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The US Senate side of the US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, November 5, 2014. Republicans captured a majority in the US Senate on Tuesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Washington, D.C.

With making travel plans, packing, and paying for a holiday vacation, you can become extremely stressed. A staycation is stress free alternative to a holiday vacation. Relax, rest, and rediscover the gems in the city. If you are taking a holiday staycation in Washington DC, here is what you should do.

12/06/2014

Lighting ceremony of the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony at the Ellipse December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Best 2014 Holiday Events In Washington, D.C.

Christmas trees, evergreen wreaths and holiday music are sure signs that the very best time of year has arrived once again. Here’s an update on some fun holiday events happening in and around the District.

12/01/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker: ‘We Are Under Invasion’

One Republican lawmaker says the U.S. is being invaded as tens of thousands of children from Central America have illegally crossed the border since last October.

06/27/2014

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol.

06/26/2014

File photo of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Brewer To Obama: ‘Dangerous And Unconscionable’ To Send Illegal Immigrant Families From Texas To Arizona

Calling it dangerous and unconscionable, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday sent a letter to President Barack Obama criticizing reports that immigration officials sent migrant families from Texas to Arizona, later dropping them off at Greyhound stations in Phoenix and Tucson.

06/03/2014

Making a weaving string of comments on immigration reform at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation economic summit in Washington, the California Democrat said that “as a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship” for illegal immigrants.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: ‘As A Country, We Cannot Prohibit A Path To Citizenship’ For Illegal Aliens

Making a weaving string of comments on immigration reform at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation economic summit in Washington, the California Democrat said that “as a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship” for illegal immigrants.

05/15/2014

Abandoned cars line Highway 70 East on Feb. 13, 2014 in Raleigh, N.C. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Along East Coast Leaves At Least 21 Dead

Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead, including a pregnant woman struck by a mini-plow in New York City whose baby was then born by cesarean section in critical condition.

02/14/2014

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials. (Getty Images)

Report: Immigrants Getting Better At Fighting Deportations

Nearly half of immigrants facing deportation have won their cases in the last year, says study.

02/14/2014

Frederick, Md. (Photo credit: Patricia Galloway)

Power Outages From Ice Storm Drop Below 16,000 in Md.

Utilities are making steady progress in restoring power to tens of thousands, but one utility says some Maryland residents will be in the dark until Saturday.

02/07/2014

(Photo credit: Stefan Zaklin/ Getty Images)

MARC Train Delayed, Then Stopped Completely By Downed Trees

Icy conditions caused tricky commutes for many people in the D.C. region Wednesday, but it completely prevented some MARC Brunswick line riders from reaching their destinations.

02/05/2014

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