Police have arrested a couple hundred people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Opposition leader booed after asking demonstrators for several more days of calm.
Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.
A national police organization and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are protesting President Barack Obama’s nomination of a civil rights attorney for a U.S. Department of Justice position, citing his legal work on the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Nine people were arrested during a protest outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in northern Virginia on Monday morning, authorities say.
Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.
The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.
American Indian activists and others plan to demonstrate against the Washington Redskins’ nickname ahead of the team’s game against the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night.
The House Ethics Committee won’t investigate eight House members arrested during an immigration protest near the Capitol earlier this month.
A convoy of tractor-trailers is circling the Capital Beltway in protest of the federal government and is causing some traffic problems in the Washington area.