The former defense secretary warned that national security is "tied inextricably to our alliances," following Trump's decision to abandon the Syrian Kurds.
The GOP senator's vote to confirm a man accused of sexual assault to the Supreme Court sparked outrage. Now she's using it to raise money.
The State Department blocked Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, from testifying before a House impeachment panel.
Musician and political activist Jackson Browne gave a free performance at Occupy Washington DC in Freedom Plaza on Monday, just four days after visiting Zuccotti Park in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street. "Music is like the heartbeat," Browne told HuffPost, speaking about the importance of music within the Occupy movement. In D.C., he performed five songs for roughly a hundred listeners ranging from occupiers to passers-by, loyal Browne fans to workers on their lunch break.
The Christmas spirit officially swept into the nation's capital Thursday night as hundreds of families and onlookers assembled on the Ellipse to witness President Obama and his family light the national Christmas tree. Standing at just 26 feet tall, this year's tree is noticeably smaller than the previous official Christmas tree, which was brought down in a February storm after 30 years in service. "But we all know that this tradition is much larger than any single tree," Obama reminded the crowd in his address.
Occupy DC demonstrators in McPherson Square received a tasty treat Tuesday afternoon when the co-founders of ice cream giant Ben and Jerry's, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, stopped by to scoop ice cream and show their support. "Ben and Jerry's has proved that a corporation can support the community and use its power to improve the quality of life for everybody and still make a profit," Cohen told reporters at the event. "As our business supports the community, the community supports us back.
WASHINGTON -- The premiere issue of The Occupied Washington Post, the "Stop the Machine" occupation's take on Occupy Wall Street's Occupied Wall Street Journal, was distributed Tuesday to thousands across the D.C. area, according to an Occupy Washington DC press release. Like The Occupied Wall Street Journal, a newspaper created and produced by Occupy Wall Street protesters, the Occupied Washington Post will mostly feature essays, articles and photos submitted by D.C.-based occupiers. The first issue boasts articles addressing African-American involvement in the movement, a description of the first three weeks of D.C. occupation, and a guest column from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges.
Hundreds of supporters from across the country flocked to Wednesday night’s kickoff event for the October2011.org/Stop the Machine demonstration scheduled to take place today on Freedom Plaza. Other attendees included a group from Alaska, a couple from Hawaii and one woman who walked 200 miles from West Virginia. Held at Busboys and Poets on 14th Street NW, the event featured speakers including Mahlon Mitchell, president of Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin, Eric Sheptock, a homeless advocate in D.C. and Jos Williams, president of the AFL-CIO's Metropolitan Council of Washington.