Washington D.C.

D.C. Committee Recommends Stripping Names of Presidents From Sites

George Washington, Ben Franklin among 'persons of concern' cited by mayor's working group

A committee created by Washington, D.C., mayor Muriel Bowser (D.)  is recommending the city “rename, remove, or contextualize” buildings and other city assets—including the Washington Monument—whose namesakes have been deemed problematic.

Top Dem Senate Challengers Silent on D.C. Statehood

Schumer has made capital statehood for heavily Democratic city a 'top priority'

A number of prominent 2020 Democratic Senate challengers have refused to take a position on D.C. statehood after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) called the issue a "top priority" should his party gain control of the upper chamber.

Heller Weighing Another D.C. Gun Suit

DC police blame 'unprecedented demand' for months-long waits on handgun transfers

The man at the center of a landmark Supreme Court ruling that struck down onerous gun-control laws may be back in court to challenge Washington, D.C., and its handling of Second Amendment rights.