Bicyclists who are found even 1 percent at fault in an accident often cannot get compensation for injuries. That would change under proposed legislation before the D.C. Council, but two legislators are sparring over the extent of the law.
"I commend the District of Columbia, Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Council of the District of Columbia for raising the District's minimum wage," said President Barack Obama in a statement on Monday evening.
A tie vote Thursday in the Supreme Court dealt a severe blow to an executive order by President Obama that would have allowed some 4 million undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation, including thousands in the Washington region.
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