By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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A D.C. fire department spokesman has been placed on administrative leave for comments he made online characterizing a protest by firefighters against fire department leadership as "racist."
Comments made by a senior fire department spokesman on his personal social media accounts that characterized protests against the D.C. fire chief as racist disappeared shortly after the spokesman confirmed he was the author.
D.C. firefighters and department officials are disputing whether orders were issued to rein in the possibility of protests at Mayor Vincent C. Gray's State of the District address, scheduled for Tuesday.
Feds to enforce overnight-camping ban at Occupy D.C.; Virginia considers drug testing for welfare recipients; Fire Chief Ellerbe feels the heat; Va. judge allows redistricting suit to continue; O'Malley seeks minority support for gay marriage; Federal law might halt nationalizing D.C. war memorial; Metro workers disciplined for 10-car train; D.C. cracks down on illegal taxi company.
As Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe on Tuesday touted the D.C. fire department's accomplishments during his first year as its leader, firefighters and emergency medical services workers had a message for him: They want better leadership.
A quote carved in stone on the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington will be changed after the inscription was criticized for not accurately reflecting the civil rights leader's words.
Edwin L. Fountain says a teenager who walks around the Mall and takes in the ornate, circular memorial to World War II just might wonder whatever happened to World War I.
President Obama offered love and support to U.S. autoworkers last week in Michigan, praising their comeback and also touting his administration's role in keeping them afloat when many Republican critics of the bailouts said the government should let the companies fail.
Montgomery County police are investigating the killing of a Germantown woman and the disappearance of her 11-year-old son.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray says he has found $316,000 in the city's budget to keep the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library open on Sundays.
Dear Mr. President, I know this is a very busy week as you vacation with your family, try to stay on top of nation's affairs and prepare your remarks for the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial Sunday.
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Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., who largely has avoided the public eye of late, said in a rare interview Saturday that he is a public servant, not a perfect one, and didn't rule out a future run at higher office.
And she'd say, 'Well, this is no picnic for me either, buster.'