Washington Markup

Fighting for freedom in our nation's capital

On the Agenda: February 10-14

Old-man winter spared the nation's capital the crippling blow it dealt to the Northeast last week, which turned out to be

By Matthew Harwood
February 10, 2014

On the Agenda: February 3-7

Last week was a big week for immigration for two very different people: Justin Bieber and House Speaker John Boehner.

By Meghan Groob
February 3, 2014

The Internet You Know and Love is in Danger

Net neutrality – the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) must treat all data on the Internet equally – is vit

By Sandra Fulton
January 30, 2014

Groundhog Day Must Be Congress' Favorite Movie

While working on reproductive rights in our nation's capital, your life starts to resemble the classic black comedy

By Elayne Weiss
January 28, 2014

Being Pro Immigrant Is So In This Season

Wake up in the morning feeling not like P.Diddy (sorry, Ke$ha

By Shawn Jain
January 24, 2014

Is Illegal Entry the Crime You’re Most Afraid Of?

Guess what crime is the most prosecuted at the federal level in the United States? Rape? Murder? Assault? Robbery?

By Ruthie Epstein
January 24, 2014

End Near for Shackling of Pregnant Women

The massive $1.1 trillion spending bill (“omnibus”) passed by Congress last week and signed into law by President Obama in

By Joanne Lin
January 21, 2014

Police Hunger for Drones May be Growing, but So Are Privacy Concerns

The ACLU’s Chris Calabrese

By Sandra Fulton
January 16, 2014

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