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People crowded the streets of Pennsylvania Ave near Freedom Plaza for JAMMIN DC, a Caribbean and Ethiopian Music and Arts Festival, on Sunday, September 14. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times

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Former long time council member Carol Schwartz speaks to a reporter before announcing her official campaign for Mayor of Washington, D.C. at Freedom Plaza across from the Wilson Building the day after the Board of Elections certifies that CarolÕs name will be on the ballot, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former long time council member Carol Schwartz speaks to a reporter before announcing her official campaign for Mayor of Washington, D.C. at Freedom Plaza across from the Wilson Building the day after the Board of Elections certifies that CarolÕs name will be on the ballot, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former long time council member Carol Schwartz speaks to a reporter before announcing her official campaign for Mayor of Washington, D.C. at Freedom Plaza across from the Wilson Building the day after the Board of Elections certifies that CarolÕs name will be on the ballot, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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With the U.S. Capitol in the distance, singer Jackson Browne performs for a small crowd at Freedom Plaza, the site of a protest encampment, on Monday. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

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A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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A small group holds a candle light vigil on Freedom Plaza to remember the victims of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Zach Monteith, of Washington, D.C., shouts out in a chant during a short rally in front of The White House to protest the Keystone Pipeline, in a march which began at Freedom Plaza, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Arthur Marshall, of Washington, D.C., is joined by his two sons (not in photo) as he shouts out in a chant during a short rally in front of The White House to protest the Keystone Pipeline, in a march which began at Freedom Plaza, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Hannah Moore, of Arlington, Va., shouts out in a chant during a short rally in front of The White House to protest the Keystone Pipeline, in a march which began at Freedom Plaza, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People carry signs against the backdrop of office buildings, during a march to protest the Keystone Pipeline, which began at Freedom Plaza, as it passes by The White House, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People march from Freedom Plaza en route to The White House to protest the Keystone Pipeline, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People march from Freedom Plaza en route to The White House to protest the Keystone Pipeline, in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Taxicab drivers demonstrate Tuesday in Freedom Plaza against a bill that, among its provisions, requires cabs to have credit card readers and new meters that provide printed receipts. The D.C. Council passed the bill. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Taxicab drivers demonstrate Tuesday in Freedom Plaza against a bill that, among its provisions, requires cabs to have credit card readers and new meters that provide printed receipts. The D.C. Council passed the bill. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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As temperatures reached an unusual high, Washington, D.C. native James Fisher, 70, seeks shelter from the sun behind a colorful umbrella at the Occupy DC encampment he has called home since October of 2011 at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 15, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters cover the statue of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in the center of McPherson Square with a large blue tarp at noon on the day of a deadline the National Park Service set to remove camping material from McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC, Monday, January 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Park Police officers Lt. Steve Godfrey, left, and Sgt. Todd Reid are followed by Occupy DC protesters after they check out a large blue tarp which protesters used to cover the statue of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in the center of McPherson Square at noon on the day of a deadline the National Park Service set to remove camping material from McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC, Monday, January 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters cover the statue of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in the center of McPherson Square with a large blue tarp at noon on the day of a deadline the National Park Service set to remove camping material from McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC, Monday, January 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Occupy DC protesters Christopher Seerden of Santa Cruz, Calif., left, and Sean Maupin, right, of Lawrence, KA yell and dance after protesters cover the statue of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in the center of McPherson Square with a large blue tarp, right, at noon on the day of a deadline the National Park Service set to remove camping material from McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza, Washington, DC, Monday, January 30, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)