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 […]

The Georgetowner Endorses …

October 14, 2020

Here they are: The Georgetowner Editorial Board’s endorsements for President of the United States, District Council members and advisory neighborhood commissioners.

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.

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.  

Democrats Open Unconventional Convention

August 17, 2020

D.C. events include a kickoff at 6:30 p.m. with former Georgia Sen. Carol Moseley Braun, and the opening event at 7:30 p.m. with former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Mayor Muriel Bowser. 

D.C.’s Democratic Delegates Go Virtual

August 10, 2020

The Democratic National Convention was to take place in Milwaukee from July 13 to 16. But that was before COVID-19. 

Super Tuesday Was a Real ‘Horse Race’ After All

March 4, 2020

What’s Left After Biden’s Stunning Super Tuesday Wins? Super Tuesday — March 3, when 14 states held their Democratic primary elections for President of the United States — actually resembled […]

Viral News Makes for a Super-Simultaneous Monday

March 2, 2020

In this administration, we have been living in the age of the simultaneous, with everything of note and of little note raining down on us, it seems, all of the time.          

After Brawl of a Debate, Dems Ponder

February 20, 2020

On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman’s National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.

The Workings of Government in Our Own Backyard

November 21, 2019

We are experiencing one of those times when there’s an exposure of some of the more dramatic and historical workings of the process.