Kentucky Students in Viral Encounter Sue Over Tweets From Writers

Several Kentucky Catholic school students involved in last year’s videotaped confrontation with a Native American elder at the Lincoln Memorial filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman and others, claiming their tweets about the incident sparked harassment and threats.

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Trump’s Impeachment-Free State of the Union Plops Campaign Rally Inside US Capitol

Moments before beginning his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump shook the hand of the man presiding over his Senate impeachment proceedings, Chief Justice John Roberts, in a symbol of a speech that was crafted to focus on topics other than the trial gripping Washington.

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National Park Service Pulls Plan to Revamp DC Protest Rules

Marking a victory for civil rights groups and First Amendment advocates, the National Park Service on Monday nixed a plan that could have restricted access for protesters and created new permit fees for demonstrations near the White House, the National Mall and other parks in the nation’s capital.  

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Senators Advance DC Judicial Picks and Marshal Nominee

Three attorneys nominated by President Donald Trump for seats on District of Columbia courts and a former federal investigator chosen to serve as the D.C. Superior Court’s U.S. marshal sailed through a committee hearing Tuesday on their way to confirmation in the full Senate.

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