13K+ Sign Petition for Md. Schools to Start After Labor DayThe push for school starting after Labor Day in Maryland hit another milestone Thursday as advocates unveiled the results of their petition drive to sign up supporters of the plan.
D.C. Residents Petition to Rename H St., Benning Rd. After Marion BarryIn the wake of his death early Sunday morning, some D.C. residents are petitioning to honor the life of Marion Barry with a street named after the former D.C. mayor and council member.
Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super BowlA recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year's biggest football game got the "Eat Singer" thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.
Report: Rep. Conyers More Than 400 Signatures Short To Appear On BallotA petition review finds that longtime U.S. Rep. John Conyers does not have enough signatures to appear on the August ballot.
NAACP Turning Over Petition To Pressure DOJ On Trayvon Martin CaseNAACP President Ben Jealous says he plans to turn over petitions with more than 1.7 million signatures calling on the Department of Justice to pursue charges against George Zimmerman for violating Trayvon Martin's civil rights.
Petition Filed on White House Website Wants Batman RecastA petition has been filed on the White House website petitioning the Obama administration to "denounce the selection of Ben Affleck".
Snowden 'National Hero' Petition On White House Website Passes 100,000 SignaturesA petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures.
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Won't Take Abortion Doctor Killer's CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition to review the case of an anti-abortion extremist who claims his constitutional rights were violated during the state and federal trials that sent him to prison for life for the sniper-style slaying of an abortion provider.
White House Petition Asks For Congress Members To Wear Logos Of Financial BackersCould Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s work attire resemble that of NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson? If one White House petition has its way, then the answer is yes.
The Wacky World of White House PetitionsIn 2011, the First Amendment and the 21st century came together in the form of petitions.whitehouse.gov, a tool created by President Obama's administration that allows anyone with an internet connection to send petitions directly to the White House.
Thousands Sign US Petition To Deport Piers Morgan Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported from the U.S. over his gun control views.
Petition Calls For Obama, Congress To Lose Pay If No Fiscal Cliff Deal Gets DoneA new petition on the White House website is calling for President Obama and Congress to lose their pay if a “fiscal cliff” deal does not get done.

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