In Wake of Rioting, Bowser Declares, Then Extends Public Emergency

January 7, 2021

The mayor authorized the city administrator to “implement such measures as may be necessary or appropriate to protect persons and property in the District of Columbia” for 15 days.

D.C. Braces for Joint Session of Congress, Protests

January 4, 2021

All eyes are on Tuesday’s Senate runoff in Georgia and Wednesday’s certification of electoral college votes in a joint session of Congress — expected to be both contested and protested.

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.

VOTE: Now Is the Time

November 3, 2020

Election Day 2020 is finally here, Georgetown. Vote today, if you haven’t yet. It is up to you — until 8 p.m. Two in-person Vote Centers for Georgetown are open […]

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

October 28, 2020

We used to roll our eyes at “every vote counts” or “peaceful transfer of power.” But now? Not so complacent anymore.

Does Bob Woodward Ever Get Angry?

October 13, 2020

Temperament and stamina have been Woodward’s journalistic and authorial superpowers since the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting he and Carl Bernstein did starting in 1972.

GOP Candidate for Ward 2 Council Seat Drops Out

September 10, 2020

On Sept. 10, Katherine Venice, a self-identified “reformer of capitalism” who is virulently anti-Trump, formally removed her name from the Nov. 3 ballot.

Democrats Serve Up a Stew, Republicans Showcase ‘The Donald’

August 27, 2020

Sadly, and ironically, both conventions painted horrific pictures of what our country, now the Divided States of America, will look like tomorrow if the other side wins.

Republican Convention Launched With Trump’s Nomination in Charlotte

August 24, 2020

The next four evenings, Monday through Thursday, will be devoted to mostly virtual convention events focused on celebrating the homeland.   

Convention-Unlike-Any-Other Has Some Good Points

August 20, 2020

For one thing, media pundits across the political spectrum have remarked that the on-site roll call was more refreshing and relevant than credentialed delegates in a large hall.