It’s been 200 years since “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written, and from singing it in classrooms to belting it out at sporting events, it’s a part of this country’s fabric. In the honor of the bicentennial, the Smithsonian launched the kickoff of its anniversary celebration.
Proponents argue the financial transaction tax would serve to reign in the high-risk and speculative behavior on Wall Street that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis.
WASHINGTON — Chaos erupted in Washington, D.C. on Thursday as a dramatic car chase around Capitol Hill left one woman dead and the government on lockdown.
The nation’s capital has long been known as a place full of stuffy gray suits and neatly pressed ties, but these days, designers are loosening the top button.
Neither Virginia nor the District of Columbia has any intention of following Maryland by opening an actual casino.
Lawmakers grew extremely frustrated when questions about the meningitis continued to go unanswered today on Capitol Hill.
It’s not every day you see Democratic and Republican leaders hanging out at the same party in Washington. But when it comes to supporting the troops for Veterans Day, that’s exactly what they did.