A pack of vocal protesters barged into the D.C. Council chamber Tuesday with a gift for Ward 4 Democrat Muriel Bowser.
A group of Ward 7 residents has asked the District's Office of Campaign Finance to investigate D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander's use of constituent service funds to determine if she violated fundraising and conflict of interest laws.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by female Wal-Mart employees that could determine the fate of what has been described as the largest class-action sex-discrimination claim in U.S. history — one that seeks billions of dollars in back pay from the giant retailer.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of at least 500,000 women claiming that Wal-Mart favors men over women in pay and promotions.
Christine Kwapnoski hasn't done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days.
I wasn't planning to write about the Apple iPad 2; I wasn't even anticipating getting my hands on one for a while. But a combination of circumstances led me to the Apple Store at the Columbia Mall on Friday afternoon. There, along with, I'd estimate, 300 of my closest new friends, I stood in line for about three hours just to buy one.
City Hall has a plan: Plug D.C. residents into jobs and careers that will be provided by major economic development projects, and money will again begin to flow into the city's shallow coffers.
Some Muslim interest groups have warned Congress that an upcoming hearing is "fear mongering" and a "cottage industry of hate."
Two close advisers and a fundraiser for D.C. Council member Yvette M. Alexander are paid members of Wal-Marts local "consulting team" now promoting a retail outlet in Ward 7, which Ms. Alexander represents, according to the Arkansas-based retailer.