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  • March 6, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, a major winter storm hit the Mid-Atlantic area. Washington, D.C., was spared, while some areas of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland saw as much as a foot of snow. Also, a filibuster led by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul over drone use stalled the confirmation of John Brennan to be director of the CIA. Continue reading

  • May 19, 2011   BY Elizabeth Shell  

    When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he sinks his teeth into his hobby: blogging about — and eating — ethnic food in and around Washington, D.C. The aptly named … Continue reading

  • May 19, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    By Elizabeth Shell When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he gets to sink his teeth into his hobby: blogging about — and eating — ethnic food in and around … Continue reading

  • January 16, 2007  

    Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Vice President Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. Libby is accused of perjury and obstruction of justice in the investigation into the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame’s identity. Continue reading

  • June 27, 2006  

    The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Richard Carmona discusses the report released Tuesday confirming that there is no risk-free level of exposure to second-hand smoke. The report reveals that the only way to protect non-smokers is to ban smoking in public places. Continue reading