One might expect to find the holder of an MBA from the prestigious Wharton School managing millions in a corporate high-rise or sparking startups in Silicon Valley.
One might expect to find the holder of an MBA from the prestigious Wharton School managing millions in a corporate high-rise or sparking startups in Silicon Valley.
Marchers come from across the country on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade to peacefully march to the Supreme Court steps.
Dozens of anti-abortion activists curled into a fetal positions on the ground outside the White House on Wednesday just as the snow began to fall on the eve of the Roe v. Wade anniversary.
 
 
 
Tori Knueven Jan 16, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post, left; former congressman Mike Rogers; Gen. Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director, and Paul Stockton, former assistant defense secretary, met Thursday to discuss ways to improve cyber security. SHFWire photo by Tori KneuvenClick on photo to enlarge or download: Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post, left; former congressman Mike Rogers; Gen. Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director, and Paul Stockton, former assistant defense secretary, met Thursday to discuss ways to improve cyber security. SHFWire photo by Tori KneuvenWASHINGTON – Cyber security experts rallied behind President Barack Obama’s proposal this week to increase cyber security.

Alicia Alvarez Jan 16, 2015

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Guatemala’s Ambassador for the Permanent Mission Jose Maria Argueta was in charge of introducing the Declaration on the Terrorist Attacks in France. He said it had to be done so the members of the Organization of American States could condemn the attacks and speak on behalf of their countries. SHFWire photo by Alicia AlvarezClick on photo to enlarge or download: Guatemala’s Ambassador for the Permanent Mission Jose Maria Argueta was in charge of introducing the Declaration on the Terrorist Attacks in France. He said it had to be done so the members of the Organization of American States could condemn the attacks and speak on behalf of their countries. SHFWire photo by Alicia AlvarezThe debate, conducted in Spanish, was translated by reporter Alicia Alvarez

WASHINGTON - The principles of the French Revolution “Liberté, égalité, fraternité” were underlying every speech given Thursday during the Permanent Council meeting of the Organization of American States.

Joe Mussatto Jan 16, 2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The next three to four years will shape the future of college sports, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday, as the most powerful conferences in his association are prepared to take an unprecedented step toward autonomy.

Jose Soto Jan 16, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: George Lopez as Fredi Cameron, left; Oscar Gutierrez as Luis Aranda, David Del Rio as Cristian Arcega, Jose Julian as Lorenzo Santillan, and Carlos Penavega as Oscar Vazquez show off a robotic model called “Stinky” in the movie “Spare Parts.” Lopez and Vazquez attended a screening of the movie Tuesday in Washington. Photo (c) 2014 Ursula Coyote / Pantelion FilmsClick on photo to enlarge or download: George Lopez as Fredi Cameron, left; Oscar Gutierrez as Luis Aranda, David Del Rio as Cristian Arcega, Jose Julian as Lorenzo Santillan, and Carlos Penavega as Oscar Vazquez show off a robotic model called “Stinky” in the movie “Spare Parts.” Lopez and Vazquez attended a screening of the movie Tuesday in Washington. Photo (c) 2014 Ursula Coyote / Pantelion FilmsWASHINGTON - As a high school senior, Oscar Vazquez wasn’t allowed to enlist in the military because he couldn’t provide proof of legal residency. Instead, he entered a robotics competition in 2005 with three of his high school friends, also undocumented, and went on to defeat the reigning champs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jordan Gass-Pooré Jan 15, 2015

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, recounted the national anti-abortion organization’s hand in building the Republican Senate majority at a press conference Thursday at the National Press Club. The nonprofit spent millions of dollars in 2014 to elect anti-abortion candidates. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréClick on photo to enlarge or download: Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, recounted the national anti-abortion organization’s hand in building the Republican Senate majority at a press conference Thursday at the National Press Club. The nonprofit spent millions of dollars in 2014 to elect anti-abortion candidates. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréWASHINGTON – Marjorie Dannenfelser is a self-described reluctant convert to the anti-abortion movement.

Dannenfelser made it her life’s mission to end abortion after a philosophical debate when she was a Duke University undergraduate, she said at a Thursday news conference at the National Press Club.

Allison Kite Jan 15, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Enas M. Al-Hadidi, 19, attends Northern Virginia Community College because the guaranteed admission program will ensure that her credits transfer to either to George Mason University, a state school, or Marymount University, a Catholic university in nearby Arlington, Va. SHFWire photo by Allison KiteClick on photo to enlarge or download: Enas M. Al-Hadidi, 19, attends Northern Virginia Community College because the guaranteed admission program will ensure that her credits transfer to either to George Mason University, a state school, or Marymount University, a Catholic university in nearby Arlington, Va. SHFWire photo by Allison KiteALEXANDRIA, Va. – Community colleges may have to take on a huge influx of new students if President Barack Obama’s proposal for free community college is approved.

Joe Mussatto Jan 14, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Nihad Awad says he is unhappy that the latest cover of Charlie Hebdo depicts Muhammad in a controversial way. He spoke Wednesday at a press conference at the Council on American-Islamic Relations. SHFWire photo by Joe MussattoClick on photo to enlarge or download: Nihad Awad says he is unhappy that the latest cover of Charlie Hebdo depicts Muhammad in a controversial way. He spoke Wednesday at a press conference at the Council on American-Islamic Relations. SHFWire photo by Joe MussattoWASHINGTON – The latest edition of Charlie Hebdo has offended the leader of a U.S. Muslim advocacy organization, just a week after Islamic extremists murdered 12 employees of the magazine because of controversial depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.

