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Armed person arrested near White House, lockdown lifted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says a man with a firearm walking near the White House led authorities to briefly lock down the property as a precaution. 86 more words


Politics in America 30: Inauguratin'

P F Sneaze, now The Great Man, stepped up to the plate. It was his turn at bat. Would he hit a home run or would he just bunt? 511 more words

Politics In America

Weekend East City Event Round Up: October 13 – October 15

Thursday, October 13


Torpedo Factory Art Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Day of the Dead with live music, silkscreening, and gallery receptions. … 388 more words

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

President Andrew Jackson’s relationship with Congress was not always cordial. In fact, it was often outright combative, and he disliked being reminded of that every time he glanced in the direction of the US Capitol Building. 90 more words


American Journal - Page 9

Continuing with my journal following a short break, I am still in Washington, spending an inordinate ( and from my point today it seems ) an unnecessary amount of time talking about things such as traffic congestion and social or class boundaries. 596 more words

The "Pocket Constitution" makes a comeback

As we celebrate the 229th birthday of the Constitution, the mini, pocket edition has made a comeback.

After Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim soldier killed in Iraq, waved his pocket Constitution during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, sales have soared and pocket Constitutions are flying off the shelves. 568 more words

News And Events


Trump International Hotel – a retreat fit for a president? Donald Trump’s new $200 million hotel in Washington, D.C., boasts a 6,300 square foot luxury suite bearing his name (and it will open two months before the U.S. 699 more words