Religious leaders press for stronger gun control

Religious leaders press for stronger gun control

WASHINGTON – A coalition of 47 religious groups Tuesday demanded action on gun control, calling a lack of responsible regulation “morally mistaken and religiously repugnant.” The group, Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, met with reporters at the United Methodist...
Few states meet highway group’s safety standards

Few states meet highway group’s safety standards

WASHINGTON — Only 14 states and the District of Columbia made significant progress towards ratifying key highway safety laws in 2012, according to a report released Tuesday by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. The 10th annual highway safety report released...
Norton Holds Raffle for Inaugural Tickets

Norton Holds Raffle for Inaugural Tickets

WASHINGTON– Taxation without representation has yet another disadvantage: fewer tickets to the presidential inauguration on Jan. 21. D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton received fewer than 200 tickets for her district, not nearly enough to fill the 4,000 requests she...

Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai meets with McConnell, other senators

WASHINGTON — Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai spent the second day of his Washington trip meeting with a small group of senators at the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. Karzai met with Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in his Senate office. They were...