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1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York
A 7-foot-tall statue of famed, lion-maned abolitionist Frederick Douglass that was dedicated Wednesday on Capitol Hill is perhaps best understood as a bronze symbol of the partisan divide in Washington and of racial politics.
1 hr ago | Seattle Times
Any remaining doubt about who The Stranger newspaper would back in this year's crowded mayor's race is probably settled by a story the weekly paper posted today .
1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee
The towering statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass that's standing in the atrium of a Washington government office building has been a symbol-in-waiting – until now.
2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission has unanimously approved architect Frank Gehry's design for a monument honoring the 34th president near the National Mall in Washington.
2 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org
There's a new report out on the state of America's bridges, and with it a new raft of disturbing statistics.
3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill December 19, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The good news, if you are Florida Gov. and Plower of Flowers Rick Scott , is that the most recent Quinnipiac poll "found the Republican governor's job ... (more)
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Two Sudburians will join more than 350 other lobbyists from across the United States and Canada on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to lobby for a price on carbon pollution.
5 hrs ago | Deseret News
With the statue of statue of Frederick Douglass in the background, Nettie Washington Douglass, second from left, Frederick Douglass' great great granddaughter and her son Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., left, President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives , House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, second from right, and Vice President Joe Biden are ... (more)
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, holds up a sheet detailing IRS conference spending as he makes opening remarks on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Thursday, June 6, 2013, during the committee's hearing regarding IRS conference spending.
Pepperdine University student Taylor Brudos from Menlo Park joined 250 modern day abolitionists in Washington, D.C., on June 9-10 to advocate on behalf of the 27,000,000 slaves in the world today.
In Lake Grove blocked due to fallen power cables on NY Rt-25 EB at Parsnip Pond Rd and before Stony Brook Rd. Stopped traffic from Moriches Rd In Lake Grove blocked due to fallen power cables on NY Rt-25 EB at Parsnip Pond Rd and before Stony Brook Rd. Stopped traffic from Moriches Rd In Brentwood disabled vehicle.
Join the Tea Party Patriots on the west lawn of the US Capitol in Washington DC as we rally to Audit the IRS! Fight back against government corruption! www.AuditTheIRS.org What: Audit the IRS Rally When: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from Noon - 2pm Where: West Lawn of the US Capitol Conservative activists are planning to storm Capitol Hill on Wednesday ... (more)