Washington (CNN) - For more than 20 years, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, the executive vice president of the American Friends of Lubavitch, has presided over the annual event kicking-off Hanukkah in the nation’s capital: the lighting of the National Menorah.
The event has become a tradition, going back to 1979 when President Jimmy Carter was still in office.
Washington (CNN) - When expectations of a bipartisan Congress seem like a bygone tradition, two men who embodied leadership often beyond party politics were honored in Washington for their combined century of service.
Senators Bob Dole and Howard Baker served in Congress for nearly 100 years between them.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - At a forum this week focused on recruiting more black Republicans, the message was clear: "We have a sales and marketing problem."
A dozen panelists, including South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott, echoed the sentiment: Amplifying the voice of the black conservative movement has been an uphill climb.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - This year, Ronald Reagan would have turned 100 years old. And, as part of many events celebrating his centennial, the airport that bears his name has now unveiled a statue of his likeness.
Travelers entering Terminal A of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will now be greeted by the nine-foot tall bronze statue.