Category: News

House Democrats sing “Na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye” to Republicans
In the above video from the House floor, once Wolf Blitzer shuts up, you can hear Democrats taunt Republicans with a portion of the 1960s Steam song, “Na na na [...]
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Orange meltdown
CBS News Correspondent John Dickerson pressed Trump on his baseless claim that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, and Trump abruptly cut off the interview. Watch this brief display of 45’s [...]
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New Data on DC LGBTQ Youth
David Mariner of The DC Center reports: Results from the 2015 District of Columbia Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education [...]
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Jason Chaffetz announces retirement from House
Strike up the band! Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), one of the worst homophobes in the U.S. House of Representatives and a frequent meddler in D.C. affairs, announced today that he [...]
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US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan
Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne report at CNN. The bomb is called MOAB. It is 21,600 pounds and is GPS-guided, dropped by an MC-130 aircraft on ISIS targets in Afghanistan. [...]
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Cosby’s books join ‘most challenged’ list
Graham Bowley reports at NYT: Bill Cosby’s “Little Bill” children’s book series was among the 10 “most challenged” books in 2016, according to a list compiled by the American Library [...]
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DC Surrogacy legalization becomes law
At long last, the Collaborative Reproduction Amendment Act, legalizing and regulating surrogate parenting agreements in the District, took effect on April 7 after completion of its congressional review period. It [...]
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FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Carter Page
WaPo reports: The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe [...]
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Nebraska State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling That Struck Down Nation’s Last Ban On LGBT Adoption
Joe My God reports on the ACLU reaction: The Nebraska Supreme Court today upheld a lower court decision which strikes down a decades old ban on gay and lesbian foster [...]
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LGBT advocates criticize nominee for Army secretary
(Photo of Mark E. Green by Erik Schelzig/Associated Press) Helene Cooper and Maggie Haberman report at NYT: A Tennessee state senator who has criticized federal attempts to bar discrimination against [...]
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