Tag: D.C.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in D.C. shooting

Police in Washington, D.C., have charged Darryl Willard with “assault with intent to kill while armed,” in connection with the shooting early Monday of a transgender woman in southeast D.C. Washington, D.C. police...

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D.C. Region Volunteers Keep Equality Spreading

The following post comes from HRC Regional Field Organizer Christine Sloane . Christine is working hard here in D.C. to support the 30 HRC staff that will be on the ground in 16 states by Election Day, working with HRC-endorsed...

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D.C. Volunteers Make a Difference in NY

I love campaign season. The period leading up to elections can be terribly stressful for many of us, but it can also be tremendously rewarding. I am in western New York right now, where we are working hard every day to make...

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Robocall Targets Gay D.C. Pol

An anonymously released robocall went out to Washington, D.C. residents claiming that Councilmember Jim Graham, who is up for reelection this fall, paid for a woman’s abortion. Advocate.com: Daily...

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Kirven arrested in D.C. protest

Chaz Kirven, right, was among the eight protesters who staged a sit-in Thursday in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s D.C. office, calling for passage of ENDA. Four, including Kirven, were arrested. (Photo e-mailed to Dallas...

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Same-sex marriages begin in D.C.

Today is the first day for same-sex weddings in Washington, D.C. Couples were able to apply for licenses last week, but due to a mandatory waiting period, the licenses couldn’t be issued until today. Beginning at 9 a.m....

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