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Thousands rally on National Mall for action on climate change

The Washington Monument served as the backdrop as thousands rallied on the National Mall Sunday afternoon to urge President Obama and Congress to pass climate change legislation.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 01:10pm EST

Tags: National Mall, climate change, keystone xl, Forward for Climate rally

Caroling protesters target 'fiscal cliff' cuts (Video)

A group of people protesting the the impending mandatory budget cuts that are part of the coming "fiscal cliff" got into the holiday spirit, by caroling their discontent.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 04:38pm EST

Tags: fiscal cliff, Mark Warner, Progress Virginia, carols, Tysons Corner

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Trumpeting for action: PETA protests use of circus elephants

Protesters from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals donned elephant costumes and demonstrated against allegedly abused circus animals - like elephants - outside the White House Friday.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 04:26pm EST

Tags: peta, circus, White House

Traffic delays possible Monday due to Occupy DC protest

Commuters may want to add extra time Monday morning, as Occupy DC is planning a one-year anniversary protest.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 07:59am EDT

Tags: OccupyDC, traffic,

Pepco protesters 'bury' new rate hike, New Orleans-style

The coffin-carrying funeral march in D.C. Monday included a jazz band and protesters decked out in Mardi Gras garb.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: pepco, New Orleans, jazz band, rate increase

2 lanes of I Street blocked due to protest -- now open

Two lanes of traffic in the 1300 block of I Street were blocked because of a protest, and have since reopened.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 10:56am EST

Tags: I Street,

Smoke bomb goes off at Occupy D.C.

An apparent smoke bomb was thrown over the fence of the White House as hundreds of Occupy protesters massed outside the gates.

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 10:14pm EST

Tags: Occupy Wall Street, occupy dc, Capitol, Neal Augenstein

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