Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

The 4 Least Essential Items in the Obama Inauguration Store

The inauguration is just weeks away, and maybe you really want to score some official inauguration gear, for reasons known only to you. Here's your chance! The Presidential Inauguration Committee has launched its online shop, with a physical store at 1155 F St. NW to open at an as-yet-undecided later.
But some Obama/Biden souvenirs are better [...]

District Line Daily: Couch Burning

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LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

Did you set fire to your couch after [...]

After Connecticut Shooting, Gun Control Rally Planned for White House

Following today's shooting in Newtown, Conn., gun control activists are wasting no time pushing for tougher firearm laws. To start, a coalition of gun control groups is planning a rally in front of the White House at 4:30 p.m.
Ladd Everitt, a spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, pushed back against the idea that [...]

Obama Wins, and the Crowd Goes Wild at Hill Country Barbecue

Video by Jessica Sidman

Photo: Fireworks at 9th and U NW

9th and U Streets NW, Nov. 6

Barack Obama Wins

So where's the party at? Tell us where you're celebrating—or perhaps mourning, rare D.C. Republicans?—in the comments.

Watch: Obama Wins D.C.

It's still early on Election Night, but a crowd at Policy, on 14th Street NW, erupted in cheers as the TV declared President Barack Obama the winner of D.C.'s three electoral votes shortly after 8 p.m.
"Take that, Willard!" one guy yelled.

Obama Wins (D.C.’s Three Electoral Votes)!

Time to announce tonight's least surprising news: President Barack Obama has won D.C.'s three electoral votes. NBC News called the District for Obama as soon as the polls closed at 8 p.m.
That puts Obama a mere 267 electoral votes away from a second term. (It also continues an uninterrupted streak of Democratic victories here since [...]

If Obama Wins…

...you'll probably want to go to Madam's Organ on 18th Street NW. If and when the election is called for Barack Obama, the Adams Morgan juke joint will have an open bar for a half-hour. You'll have to pay $3 for the band, but clearly that's worth it: Think about how many Yuenglings you can [...]

Photos: Obama Puppet

Million Puppet March, 3rd St., SW.  Nov. 3rd.  © 2012 Matt Dunn
 

District Line Daily: Election Day

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It's time! If you're looking for your polling place, you can find it here.
LEADING THE [...]

Marion Barry Will Not Answer Hipster Doofus Question

VICE Editor-in-Chief Rocco Castoro and the Daily Beast's Michael Moynihan (who really should know better) came down to D.C. last week to ask Marion Barry some questions about the third presidential debate. Along the way, they went to Nellie's and DC9, too.
But when they asked Barry whether Mitt Romney had better hair than Barack Obama [...]

Obama Declares Emergency for D.C.

Barack Obama answered Mayor Vince Gray's request tonight and signed a declaration providing disaster relief for D.C.
The declaration allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate the relief efforts and provide equipment for the response. Earlier today, Gray talked on the phone with Obama about the possibility of a disaster declaration.
Obama also signed a disaster [...]

District Line Daily: Cannibal Cop

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Have you been following the story of Gilberto Valle III, the NYPD cop who was [...]

District Line Daily: Survey Stir Fry

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Are supporters of Uber more likely to vote for Michael Brown? Does working for the [...]

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