News & Politics
Arena Stage Artistic Director Hana Sharif to Speak, March 21
Impeachment Coverage: A Screen Split Like the Nation
December 19, 2019•
At the very time when Democrats and Republicans were loudly debating and preparing to vote on two articles of impeachment, Trump was speaking at a rally in the electorally critical state of Michigan.
Ross Perot, an American Original
July 12, 2019•
While “eccentric” is a live-wire word, it does little justice to Perot’s life, which had depth and considerable consequence in the stream of American history.
Washington Bids Farewell to John Dingell
February 14, 2019•
Holy Trinity Church on 36th Street in Georgetown was overfilling with love — and with people — for Dingell, who died on Feb. 7 in Michigan at the age of 92 from complications due to prostate cancer.
Clyde’s CEO John Laytham Dies at 74
January 4, 2019•
Laytham, who passed away at Washington Hospital Center on Jan. 3, had been ailing for some time with a long-standing heart condition.
Capitol Buzz: Lots of Goodbyes
December 3, 2018•
Our columnist reports on the loss of George H.W. Bush and the departure (and arrival) of representatives and senators, also recommending some novels and memoirs.
A Hefty Thriller from Patterson and Clinton
July 23, 2018•
“The President Is Missing” is a work of fiction, but just seeing the words Bill Clinton and president on the same book cover can give readers of a progressive bent a little frisson of nostalgia, while keeping Trump followers from taking a look.
Town Topics Nov. 22, 2017
November 22, 2017•
By Peggy Sands and Elizabeth Pankova One-Side Resident Parking Mulled It’s an old new idea: restricting parking on one side of certain D.C. streets to area residents only. The so-called […]