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DC commonly refers to:* Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States of America - Source: Wikipedia

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    This column is going to read like an endorsement in the D.C. race for mayor.

  • Councilwoman Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) speaks to reporters before a Committee of the Whole Meeting at the Wilson Building, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, February 4, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    SIMMONS: Women set themselves apart in D.C. mayor's race

    If you're interested in reading tit-for-tat rhetoric being spewed in the "war on women," this isn't the column for you today.

  • 'Too many' The family of Medric Cecil Mills Jr. surrounds attorney Karen Evans as she says they are fighting the District not only on behalf of the man who died after medics refused to treat him, but also for other casualties of the city's public duty doctrine. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Family challenges D.C. law protecting medics after man dies near fire station

    For decades, the "public duty doctrine" has been cited by judges across the country to dismiss any number of cases seeking to hold police, firefighters and paramedics accountable for seemingly egregious violations of their duty.

  • SIMMONS: Bias, prejudice and discrimination come in many forms

    Sometimes, human conditions get the best of us. Take the LGBT movement's precondition propositions, the railings against Condoleezza Rice joining a traditional all-boys club or school budget policies that are tilted against level playing fields for children.

  • Military maps out Obama inauguration security

    This year's presidential inauguration parade route runs about 30 feet and looks to take about 20 seconds to traverse — or at least it does on the scale model laid across the floor of the D.C. Armory.

  • Disarray at D.C. youth agency is endemic, records say

    The D.C. agency charged with rehabilitating youth offenders has squandered and underutilized resources intended for youth services during a period in which dozens of managers have left or been forced out of the agency, according to legislative oversight documents obtained through a public-records request.

  • The emergence of Nick DeLeon, 22, coincides with D.C. United's return to prominence in MLS, according to coach Ben Olsen. United, who face Houston in Leg 2 of the Eastern Conference final Sunday, are in the playoffs for the first time since 2007. (Associated Press)

    D.C. United's Nick DeLeon rising to the occasion in playoffs

    Upon joining D.C. United some 10 months ago, Nick DeLeon envisioned himself thriving on the biggest stages MLS has to offer. How quickly such events would transpire, of course, was a mystery. But he was confident it would be soon.

  • Initiative 70 delivered 30,000 signatures to ban corporate contributions to local politicians during a press conference held at Judiciary Square on Monday, July 9, 2012, in the District (Raymond Thompson/The Washington Times)

    Petitioners for D.C. corporate political donations ban sprint to get the issue before voters

    D.C. activist Bryan Weaver said he was surprised to find his name missing from a master list of voters that the D.C. Board of Elections considers to be valid signers of a petition that may lead to a ban on direct corporate contributions to the city’s political campaigns.

  • Puerto Rico referendum could revitalize D.C. statehood debate

    As Puerto Rico prepares to hold its first status referendum in 14 years this November, a leading advocate for D.C. statehood said he sees strong parallels between the two jurisdictions' political situations.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Election results still in doubt but not McDonnell; Evans' challenger quits, say victim of 'intimidation campaign'; Nationals' Ramos kidnapped in Venezuela; Bowie Police: Girls Scouts robbed of cookie dough; Occupy Wall Streeters marching to D.C.; Thousands arrested in D.C. for expired tags, registration; Maryland residents filing civil rights case against new redistricting; D.C. juvenile justice agency settles with ex-employee.

  • Neil Godleski

    Shooting victim's family sues over DYRS 'failures'

    The family of a Catholic University student who was fatally shot while bicycling through Petworth last year has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, accusing the agency of failing to supervise the 16-year-old murder suspect committed to its custody.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Familiar face in Wal-Mart deal; Trial begins in Lululemon murder case; Questions raised about Fairfax sheriff's retirement plan; Former DYRS superintendent reaches settlement; Metrobus accidents increasing; Two fatally shot in D.C.; Five robberies in Northwest Washington; 7-Eleven looking to hire 38 residents 'on the spot'; Gansler: Natural gas companies pressuring Md. residents to sell property.

  • SIMMONS: Gray breaks mayor's oath with stance on illegals

    There are so many loopholes in U.S. immigration laws that it is impossible to cover them all in a single newspaper column, but one immigration issue is not up for debate.

  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Maryland moving toward gas-tax hike for transportation needs; D.C. council pins hopes on new agency; Report: Virginia must improve Medicaid program; Md. Rep. Edwards critical of redistricting map; Agents at Dulles find 245 grams of cocaine in doorknob; Poll: Most Marylanders want wind energy; McDonnell invites Obama to tour quake damage; Metro released proposed changes to station names.

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