Washington D.C.

Representative Mondaire Jones: Opposition to D.C. Statehood is “Racist Trash”

Representative Mondaire Jones: Opposition to D.C. Statehood is “Racist Trash”

Representative Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.) said opposition to Washington, D.C., statehood is "racist trash" after an unnamed Republican objected to his…

3 years ago

White House Formally Declares Its Support for D.C. Statehood

The White House formally declared its support for a measure that would grant Washington, D.C. statehood this morning. "Establishing the…

3 years ago

House Committee Expected to Pass D.C. Statehood Bill

The House Oversight Committee is expected to pass a measure that would make Washington, D.C. the nation's 51st state. Representative…

3 years ago

Poll: Majority of Americans Support D.C. Statehood

According to a poll conducted by Data for Progress and the progressive advocacy coalition Democracy for All 2021 Action and…

3 years ago

A D.C. Statehood Bill Has Been Reintroduced by Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats have reintroduced a bill that would give Washington, D.C. statehood. The bill, first introduced in 2013, was reintroduced…

3 years ago

Protesters Dump Mock Body Bags Outside Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Protesters have targeted one of the President's properties to show their anger at his Coronavirus response. U.S. deaths from Covid-19…

4 years ago

Pro-Trump ‘Mother Of All Rallies’ On D.C.’s National Mall Sees Laughable Turnout

If you're going to name your event the "Mother of all Rallies," you should probably make sure a sizable number…

7 years ago

Pro-Obamacare Protesters Storm D.C. Airport As GOP Senators Leave Town

The spontaneous demonstrations by pro-ACA activists shows how politically toxic this issue has become for Republicans as they prepare to…

7 years ago

Trump’s ‘Pittsburgh, Not Paris’ Rally A Massive Flop Compared To Nationwide ‘March For Truth’

It's clear where the political energy is in this country right now, and it's not with Donald Trump.

7 years ago

People’s Climate March Sends Thousands Marching in the Nation’s Capital

It's Saturday. Donald Trump is off golfing again and climate change protesters are filling the streets of the nation's capital

7 years ago

Science Denier Trump Reeling As Thousands Gather On Six Continents To March For Science

The march is unfolding all over the globe, with activists in at least 500 cities participating.

7 years ago

Trump Used North Korean Military Parades As Model For His Inaugural Celebration

The president-elect was hoping his inauguration celebration would be accompanied by "tanks and missile launchers."

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Ends The Primary Season With A Huge Win In Washington D.C.

The victory won't change the outcome of the primary race, but it gives her momentum as she pivots toward a…

8 years ago

DC Mayor Defiantly Stands Up To House Republicans, Legalizes Pot In Nation’s Capital

Ignoring warnings from House Republicans, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser enacted the city's new law legalizing marijuana possession on Thursday.

9 years ago

Religious Right: Loving Israel and Hating Islam Bestows Foreign Policy Cred

When Indiana Governor and presidential hopeful Mike Pence went to Israel he met Benjamin Netanyahu but not Palestinian leader Mahmoud…

9 years ago

Operation American Spring Sprung a Leak Over The Weekend

Benghazi. Obamacare. Gun grabbing. These are just a few reasons grassroots activists on the right gave in a rally cry…

10 years ago

Wealthy Americans Prove Pope Francis’ Point by Threatening Economic Blackmail

Home Depot founder Ken Langone complained that the Pope is being mean to rich Americans because unlike rich people in…

10 years ago

Texas Republicans Would Murder Truth – And the Biblically Unapproved

The Texas gubernatorial race features very little science and more than a little bloodshed

10 years ago

Senator Elizabeth Warren And The New Economic Populism

Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?

10 years ago

Extremists Launch Treasonous Plot to Overthrow President Obama A Week Before Thanksgiving

Right wing extremists have proclaimed a date a week before Thanksgiving to demand the surrender of President Obama to face…

10 years ago

Winners and Losers From Last Night’s Off-Off Year Elections

There were many winners and losers (and one who won and lost) in last night's elections, but the biggest winner…

10 years ago

Obama’s Jack Lew Nomination Is a Warning Shot to Republicans

Picking Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary was a way for Obama to arm himself against the upcoming battles with Republicans…

11 years ago

Abortion: Religion-Based Bigotry Versus the World of Facts

The GOP stance on abortion hinges on religious dogma, not on science and even when science does enter the picture…

12 years ago