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Appellate judge on D.C. Circuit seen as early favorite on Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

Appellate judge on D.C. Circuit seen as early favorite on Trump's Supreme Court shortlistBloomberg and the Los Angeles Times are both reporting that the favorite is Brett Kavanaugh, 53, a federal appellate court judge based in Washington, D.C., who previously clerked for Kennedy.



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D.C. Just Voted To End The Tipped Minimum Wage, But The Battle Isn't Over

D.C. Just Voted To End The Tipped Minimum Wage, But The Battle Isn't OverLike most Washington, D.C., residents who headed to the polls Tuesday, Dean



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EPA chief reportedly paid $50 a night for Washington, D.C. condo linked to lobbyist

EPA chief reportedly paid $  50 a night for Washington, D.C. condo linked to lobbyistEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt paid for a single bedroom in the building on a leafy street about a block from the U.S. Capitol, according to reports.



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How D.C. protects rallies like the March for Our Lives

How D.C. protects rallies like the March for Our LivesRepresentatives from more than 75 local, regional and federal agencies converged Saturday morning on the command center to coordinate the logistical and emergency response for the March for Our Lives.



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Live: March for Our Lives demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and around the world

Live: March for Our Lives demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and around the worldHundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in "March for Our Lives" demonstrations around the country on Saturday to call for an end to gun violence.



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Ahead of March for Our Lives, D.C. teens speak out about the gun violence they see every day

Ahead of March for Our Lives, D.C. teens speak out about the gun violence they see every dayIn southeast Washington, D.C., young people say they haven’t been silent about gun violence — it’s just taken the spark of Parkland to get others to notice.



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Baltimore Mayor Vows To Send 3,000 Students To Anti-Gun Rally In D.C.

Baltimore Mayor Vows To Send 3,000 Students To Anti-Gun Rally In D.C.Ahead of the student march for gun control in Washington, D.C., planned for this month, Baltimore’s mayor vowed that thousands of her city’s students will be among the protestors. Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said Tuesday that she will provide 60 buses to transport students to the “March for Our Lives” rally on March 24, which was organized by survivors of last month’s deadly shooting at a Florida high school.



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Rubio Bill Would Let 18-Year-Olds In D.C. Buy Assault-Style Guns — Despite What He Just Said

Rubio Bill Would Let 18-Year-Olds In D.C. Buy Assault-Style Guns -- Despite What He Just SaidWASHINGTON ― Following the deadly school shooting in his home state, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) last week expressed support for raising the minimum age for certain gun purchases from 18 to 21, yet he is not backing away from a bill he proposed that would reduce restrictions on young people obtaining such weapons in the nation’s capital. “I absolutely believe that in this country, if you are 18 years of age, you should not be able to buy a rifle,” he said at a CNN town hall last week, where he faced questions from students and parents affected by the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.



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The Washington D.C. City Government Does Not Participate In The Shutdown

The Washington D.C. City Government Does Not Participate In The ShutdownWASHINGTON ― When the federal government partially shut down in 1995, the local city government closed recreation centers and suspended trash collection while then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich seethed over having having to sit in the back of Air Force One.



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D.C. Archdiocese sues Washington Metro over rejected Christmas ad

D.C. Archdiocese sues Washington Metro over rejected Christmas adThe Archdiocese of Washington has joined the ACLU in challenging the Washington, D.C., metro system’s advertising policies. After an ad with a Christmas theme was rejected, the archdiocese sued the transit authority for violating its First Amendment rights.



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