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Tag Archives: Washington D.C.

1st women on Supreme Court join Portrait Gallery

Photo of the Supreme Court Women Painting

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has installed a loaned painting of the first four female Supreme Court justices. The large-scale portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan was installed Monday. The museum ...

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Wage bill affecting Wal-Mart dies in D.C.

WASHINGTON — An effort to require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour met its end Tuesday when the D.C. Council failed to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto. The ...

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