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Metro revises inauguration plans to fix '09 headaches

Metro hopes to ease traffic and commuter headaches for the upcoming Jan. 21 presidential inauguration and has updated its ceremony day plans to address long waits and gridlock that plagued its train stations four years ago.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:04pm EST

Tags: WMATA, Inauguration Weekend, transit, getting around town, Barack obama, Hank Silverberg

Virginia Ali: The 'heart and soul' of Ben's Chili Bowl

From riots to presidential visits, 78-year-old Virginia Ali shares the long and storied history of her husband's iconic D.C. restaurant Ben's Chili Bowl.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 04:14pm EST

Tags: Bens Chili Bowl, U Street, restaurant, Bill Cosby, Barack obama, riots, Heather Brady

Inauguration construction, planning under way

Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: inauguration, National Park Service, Barack obama, Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Mollenbeck

Romney back to N.H. for last rally and voter pitch

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney returned Monday night to the state where he launched his bid, telling supporters in New Hampshire during his final campaign rally that he needs their votes again.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:32am EST

Tags: presidential campaign, Mitt Romney, Barack obama, Leesburg


Obama sets campaign stop in suburban Richmond park

As the presidential race sprints toward its uncertain finish in the electoral battleground of Virginia, President Barack Obama has scheduled a campaign stop in a suburban Richmond park.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 09:04am EDT

Tags: Barack obama

Last chance: Obama, Romney debate foreign policy

President Barack Obama and former Mass. Governor Mitt Romney are going head-to-head tonight in their last debate before the presidential election. The topic at hand: foreign policy.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 11:05pm EDT

Tags: presidential debates, foreign policy, Mitt Romney, Barack obama, Bob Schieffer

Bad lip-reading puts hilarious spin on presidential debate (VIDEO)

The person behind a series of Bad Lip Reading online comedy creations has elevated the nonsense to another level.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 08:58am EDT

Tags: Barack obama, BadLipReading, debate, Mitt Romney, Jim Lehrer

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