Articles Tagged 'Washington'


Black Lives Matter Protesters Block Education Sec. DeVos From Entering DC Public School

by Kerry Picket | The Daily Caller
Published on February 11, 2017
Black Lives Matter protesters blocked Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington, D.C. public school Friday. According to WJLA, DeVos attempted to enter… READ MORE

‘1 in, 2 out’: Trump signs new executive order banning government agencies from making a new regulation – unless they 1st slash TWO existing ones

by Ayesha Rascoe | Yahoo News
Published on January 30, 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will seek to dramatically pare back federal regulations by requiring agencies to cut… READ MORE

Inauguration protesters clash with police, as violence escalates

by Joseph Weber
Published on January 21, 2017
WASHINGTON – Violent and destructive Inauguration Day protests escalated Friday afternoon ahead of the ceremonial parade, as demonstrators smashed window fronts and clashed with police… READ MORE
LGBT Party at Pence's

Party at Pence’s: LGBT activists host dance party outside VP-elect’s Chevy Chase rental

by Steph Solis | USA TODAY
Published on January 19, 2017
Brandishing rainbow flags and signs that read “Queer Love” and “Trans Power,” scores of activists marched Wednesday night toward Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s rental home… READ MORE
Obama gives 500M

Obama gives $500 million to climate fund over GOP objections

by Associated Press |
Published on January 18, 2017
WASHINGTON – With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund that helps developing… READ MORE
Briefing Room

Trump Team May Move West Wing Briefings to Expand Capacity

by Ros Krasny |
Published on January 16, 2017
The incoming Trump administration is considering moving White House press briefings out of the West Wing to accommodate more than the “Washington media elite,” President-elect… READ MORE

Paul Ryan: Trump mass deportations “not happening”

Published on January 14, 2017
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are working with the Trump transition team on a solution for immigrants brought illegally to this country as kids, House Speaker… READ MORE

Cubans sold everything to reach U.S., now hundreds stranded

by Elida Moreno |
Published on January 14, 2017
Hundreds of Cubans who sold their homes and belongings in pursuit of an American dream that now lays in tatters were stranded in Central America… READ MORE
Cubans Try To Defect In 1951 Chevy Truck

The End of ‘Wet Foot, Dry Foot’ for Cubans?

Published on January 13, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is ending the “wet foot, dry foot” policy that granted residency to Cubans who arrived in the United States without… READ MORE

IRS to Withhold Low Income Taxpayers OWN Money

Published on January 11, 2017
WASHINGTON – The IRS is delaying tax refunds for more than 40 million low-income families this year as the agency steps up efforts to fight… READ MORE
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