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.

Washington Bids Farewell to John Dingell

February 14, 2019

Holy Trinity Church on 36th Street in Georgetown was overfilling with love — and with people — for Dingell, who died on Feb. 7 in Michigan at the age of 92 from complications due to prostate cancer.

State of the Union Speech Dominated by Women

February 7, 2019

When the president acknowledged their historic numbers in Congress, the entire block of white-clothed Democratic women leaped up from their seats and started cheering.

Capitol Buzz: Finger Food, Pelosi Vote, Her Grandkids

December 10, 2018

This week’s column explains the “toothpick rule,” Nancy Pelosi’s apparent two-vote margin to be elected speaker of the House and the nonpartisan affection for congressional grandchildren.

Capitol Hill Buzz: Pelosi, Diversity, Press Credentials

November 19, 2018

Our writer looks at Georgetowner Nancy Pelosi’s chances, the diversity of the 116th Congress and two cases, past and present, of a correspondent’s expulsion.

Pelosi Donates Speaker’s Gavel, Suit to Smithsonian (photos)

March 8, 2018

Also among the donated items: the speech Nancy Pelosi gave when sworn in as speaker of the House, the Congressional Record containing the speech and the tally sheet of the vote electing her.