Lauren Hodges

Lauren Hodges appears in the following:

'Million Moms March' Walks Washington To Protest Police Violence

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Mothers who have lost their children to deadly encounters with law enforcement will march on the nation's capital Saturday to protest police brutality.


Judge Rules U.S. Must Release Photos Of Prisoner Abuse In Iraq, Afghanistan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The ACLU has fought for years for the release of photos documenting abuse in prisons like Abu Ghraib. The government argues releasing the photos would pose a threat to American military.


Clintons Face Scrutiny Ahead Of Hillary's Campaign Announcement

Sunday, March 08, 2015

As the country awaits a decision on a possible 2016 presidential run, Hillary and former president Bill Clinton are forced to defend decisions involving donations and Hillary's email practices.


FBI Director To Address Law Enforcement's Relationship With Minorities

Thursday, February 12, 2015

James Comey will speak at Georgetown University today about police relations with minority communities.


As Temperatures Drop, Shelter Needs For Homeless Families Rise

Friday, February 06, 2015

A homeless crisis in D.C. mirrors the increased need for sheltering the homeless in several American cities. Administrations examine possible solutions before space and resources run out.


New House Leadership Passes A Tax Cut 'Scoreboard'

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

"Dynamic scoring" would favor tax cuts as a way to bring in more revenue for the government. But critics of the system are calling it "a gimmick."


Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Gets 2 Years In Prison

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted in September on several charges of corruption while he was in office. McDonnell must report to prison next month.


Republicans Sort Their Priorities For The New Congress

Monday, December 29, 2014

The GOP will take over both chambers of Congress on Jan. 6, with issues like the Keystone XL pipeline, Obamacare and immigration reform likely to take priority.


Supreme Court Refuses To Block Arizona Driver's Licenses For 'Dreamers'

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Arizona's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed to prevent the state from having to issue driving permits to undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children.


Senate OKs Judicial Nominees, Tax Extensions Before Republican Takeover

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lawmakers in the Senate approved an extension of tax breaks and confirmed 12 more judicial nominees, but a terrorism insurance bill didn't survive the night.


Congress Clashes Over Release Of CIA 'Torture Report'

Monday, December 08, 2014

Senate Democrats plan to release the long-withheld report on interrogation techniques this week, but the State Department wants more delay because of feared repercussions — both at home and overseas.


Republicans Debate: Fight The President Now, Or Fight Him Later?

Monday, December 01, 2014

Congress returns from recess Monday, tasked with funding the government past Dec. 11. Some in the GOP want to tie it to halting Obama's immigration plan, while others aim to avoid a damaging shutdown.


Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.


Uber Exec In Hot Water After Suggesting A Journalist Smear Campaign

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.


Photos From Around The Snow-Covered Country This Week

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The West and Midwest are digging out of heavy snowfall this week, reaching highs of 18 inches in some parts.


John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights Pioneer

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A top civil rights lawyer for the Justice Department in the turbulent 1960s, John Doar made his mark fighting racial discrimination. He was 92.


A Family's Fall Harvest Blooms In 'A Kitchen In France'

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Since moving her large family from a Paris apartment to a historic farmhouse in the French countryside, author Mimi Thorisson has found a way to merge the best of the different worlds she has known.


3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.


U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani

Monday, October 20, 2014

In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.


Australian Novelist Richard Flanagan Awarded Booker Prize

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The head of the judge's committee says The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the story of POWs in World War II forced to build the Thailand Burma Railway, is a "magnificent novel of love and war."