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DC Government ‘Reviewing’ Firefighters’ Appearance with Obama

DC Government ‘Reviewing’ Firefighters’ Appearance with Obama

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The District of Columbia’s Fire and Emergency Medical Services says there are no plans to punish first responders for their participation in an economic speech by President Obama, but are still reviewing …

DC Corruption: Calls Mount for Mayor Vincent Gray to Resign

DC Corruption: Calls Mount for Mayor Vincent Gray to Resign

Daniel C. Britt / The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) — From drug possession to tax fraud, city officials in Washington, D.C., are notorious for being less than law abiding.
This week that cloud of corruption descended on Mayor Vincent Gray after a woman …

Washington Monument Could Remain Closed Until 2014

Washington Monument Could Remain Closed Until 2014

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Visitors to Washington, D.C., may not be able to tour the Washington Monument until 2014, due to extensive repairs resulting from last summer’s earthquake.Exterior scaffolding will have to be erected on the outside…

Marion Barry, DC City Councilman and Former Mayor, Is Hiring

Marion Barry, DC City Councilman and Former Mayor, Is Hiring

Bill Clark/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The District of Columbia’s often-controversial and always-colorful “mayor-for-life” Marion Barry is hiring.For $46,350 to $75,000 per year one brave soul can serve as the communication…

National Mall to Get $700 Million Makeover with Help of Laura Bush

National Mall to Get $700 Million Makeover with Help of Laura Bush

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The expansive, green backbone of America’s capital city is about to get a major facelift.Stretching from the U.S. Capitol building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is currently a giant swath of gras…

Pressure Builds on Occupy DC Encampments

Pressure Builds on Occupy DC Encampments

JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The government must give Occupy D.C. protesters 24 hours notice if it intends to close encampments at two city parks, a federal court ruled Tuesday, as pressure mounts on one of the last intact majo…

U.S. To Release Oil From Strategic Reserve

U.S. To Release Oil From Strategic Reserve

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The U.S. Department of Energy said it will release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic National Reserve to alleviate Libyan oil supply disruptions, adding more pressure to already-plummeting oil prices. Local News 8 reports that the U.S. release is half of the 60 million barrel supply hike announced Thursday […]

Huntsman Made Presidential Candidacy Announcement Today

Huntsman Made Presidential Candidacy Announcement Today

  Huntsman makes it official: “I’m a candidate for president of the United States of America” “We can and will own the future.”  

Police investigating a vehicle parked near the Pentagon & arrest a man carrying carrying suspicious items in a backpack

Police investigating a vehicle parked near the Pentagon & arrest a man carrying carrying suspicious items in a backpack

Fox News Reports: Authorities have one person in custody and have found a suspicious backpack with a label claiming it contains an explosive chemical near the Pentagon, as they scramble to investigate the unfolding situation just outside the nation’s capital. David Schlosser, spokesman with the U.S. Park Police, said during a press conference Friday that […]

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