BIDEN TIME

November 11, 2020

Anyone who was paying attention on Saturday, Nov. 7, heard and saw much of America rejoicing outside, on the sidewalks and on the streets, after the media call that proclaimed […]

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. 

House Bill on D.C. Statehood Likely to Pass

June 25, 2020

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the bill, H.R.51, to be discussed and voted on tomorrow, would declare the city a new state, named “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.”

Evening of Smiling Eyes, Good Will Honors Nancy Pelosi

March 26, 2020

A bipartisan group of Washington political leaders gathered March 11 with Irish brethren to pay tribute to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Matthew Shay and Rep. Peter King at the 28th […]

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.

Impeachment Coverage: A Screen Split Like the Nation

December 19, 2019

At the very time when Democrats and Republicans were loudly debating and preparing to vote on two articles of impeachment, Trump was speaking at a rally in the electorally critical state of Michigan.

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.

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

July 29, 2019

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.

Del. Norton Cites D.C. Statehood Progress

February 25, 2019

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton reported on Feb. 21 that she had introduced H.R.51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, and obtained a record 155 original cosponsors.