D.C. voting rights activists are renewing their push to have President Obama add the "No taxation without representation" slogan that represents the District's lack of state's rights to the license plates of the presidential limousine.
Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski has been confirmed as the chair of the prestigious Senate Appropriations Committee, making her the first woman ever to service in that role.
A judge sided with Perdue in a controversial case where environmentalists tried to pin run-off from chicken waste on the poultry supplier.
The mother of a student at Georgetown University was among those killed in the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., and the Georgetown University Law Center is raising funds in her name.
Maryland lawmakers are lining up a slate of new laws aimed at gun control, but some say Virginia's shift in the opposite directions may result in negligible effects for the region.
A group of interfaith leaders met with lawmakers on Thursday to press what they say are the "moral priorities" involved in the on-going fiscal cliff negotiations on Capitol Hill.
The ranks of D.C. natives who have served in the military are a step closer to receiving an honor currently denied them: having the D.C. flag flown at their military ceremonies.
Virginia is getting a bad review from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for failing to spend more than $38 million in federal homeland security grand funding it received between 2008 and 2010.
Services for people with mental disabilities and substance abuse problems in Arlington are about to say goodbye to a neighborhood center that has offered services for the last four years.
After serving for four years, the University of the District of Columbia has fired Allen Sessoms as president.
Plans for a new north-south highway in Northern Virginia could make way for an expansion of the freight capacity of Dulles Airport; studies of both projects are now underway.