Republicans argued during the debate over the code that the District was acting irresponsibly in lowering criminal penalties amid a 33% increase in homicides and over 100 carjackings so far this year.
33 Senate Democrats join Republicans in major bipartisan rejection of D.C. criminal code overhaul →
The organization has a major task at hand: Only 2% of media workers have military experience, compared with 7% of the U.S. population overall, the group says, citing numbers from the U.S. Census.
Inside the Beltway: Michelle Obama's 'The Light We Carry' book tour planned →
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