Celebrating Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Centennials

September 14, 2022

What Was It Like 100 Years Ago?  As we commemorate major centennials, why not travel by Time Machine back 100 years?  In 1922 – only four years since the end […]

With Roe v. Wade Overturned: D.C.’s Abortion Debates Heat Up

June 27, 2022

Battle lines have formed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision guaranteeing Americans the constitutional right to abortion. At […]

Bob Dole (1923-2021): A Vet to Remember

December 6, 2021

“Veteran who gave his most for his country.” Bob Dole said he wanted to be remembered that way. But for Bob Dole, giving “his most” included an almost impossible-to-remember-it-all list of […]

Covering Hot News on the Hill a Waiting Game

October 1, 2021

  Congressional reporters inside the U.S. Capitol Thursday evening were excited as Sept. 30 wound down. In the next few hours, the hottest news in the nation was scheduled to […]

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The Wonder of an 80th Birthday  

July 22, 2021

Anyone watching the news the last few days has to marvel about the wonders of highly achieving people hitting that once shocking age of 80. There’s the new heroine astronaut […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

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 […]