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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 4:40 PM

Cardin Opposes Tillerson for Secretary of State

Cardin Opposes Tillerson for Secretary of State

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he can't support President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state. Read »

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 at 12:18 AM

From Protests to Pomp: Dramatic Moments of Inauguration Day

It's been a busy day in D.C. during a transfer of power that -- no matter where you sit on the political spectrum -- is getting everyone talking. Read »

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 9:40 PM

Metro to Run Extra Trains Friday for March for Life

Metro to Run Extra Trains Friday for March for Life

Metro plans to add extra midday rail service for Friday's March for Life rally, officials announced Monday. Read »

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:52 AM

3 D.C. Council Members, Mayor to Watch Parade

3 D.C. Council Members, Mayor to Watch Parade

Only three of the District of Columbia's 13 council members plan to view the presidential inauguration from the Wilson Building. Read »

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:24 AM

McAuliffe, Northam to Attend Women's March

McAuliffe, Northam to Attend Women's March

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he will march with a leading abortion-rights advocate at a rally the day after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Read »

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:11 AM

Lawmaker Fires Aide Behind Fake News Site

Lawmaker Fires Aide Behind Fake News Site

A Maryland lawmaker has fired a legislative aide who was behind a fake news site that accused Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of election-rigging. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Northam Has Slight Fundraising Edge in Race for Governor

Northam Has Slight Fundraising Edge in Race for Governor

Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has a slight early lead in the money race in Virginia's closely watched 2017 gubernatorial contest. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 5:23 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: Peaceful Transfer of Power?

Sherwood's Notebook: Peaceful Transfer of Power?

No one really knows how many people are coming to Washington to celebrate Inauguration Day on Friday or to participate in assorted protests. But there will be a lot. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:47 AM

Poll: Young Americans Fear They Will Be Worse Off Post-Trump

Poll: Young Americans Fear They Will Be Worse Off Post-Trump

As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about... Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 5:21 PM

Dozens of House Democrats to Boycott Trump's Inauguration

Dozens of House Democrats to Boycott Trump's Inauguration

The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a protest of the New York businessman's policies and his repeated criticism of... Read »

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