Mapping Georgetown: Rose Park Neighbor’s Heroic Work for Access
It’s that spring time of year again – time to celebrate the reopening of Rose Park as a neighborhood favorite spot for fresh air and warm weather camaraderie. But, sometimes, […]
Richard ‘Dick’ Thornburgh, 1932-2020
The only Republican to serve successive terms as governor of Pennsylvania, Thornburgh provided principled and effective leadership during a major public health emergency.
Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Pelosi’
Molly Ball’s book is expertly crafted and thoroughly researched, but readers are kept at a remove, being deprived of on-the-record quotes from Pelosi’s family, friends, colleagues and adversaries.
Counting Our 2018 Losses
Death is always a loss, of course, but it also acts like a broom, stirring up memories and shared joys, achievements left behind to become permanent, as gifts and reminders.
A State Funeral Illuminates the Life of George H.W. Bush and America
State funerals are high and mighty, sometimes surreal occasions, solemn and full of formality, and, contrarily, stretched to the limits of theatrical and historical high drama. For such an effect, the […]
Capitol Buzz: Lots of Goodbyes
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.
Farewell to Bush ’41’: His Character Counted
George H.W. Bush’s presidency — his legacy — was astonishingly thick with events that others might not have handled nearly as well.
Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl
Mixed Reviews for Melania Trump’s Holiday Décor First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2017 White House holiday decorations in a short video last month. Though some praised the administration’s traditional […]