Jose Soto Jan 14, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Lynda Lowery, the youngest participant in the 1965 Selma and the subject of the book “Turning 15 On the Road To Freedom,” answers questions from D.C. area students. The march went from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, the state capital. The march took five days. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréClick on photo to enlarge or download: Lynda Lowery, the youngest participant in the 1965 Selma and the subject of the book “Turning 15 On the Road To Freedom,” answers questions from D.C. area students. The march went from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, the state capital. The march took five days. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréWASHINGTON - A protester who had been arrested nine times by the time she was 15 years old and suffered violent discrimination told her story to a group of children Tuesday at the Library of Congress.

Jordan Gass-Pooré Jan 14, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro discusses HUD homeowner initiatives Tuesday at The National Press Club. Castro gained national attention when he gave the keynote address with his twin, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréClick on photo to enlarge or download: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro discusses HUD homeowner initiatives Tuesday at The National Press Club. Castro gained national attention when he gave the keynote address with his twin, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréWASHINGTON - Housing often serves as the foundation to a more prosperous life.

That’s why Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro wants to help make the transition to home ownership easier.

Alicia Alvarez Jan 14, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi says passing a Department of Homeland Security that preserves President Barack Obama’s executive orders would protect the American public. To her left are Demcratic Reps. Luis Gutierrez, Ill; Steny Hoyer, Md., and Xavier Becerra. SHFWire photo by Alicia AlvarezClick on photo to enlarge or download: House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi says passing a Department of Homeland Security that preserves President Barack Obama’s executive orders would protect the American public. To her left are Demcratic Reps. Luis Gutierrez, Ill; Steny Hoyer, Md., and Xavier Becerra. SHFWire photo by Alicia AlvarezWASHINGTON – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats stood on the Capitol steps Tuesday to urge Republicans to pass a “clean” Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill.

Tori Knueven Jan 13, 2015

Click on photo to enlarge or download: Caroline Heald, 64, of Rixeyville, Va., protests the Keystone ExPipeline in front of the White House. Heald has been protesting it since its first proposal in 2008. SHFWire photo by Tori KnuevenClick on photo to enlarge or download: Caroline Heald, 64, of Rixeyville, Va., protests the Keystone ExPipeline in front of the White House. Heald has been protesting it since its first proposal in 2008. SHFWire photo by Tori KnuevenWASHINGTON - Protesters reminded President Barack Obama of his promise to veto the Keystone XL Pipeline bill while Congress is rushing to approve it.

Jose Soto Jan 13, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Gary Schmitt, left, and writers Ross Douthat and William Galston agree that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration is likely to remain in place for a while because Congress isn’t ready to take action. SHFWire photo by Jose SotoClick on photo to enlarge or download: Gary Schmitt, left, and writers Ross Douthat and William Galston agree that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration is likely to remain in place for a while because Congress isn’t ready to take action. SHFWire photo by Jose SotoWASHINGTON - Two political commentators agreed Monday that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration reform will probably remain in effect because Congress is unlikely to take action to change it.

Joe Mussatto Jan 12, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx talks to reporters about his department’s plan to rebuild outdated roads. He spoke about the plan after Monday at the Transportation Research Board meeting. Foxx said aging infrastructure is a crisis. SHFWire photo by Joseph MussattoClick on photo to enlarge or download: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx talks to reporters about his department’s plan to rebuild outdated roads. He spoke about the plan after Monday at the Transportation Research Board meeting. Foxx said aging infrastructure is a crisis. SHFWire photo by Joseph MussattoWASHINGTON – From the beginning of his speech Monday, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx chose pictures over words to describe crisis atmosphere in his job. 

Tori Knueven Jan 12, 2015


Click on photo to enlarge or download: The Keystone XL bill cleared a major procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday, with 63 senators voting to end debate on the bill. The Senate will resume work on the bill Friday. SHFWire photo by Tori KneuvenClick on photo to enlarge or download: The Keystone XL bill cleared a major procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday, with 63 senators voting to end debate on the bill. The Senate will resume work on the bill Friday. SHFWire photo by Tori KneuvenThe Senate passed a motion to push forward the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline on Monday, despite environmental arguments by Democrats against it.

Jordan Gass-Pooré Jan 12, 2015

 Click on photo to enlarge or download: The San Antonio Spurs present President Barack Obama with a team jersey labeled POTUS and No. 1 on the back and a signed basketball during Monday’s event honoring the team’s fifth NBA Championship. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréClick on photo to enlarge or download: The San Antonio Spurs present President Barack Obama with a team jersey labeled POTUS and No. 1 on the back and a signed basketball during Monday’s event honoring the team’s fifth NBA Championship. SHFWire photo by Jordan Gass-PooréWASHINGON - “Go Spurs, Go!” 

The chant reverberated in the East Room at the White House as members of the San Antonio Spurs lined up on risers to celebrate the 2014 NBA championship.

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