Downtowner

January 29, 2020

SALON OPERATOR TO CUT BACK Ratner Companies, based in Vienna, Virginia, is set to close 10 percent of around 850 stores in the District and 16 states. The parent company […]

Politics, Impeachment Are Heating Up

January 16, 2020

The looming impeachment process slowly swallowed up everything else. Formally, that occurred with the delivery, on Thursday, of the two articles of impeachment against President Trump.

IG Testifies About FBI Probe of Trump Campaign (photos)

December 12, 2019

While concluding that the probe was not motivated by political bias, Michael Horowitz’s report also listed 17 errors in how the FBI sought to carry out surveillance of former campaign advisor Carter Page.

Cummings Manned the Bridge of Justice

October 18, 2019

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died at three in the morning on Oct. 17 at age 68.

The Salve of Baseball

October 10, 2019

For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.

Will Local Businesses Be Hit Due to Ross’s Trump Fundraiser?

August 8, 2019

Billionaire Stephen Ross is holding an upcoming fundraiser in South Hampton, N.Y., for President Donald Trump. The seemingly typical event has raised eyebrows — celebrities’ included — because of Ross’s […]

The Homegrown Terrorism of Mass Shootings

August 7, 2019

Today there are 31 people dead, who woke up Saturday morning not knowing they wouldn’t make it through the night. But when all the names are named, let’s not call them victims. Let’s call out their names. 

Debate Part 2; Trump in the Zone

July 3, 2019

Kamala Harris was a standout at the Democratic debate on June 27, followed on June 30 by the startling spectacle of President Trump and North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un stepping across the DMZ.

Profs & Pints: Understanding the Mueller Investigation

April 17, 2019

In a special encore talk, Profs and Pints presents: “Understanding the Mueller Investigation,” with Randall D. Eliason, law professor, white-collar crime expert, Washington Post columnist, and former Assistant U.S. Attorney […]

It’s Historic: D.C. Statehood Moves Closer to Passage

March 11, 2019

The decades-long effort to officially make most of the District of Columbia into the 51st state of the United States, took a giant step forward on Feb. 21 with the […]