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It appears both gun control and gun rights activists in Washington could have a say at the ballot box on whether the so-called "gun show loophole" that allows private dealers to sell guns without conducting background checks should be closed.
Dr. Ben Carson's weekly opinion column in The Washington Times will now be syndicated nationwide with Creators Syndicate, the newspaper announced Friday.
The defenseman was named to the United States' 25-man roster for the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday, and with five days remaining until roster decisions must be made, three other Capitals are forced to wait it out.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the country is headed in the wrong direction, and 70 percent aren't confident the federal government will make progress on important problems and issues in the country in 2014.
Though the Obama administration hasn't provided specific demographic details on who has signed up for health insurance through the president's health care law, it's clear from heavy advertising campaigns that so-called "young invincibles" are among the most coveted.
Capitals defenseman John Carlson made the final roster for Team USA, which will participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next month. The 25-man roster was announced following the NHL's Winter Classic on Wednesday at University of Michigan Stadium between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs.
President Obama eventually embraced and used the term "Obamacare," a word opponents of his signature health care law — formally called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — began employing during the legislative debate and after it passed in 2010.
New Hampshire state Rep. David Campbell has apologized for running over some ducks that didn't get out of the way of his BMW on Dec. 23, saying that the incident was accidental and unintentional.
The running back, who joined the Redskins' practice squad in November, was among four practice squad players whose rights were retained by the team heading into next season.
Bevell's and McDermott's teams are currently in the playoffs, but because each has a first-round bye, they will be permitted to interview for coaching jobs through Jan. 5. After that, they may not interview until their team's postseason has ended.
Calling attention to a crime that affects one out of six American women, President Obama on Tuesday signed a proclamation observing January as "National Stalking Awareness Month."
Sen. Bob Casey, Pennsylvania Democrat, said that if extending unemployment benefits for an estimated 1.3 million people who were cut off on Dec. 28 requires finding spending offsets elsewhere, Congress "can and should" ferret out the savings to do it.
Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, says his New Year's Resolution for 2014 is to improve an area of what he called his own "dismal performance" in 2013: baseball trivia.
A little something for January? The Republican National Committee has conjured up a wish list of President Obama's goals for 2014 - all conveniently included in free e-cards for GOPers who want to share the sentiments with family and friends. And maybe a few foes, perhaps.
Two new polls show President Obama's approval rating remains below 50 percent, but that it's ticked back up after plummeting in the wake of a string of terrible news for, and missteps by, the administration, notably the botched rollout of his health care law and new revelations about National Security Agency surveillance.
The outside linebacker will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee next week to repair a torn lateral meniscus he sustained in the Redskins' Week 3 loss to the Detroit Lions.
New Hampshire state Rep. David Campbell has admitted to smashing into a group of ducks — reportedly killing at least one — and leaving the scene before police arrived.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Monday that the mandate in President Obama's health care law stipulating that virtually all Americans must buy health insurance or pay a fine wasn't necessary.
Former Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Republican, said in his weekly column that "raising the minimum wage actually harms those at the bottom of the income ladder" and raising it by "government decree" "appeals to those who do not understand economics."