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Jeff Hulbert from Annapolis, Maryland, dressed in a protective suit and mask holds a poster demanding for a halt of all flights from West Africa, as he protests outside the White House in Washington, DC on October 16, 2014. Top US health officials faced a grilling Thursday by lawmakers infuriated over the nation's fumbling response to the Ebola outbreak, as the Obama administration scrambles to contain the disease's spread. (Photo: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Annapolis Man, Republicans Press for Ebola Travel Ban

House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from the virus’s deadly reach. Administration officials resisted, as anxiety over the disease raced through the country and rattled the White House and Capitol Hill.

10/16/2014

OMA + OLIN design selected for the 11th Street Bridge Park. (Photo credit: BridgePark.org)

Design For 11th Street Bridge Park Chosen

After a seven month nationwide competition, the winning design for a planned park on the old 11th Street Bridge that connected D.C.’s Capitol Hill and Anacostia neighborhoods has been chosen.

10/16/2014

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Statehood Hearing For D.C. Unlikely to Spur Change

Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are any closer to gaining representation on Capitol Hill.

09/15/2014

File photo of the Capitol building. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

D.C. Statehood to Get Hearing on Capitol Hill

The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.

09/08/2014

Musicians on the National Symphony Orchestra. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

National Symphony to Perform in D.C.’s Brookland, NoMa Neighborhoods

The National Symphony Orchestra plans to take its music to the northeast Washington neighborhoods of Brookland and NoMa next year.

06/25/2014

The skyline of Washington, D.C. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Subcommittee Weighing $600 Million Funding for D.C.

A House subcommittee is scheduled to take up a bill that includes more than $600 million in funds for the District of Columbia.

06/18/2014

President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.  (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Obama To Sign Executive Order Extending Federal LGBT Protections

President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.

06/16/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cantor’s Staff Reportedly Spends Thousands of Dollars at Capitol Hill Bar

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor won’t be stepping down until the end of July, but his congressional staff reportedly spent thousands of dollars on a going-away party Wednesday night at a Capitol Hill watering hole.

06/12/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead After Explosion, Fire Identified

Washington police have identified a man found dead after an explosion and fire in a condominium building near Capitol Hill.

06/11/2014

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki would be granted more authority to fire or demote senior executives under a bill headed to the House floor. The measure comes as pressure builds on Capitol Hill to overhaul the beleaguered agency in response to allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

House Bill Proposes To Speed VA Firings As Outcry Grows Larger

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki would be granted more authority to fire or demote senior executives under a bill headed to the House floor. The measure comes as pressure builds on Capitol Hill to overhaul the beleaguered agency in response to allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths.

05/21/2014

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