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CSX tunnel expansion decision delayed for hearing

CSX tunnel expansion decision delayed for hearing A decision on changes to a CSX tunnel in the D.C. area has been delayed.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Virginia, Virginia Government, Washington DC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Roll Call

Norton Questions Mostly White Ferguson Government

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is characterizing the nearly all-white elected leadership and police force in majority-black Ferguson, Mo., as "poison."

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Publishing, Media, New Times

ABC News

TSA to Train Officers on Recognizing DC Licenses

Transportation Security Administration workers will be getting training on how to recognize District of Columbia driver's licenses and identification cards.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, The Washington Post Company

Mon Aug 18, 2014

City Paper

TSA Agents to Be Trained to Recognize D.C. IDs

File this under small victories: Transportation Security Agents will now be trained to recognize District IDs and, more importantly, recognize them as valid forms of identification.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, US News

WTOP-FM Washington

Military equipment D.C. police acquired from federal program

After seeing Humvees, tanks and police armed with military-grade equipment in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri, Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the programs which provide the items to local police departments, including D.C. police.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Plan to upgrade Virginia Avenue tunnel stalls - and holds back other development

The Virginia Avenue Tunnel has flooded twice this year. On one occasion, it was closed for four hours, holding back freight trains and frustrating commuters on passenger trains using the District's rail network.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Roll Call

Statehood Push: Take Over D.C. Prisons, Save Money

D.C. statehood activists wonder how the District would handle its criminal justice system if it becomes the 51st state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Roll Call, Prison, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Politico

Beltway takes the stage in 'Our War'

A number of D.C. notables will be taking the stage this fall to take part in a theatrical production to read monologues about the Civil War.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

US News & World Report

World War I Memorial Gets a Take Two

When Edwin L. Fountain of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission presented his plans before the National Press Club Tuesday for a dedicated World War I memoriala in the nation's capital, a he promised one thing: "We will do things differently than have been done with the Eisenhower Memorial," Fountain said.

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Related Topix: History in the News, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US National Parks, National Mall, Pennsylvania

BroadwayWorld.com

Kelly Renee Armstrong, Ricardo Frederick Evans, John Lescault & More...

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, History in the News, Washington, Georgetown University

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Muriel Bowser expands fundraising advantage over D.C. mayoral rivals

Democratic mayoral nominee Muriel Bowser has expanded her fundraising advantage over her D.C. rivals, reporting Monday that she has more than $1 million in her campaign war chest with less than three months until Election Day.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Roll Call

'House of Cards' Film Crew Hits National Mall on Saturday

"House of Cards" is filming around the National Mall on Saturday, according to the D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, National Mall, US National Parks, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Photography, Arts

Thu Aug 07, 2014

US News & World Report

Congress Should Stop Meddling in D.C.'s Pot and Gun Laws

This week, The Hill reported that D.C.'s delegate in Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton, is preparing for another fight over the District's ability to govern itself.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marijuana, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Roll Call

Norton Vows to Defend D.C.'s Pot Legalization Initiative From Congress

As pro-marijuana advocates had hoped, the D.C. Board of Elections voted unanimously Wednesday to put legalization on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, Media, Radio, National Public Radio

Washington Times

Pot on the ballot for D.C. voters in November

D.C. residents will vote on legalizing the recreational use and possession of marijuana when they head to the polls in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Representative Andy Harris, Republican

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Roll Call

C-SPAN Caller Tells Norton D.C. Belongs in Congress' Hands

The District of Columbia's "No Taxation Without Representation" license plates can apparently be quite jolting to tourists, but perhaps not in the way advocates hope.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

House Dem: Boehner Deserves a Lot of Credit for Avoiding Impeachment with Lawsuit

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton took a contradictory tack to her Democratic colleagues multiple claims that House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Barack Obama is a "march toward impeachment."

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, Barack Obama, Washington DC

Kansas City InfoZine

House Rejects Highway Bill Amendments

House Ways and Means chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., said he was frustrated that the Senate took two weeks to debate the House's bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Earl Blumenauer

Wed Jul 30, 2014

UPI

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

More than 100 federal contract workers and their families protested in front of Union Station, Tuesday, telling morning commuters, Congress and the president they want the right to unionize.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Barbara Lee, Representative Keith Ellison

Examiner.com

Taking care of the immigrant children crossing the U.S. border

JULY 29: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks as Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Rep. Jan Schakowsky listen at a hearing in Congress on children crossing the US-Mexican border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New York, Texas Government, Texas, W.

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