D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Thursday announced that the city will recognize gender identity disorder as a medical condition and mandate insurance companies cover associated treatments — including gender-reassignment surgery.
The coverage extends to…
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) are pressing the National Football League (NFL) to change the name…READ MORE
Republicans signaled Thursday that they will try to permanently ban taxpayer-funded abortions in the District of Columbia, igniting a furious backlash from city officials who said the move is an effort to change a 40-year…READ MORE
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) was hit over the head and robbed Tuesday night near the Capitol.
An attacker knocked Meng to the ground with a hit to the head while she was walking back to…
Capitol Hill efforts to force Washington’s National Football League franchise to change its name remain stalled, even as President Barack Obama welcomes tribal leaders to the White House this week to launch the administration’s Council…READ MORE
One of the summerâ€™s hottest local stories has become the standoff between the D.C. Council and Wal-Mart over how much the big-box behemoth should have to pay its Washington workforce.
The dust-up could end up…
A D.C. Council committee Tuesday adopted a provision into legislation introduced by the mayor that would allow illegal immigrants to get the same driverâ€™s licenses as other D.C. residents.
The Committee on Transportation and the…
A Maryland man admitted in federal court to giving more than $160,000 in straw political donations at the direction of his former boss â€” the prolific political donor at the center of a D.C. campaign…READ MORE
In the latest effort to get the Washington Redskins to change its name, D.C. council member David Grosso, along with…READ MORE
The Laborers’ International Union has in its legislative affairs office a lobbyist who pleaded guilty in a fraud case despite a federal law banning convicts from overseeing unionsâ€™ finances.
The troubled union also was hit…
In a case freighted with major constitutional implications, a federal appeals court on Friday overturned President Obamaâ€™s controversial recess appointments from last year, ruling he abused his powers and acted when the Senate was not…READ MORE
“On 01/19/13 go to your local gun store, gun range or gun show with your Constitution, American flags and your…READ MORE
As Vice President Joe Bidenâ€™s working group prepares to deliver gun-control recommendations to the president, a national day to celebrate…READ MORE