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Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas covers Capitol Hill for The Washington Times. She can be reached at jklimas@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jacqueline Klimas

King followers now back a multitude of rights from gays to women to animals

Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. laid out his dream at the March on Washington, those who flocked to the Mall on Wednesday in commemoration said his struggle for civil rights has blossomed into a broader movement encompassing gay, women's, immigrants' and animals' rights. Published August 28, 2013

President Obama awards Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in a White House ceremony Monday. Sgt. Carter received the medal for his courageous actions Oct. 3, 2009, while serving as a cavalry scout with the 4th Infantry Division in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

Army sergeant receives Medal of Honor for valor in Afghanistan

President Obama presented Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter with the nation's highest military honor Monday for actions in 2009 in Afghanistan that included providing emergency first aid to a wounded soldier and carrying him off the battlefield while under Taliban fire. Published August 26, 2013