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Obama often the beneficiary of Confederate cleansing in South
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:42:52 -0400

The push to scrub the Confederacy from the public square has reverberated in favor of President Barack Obama, a Chicagoan by way of Hawaii whose name is popping up on signs and structures throughout the South.

The latest entity to be Obama'd is J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia, ...


Theodore McCarrick, former D.C. archbishop, removed from ministry over ‘credible’ sex abuse claim
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:33:51 -0400

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry for allegedly sexually abusing a teenager nearly 50 years ago when he was a priest in the Archdiocese of New York.

In a statement Wednesday, Mr. McCarrick said an investigation launched several months ago to ...


Muriel Bowser, D.C. mayor, wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:49:20 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser easily secured the Democratic Party nomination Tuesday night as she seeks a second term in office.

Voters also approved a ballot initiative that will restructure the payment system for waiters, bartenders and other tipped employees in bars and restaurants.

Bowser campaigned on ...


NPS weighing ‘white civil rights rally’ proposed outside White House by ‘Unite the Right’ organizer
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:23:09 -0400

The National Park Service is in the process of deciding whether to permit a "white civil rights rally" proposed to happened mere steps from the White House this summer.

Park officials have approved an application submitted by Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who orchestrated the "Unite the Right" ...


Republican Party of Maryland courts independent, Democratic voters
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:54:49 -0400

With primary elections just days away, the Republican Party of Maryland is targeting independent — and even some Democratic — voters by citing lower taxes, more jobs and greater bipartisanship under the deep-blue state's GOP administration.

"We view independents as immediately more available to a Republican message," said Dirk Haire, ...


Initiative 77’s fate to be decided by D.C. Council
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:32:56 -0400

D.C. voters have approved a measure to end the tipped-worker wage, but the initiative's fate rests with the D.C. Council, which can still kill the proposal.

Ten of the council's 13 members — as well as the mayor, business owners and tipped workers themselves — opposed Initiative 77, which 55 ...


Allison Hrabar, Justice Department paralegal, harassed Kirstjen Nielsen at Mexican restaurant
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:40:51 -0400

One of the shouting socialists who chased Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen out of a D.C. Mexican restaurant Tuesday night is a Justice Department worker.

Democratic Socialists of America member Allison Hrabar reveled in her actions Wednesday to the Washington Examiner, saying it "feels really good to confront ...


Trump International Hotel should lose liquor license, clergymen tell D.C. alcohol board
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:38:12 -0400

Donald Trump isn't good enough to sell booze.

That's what a group of religious leaders is reportedly telling the local alcohol-control board in the District of Columbia, saying his hotel should lose its liquor license on the moral-character clauses contained in such licenses.

According to a report Wednesday by the ...


Washington D.C. bars see World Cup boom despite U.S.‘s absence
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:37:00 -0400

When Philippe Coutinho's shot curled through the air and ricocheted off the right upright for Brazil's opening goal at the 2018 World Cup against Switzerland, everyone at The Grill From Ipanema, even a waitress holding a tray of food, stopped to cheer.

The Brazilian bar and restaurant in Adams Morgan ...


Maryland to remove border National Guard due to Trump policy
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:35:36 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland will recall the four National Guard members Gov. Larry Hogan sent to the U.S.-Mexico border and will not deploy other resources until a federal policy of separating immigrant children from their families is rescinded, the governor announced Tuesday.

Hogan wrote on his Twitter account that ...


Kevin Zeese, demonstrators want Donald Trump to pardon Julian Assange
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:36:10 -0400

President Trump has been in a pardoning mood lately, and Kevin Zeese has a suggestion on who should be next on his list.

Mr. Zeese, co-director of the social justice group Popular Resistance, and about 15 fellow demonstrators braved the blazing sun and sticky humidity outside the White House on ...


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