasing.
Mitch McConnell Promises To Be The ‘Grim Reaper’ Of Progressive Policies
McConnell called himself the “grim reaper” after saying that if he is still in charge in 2020, no progressive policies will be passed.
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Fight To Save Black Culture In Gentrifying D.C. Continues After Go-Go Victory
Community members joined #DontMuteDC to protest efforts to suppress the music that has played at a famed intersection for decades.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Builds Ikea Furniture In Her Unfurnished D.C. Apartment
The freshman lawmaker, who sleeps on a mattress on the floor, munched popcorn and likened the GOP to "The Exorcist" vomiting scene.
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Deaf Transgender Actor Chella Man Talks Being Cast In 'Titans' As Jericho
“I rarely saw sign language authentically represented on screen growing up, so this incredible opportunity has made my heart soar.”
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Childcare Is Broken In America. Washington D.C. Has A Plan To Fix It.
Parents are finding access to affordable, quality childcare nearly impossible. Washington, D.C., wants to be the model of how to fix that.
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These Are The Voting Rights Reforms Chuck Schumer Wants Democrats To Prioritize
The Senate minority leader outlined the priorities on the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," the 1965 voting rights march where protesters were brutally beaten.
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Alabama Newspaper Publisher Calls On KKK To Get The Ropes And ‘Clean Up D.C.’
“We’ll get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them,” the author of the piece said.
Man Charged With Setting Fire To DC Restaurant Linked To 'Pizzagate' Hoax
The 22-year-old California man is accused of setting a curtain inside the restaurant on fire.
Rachel Maddow Explains How Donald Trump Is Trying To Take Credit For The Fourth Of July
The MSNBC host questioned why Trump would propose a "Salute to America" that sounds just like Washington's annual July 4 festivities.
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Stacey Abrams Calls Government Shutdown A 'Stunt' In State Of The Union Response
Abrams called the government shutdown a “disgrace” and called for equal voting rights.
SOTU Chamber Sings Happy Birthday To Holocaust Survivor
Both sides of the Capitol chamber joined in singing “Happy Birthday” to Holocaust survivor and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting survivor Judah Samet.
Congresswomen Celebrate During The State Of The Union Address
During his State Of The Union address, Trump appeared to take credit for the historic number of women in Congress.
President Trump: ‘I Never Worked For Russia’
Trump denies working for Russia amid reports that the FBI began a collusion investigation in 2017.
Storm Punishes Swath Of U.S. With Snow, Ice And Freezing Rain
By late Sunday afternoon, the Washington, D.C. metro area, northern Virginia and parts of Maryland had total snowfall accumulations ranging from five to eight inches (12-20 centimeters).
Black-Owned Businesses Carve Out Space In An Increasingly Gentrified D.C.
A bar and a beauty co-op cater to black customers in the predominantly white Dupont Circle neighborhood.
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Opus Dei Paid Almost $1 Million To Settle Sexual Misconduct Suit Against Popular Priest
A woman alleged the Rev. C. John McCloskey groped her repeatedly during Washington counseling sessions.
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Race Is On To Make Sports Gambling Legal Across America
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Americans illegally wager $150 billion a year. Twenty states are poised to approve sports betting in 2019.
Barack Obama Dons Santa Hat To Surprise Hospitalized Kids With Gifts
"Obama Claus" surprised patients and staff at Children’s National hospital.
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D.C. Just Passed A Historic Bill Mandating 100 Percent Renewable Power By 2032
Alexander C. Kaufman
The unanimously approved legislation puts the nation's capital at the vanguard of climate policy -- even as the federal government is going in reverse.
DC Wine Bar's 'Unfair Competition' Suit Against Trump Is Dismissed
Cork Wine Bar had accused the president of reaping illegal benefits from Trump International Hotel.
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These Twitter Users Aren't Fans Of Melania Trump’s Christmas Decoration Choices
People on Twitter can’t stop joking after Melania Trump showed off her Christmas decorations.
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D.C.'s Neo-Nazi Brothers Were Hiding In Plain Sight
Ryan J. Reilly
A neighbor in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood warned a cop about extremists Jeffrey and Edward Clark. It wasn’t enough.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Fox News For Laughing At Her D.C. Rent Problem
The representative-elect criticized Fox panelists for mocking working-class people ― and for mispronouncing her name.
Hotline Calls Surge After Dr. Blasey Ford Testimony
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s surged the number of calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline by 201 percent above average.
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D.C.'s Universal Pre-K Program Is Keeping More Women In The Workforce
Low-income parents, in particular, are much more likely to be working or looking for work due to the free program, a new study finds.
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