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.

Did Biden, McAuliffe Glad-Handing Help Flip Virginia?

November 6, 2019

We got lost trying to find Joe Biden and Terry McAulliff in a shopping mall in Sterling, Virginia, Sunday, Nov. 2. Virginia Democrats scheduled the former vice President and leading […]

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.

A Parade of Presidential Candidates

August 1, 2019

In our columnist’s opinion, what’s most impressive about both sets of debates was essentially the Democratic Party’s calling card, warts and all.

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.

Obama, Biden Do Lunch at Dog Tag Bakery

July 30, 2018

The casually dressed duo greeted some of the Dog Tag fellows, who are learning about baking and cooking and how to run a business at the nonprofit bakery.

The Other Man in That Joe Biden Photo That Went Viral

March 15, 2018

It was the photo that went viral within hours of being posted on Facebook March 8: former Vice President Joe Biden’s well-known face captured on a bystander’s cell phone camera […]

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girls

July 26, 2017

Female House Dems Defy Sleeve Rule Using a play on words, Democratic congresswomen donned sleeveless dresses and pantsuits in support of what Rep. Jackie Speier (D-California) tweeted as “the right […]