George Washington

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First reported 44 mins ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 1 reports

Today in history: A reluctant politician prepares to become president

: A reluctant President-elect George Washington left his estate in Mount Vernon, Va., for New York, where he would be sworn in as the first president of the United States. Washington was a reluctant president. He was 57 years old and wanted to retire. ... [Published The Week Magazine - 44 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Washington Monument to Reopen May 12; Tour Tix on Sale Wednesday

For those of you who commute in and out of DC, you may have noticed that the scaffolding is finally off of the Washington Monument, after repairs were made from the area's rare earthquake on Aug. 23, 2011.The iconic tribute to America's first president ... [Published Centreville Patch - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Insurrection in Western Counties

The current fracas between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and posse comitatus extremists in Nevada doesn't merely go back 20 years as suggested by the litigation record. In a very real way, the problems confronted by President Obama's Administration ... [Published Daily Kos - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Student struck by car is 4th student death at George Washington U. this school year

Carlos Pacanins WASHINGTON -Commencement at George Washington University is a little over a month away. Sadly, one promising senior won't be receiving his diploma.Carlos Pacanins, 23, was hit by a car Friday night trying to cross Route 1 in College Park, ... [Published FOX WTTG Washington - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

VIDEO: Abington Junior High Students celebrate George Washington with portrait unveiling

The spirit of patriotism seemed to inundate the Abington Junior High School Little Theater April 15 as the school’s history club invited students to christen a portrait of the nation’s first president — George Washington.The club was able to secure a ... [Published The Globe - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederates

After the Civil War, Robert E. Lee accepted a position as president of then Washington College. By all accounts, he served the school well and had a nice end-of-life. After his death, Washington College was renamed Washington & Lee.Now, many black people ... [Published Gawker - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

The President’s Table

When French President François Hollande visited Washington in February, President Obama gave him a hand-crafted table. We meet the Chicago-area craftsman who designed and built the table, made in part with wood from George Washington’s Mount Vernon . ... [Published WTTW-TV - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

Apr 15, 2014Copyright © 2014 NewBay Media, LLC. 28 East 28th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016 T(212) 378-0400 F (212) 378- ... [Published Government Video - 21 hours ago]
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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Rezoning sought for Stafford project [The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. :: ]

April 15--A rezoning application has been filed for a mixed-use project off Courthouse Road in Stafford that could become the county's largest community.The project, called George Washington Village, would be built on about 1,056 acres between Courthouse ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Man sexually assaulted in Northwest Washington

A man who asked for directions early Sunday in Northwest Washington was taken into an alley and sexually assaulted by another man at gunpoint, according to D.C. police.The attack occurred about 4 a.m. on Sunday in the 1600 block of 3rd Street NW, near ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Democrats Increasingly Calling Opponents 'Un-American'

The Hill columnist Niall Stanage reports that Democrats have been calling conservatives and Republicans "un-American" in their political debate.Stanage claims that this habit of attacking others' patriotism is "mainly a weapon of the right," but that ... [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 14 2014]

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Ham, Tucker talk to DAR on area’s history [Published Elk Valley Times - 37 mins ago]
Today in history: A reluctant politician prepar... [Published The Week Magazine - 44 mins ago]
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Don’t make me a target [Published Balloon Juice - 2 hours ago]
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Today in History, April 16, 2014 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 5 hours ago]
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Duke Divinity School Closing Convocation [Published Duke University - 8 hours ago]
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Insurrection in Western Counties [Published Daily Kos - 10 hours ago]
Lakewood's civic hall of fame recognizes city p... [Published Press-Telegram - 10 hours ago]
Student struck by car is 4th student death at G... [Published FOX WTTG Washington - 12 hours ago]
Separation of church and Obama [Published Washington Times - 13 hours ago]
Commentary: Do your part to eradicate invasive ... [Published Inside Nova - 14 hours ago]
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(New) Nuclear regulators to discuss Columbia St... [Published KEPR-TV - 15 hours ago]
Editorial: Bundy is a lawbreaker, not a hero: D... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - 15 hours ago]
Century of hallmarks to line African-American H... [Published Tampa Bay Times - 16 hours ago]
VIDEO: Abington Junior High Students celebrate ... [Published The Globe - 16 hours ago]
DLM director Monte Mafnas dies of cancer [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - 17 hours ago]
Pedestrian-Bicycle Footbridge Needed at Traffic... [Published Georgetown Patch - 17 hours ago]
Your Guide to the 2014 House Tour Season [Published Washingtonian.com - 17 hours ago]
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Lunar Eclipse Photos of Blood Moon Dazzle the W... [Published WebProNews Feed - 17 hours ago]
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Don’t make me a target [Published Balloon Juice - 2 hours ago]
I heard people complaining about this yesterday, but it’s exactly what George Washington did at Lexington and Concord: It was Richard Mack, a former Arizona county sheriff and founder of the Constitutional Sheriffs, who had said Monday that the gathered ...
Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 15 2014]
A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, ...
Native Americans Say U.S. Violated Human Rights [Published TIME.com - Apr 14 2014]
(WASHINGTON) — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of getting help with a land claim. The Onondaga Indian Nation says it plans to file a petition at the Organization ...
SCOTUSblog on camera: Orin Kerr – Part five [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 14 2014]
“The Roberts Court”; “the Fourth Amendment Court”; and understanding constitutional values, issues and change. In this five-part interview, Orin Kerr, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law at the George Washington Unversity Law School in ...
Democrats Increasingly Calling Opponents 'Un-Am... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
The Hill columnist Niall Stanage reports that Democrats have been calling conservatives and Republicans "un-American" in their political debate. Stanage claims that this habit of attacking others' patriotism is "mainly a weapon of the right," ...
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