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Man Self-Immolates On The National Mall, Dies In Hospital
A D.C. police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire Friday afternoon on the Mall has died of his injuries at a Washington hospital. Read more...
A Libertarian activist who posted a July Fourth video of himself loading live ammunition into a shotgun in downtown Washington, D.C. was reportedly arrested late Tuesday. Read more...
Five years after the greed and recklessness of Wall Street criminals crashed the economy, Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is finally making some arrests. But it’s not Wall Street bankers sitting in jail. No, it’s 27 struggling homeowners and foreclosure victims who went to D.C. to demand the end of Too Big to Jail. Read more...
Occupy Our Homes, the Home Defenders League, and others are joining fed-up homeowners who are ready to demand action from the DOJ against criminal bankers. Read more...
Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on their version of the Violence Against Women Act, which excludes protections for Native American women. Native women are more likely to be victims of violence than any other ethnic group in the United States. This is unacceptable. Read more...

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New from the Sunlight Foundation is a new site with searchable legislative data for all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Read more...
President Barack Obama thanked supporters Sunday evening during a candlelight inauguration gala at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., commending them for their commitment to "the basic notion that when we put our shoulders Read more...
Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Tueday said that President Barack Obama may have "gone native" when he mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney by pointing out that the U.S. military no longer used as many "horses and bayonets." During the Read more...
Former "ER" star Noah Wyle was among 100 protesters arrested on Capitol Hill Monday during a demonstration urging Congress not to cut Medicaid. Read more...
Occupy protestors from San Diego, California are stuck at the Amarillo Greyhound station as of Saturday night after they say the bus driver kicked them off because he didn't approve of the Occupy movement. Read more...