Washington | Closure of the PLO Office in Washington

Washington – The Administration has determined after careful review that the office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington should close. We have permitted the PLO office to conduct operations that support the objective of achieving a lasting, comprehensive peace between Israelis and the Palestinians since the expiration of a … Continue reading Washington | Closure of the PLO Office in Washington

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History of Washington The U.S. State of Washington was admitted as the 42nd state of the union on November 11th, 1889.  Like much of North America, the area comprising modern day Washington state was once home to numbers of ancient indigenous civilizations.  These civilizations found success through fishing and whale hunting along the coasts for … Continue reading Washington

WASHINGTON | Washington DC to investigate Catholic sexual abuse

WASHINGTON— Washington D.C.’s attorney general is launching an investigation into sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the local archdiocese. Attorney General Karl Racine announced the move Tuesday during a regular breakfast meeting among Washington officials. The Washington Archdiocese has been shaken recently by a pair of high-profile sexual abuse scandals — but neither involved abuse … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Washington DC to investigate Catholic sexual abuse

WASHINGTON | Metaphorical Washington ‘swamp’ overrun by actual vermin

WASHINGTON — Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin. But their target isn’t corrupt officials or shady political fixers; it’s Rattus Norvegicus, the common Norway Rat. The nation’s capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom. Washington’s government is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Metaphorical Washington ‘swamp’ overrun by actual vermin

WASHINGTON | Police: Employee shot at Whole Foods in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON — Police say an employee was shot during an attempted robbery at a Whole Foods Market in Washington, D.C. The Metropolitan Police Department says the shooting happened Sunday morning inside the supermarket along a busy shopping strip in northeast Washington. A police spokeswoman says the male employee who was shot was taken to the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Police: Employee shot at Whole Foods in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON | Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

WASHINGTON  — It’s a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington. One of the most famous is the 1987 film “No Way Out,” where Kevin Costner escapes pursuers by taking a subway from Georgetown. No subway station has ever existed in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 12:59 p.m. President Donald Trump talked for about a half hour to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during their flight Monday to Orlando, Florida, for a speech to police chiefs around the world. White House spokesman Hogan Gidley … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump

WASHINGTON | Locking in Tax Cuts

Congressman Gosar Votes In Favor of Tax Reform 2.0 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S (AZ-04) voted in favor of Tax Reform 2.0. This legislation is a package of three bills that permanently locks in place the historic reforms of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Currently, many of the great provisions … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Locking in Tax Cuts