Needed: A Spirit of Rotation

May 16, 2018

A quick look at the District’s Democratic primary lineup reveals some worrisome features of our more-or-less one-party state. Serious opponents are lacking for most candidates, including Mayor Muriel Bowser — […]

Haspel’s Confirmation Hearing Is Contentious (photos)

May 10, 2018

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) said he expected the committee to vote on Gina Haspel’s nomination for CIA director sometime next week.

In Memoriam: Portrait Gallery Displays Barbara Bush Photo (Video)

April 19, 2018

The portrait, which shows the former first lady on the White House grounds with her springer spaniel, Millie, by her side, was installed April 18, the day after her death. It will remain on view in the museum’s In Memoriam space through April 29.

Profs & Pints: Witches and Witch Hunts

March 4, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “Witches and Witch Hunts,” with Mikki Brock, assistant professor of British history at Washington and Lee University and scholar of demonology, witchcraft, and early modern Scotland. […]

Profs and Pints: The Christmas Truce of 1914

December 13, 2017

Profs and Pints presents: “The Christmas Truce of 1914,” with Mark Facknitz, professor emeritus of English at James Madison University and member of the World War I Centennial Commission’s historical […]

Profs and Pints: “The Case for Impeachment”

November 20, 2017

Profs and Pints: “The Case for Impeachment,” a discussion with Allan J. Lichtman, Distinguished Professor of History at American University. Allan J. Lichtman gained widespread recognition last year for his […]

Our Walls Bear Witness: How Can We End the Crisis in South Sudan?

November 15, 2017

Panel Discussion South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, has been engulfed in political turmoil and ethnic conflict since 2013. With nearly 4 million people displaced, this conflict has created the […]

Profs and Pints: “JFK, the Right President for Then and Now”


Profs and Pints presents: “JFK, the Right President for Then and Now,” with John White, professor of politics at Catholic University and leading expert on the Kennedy administration. November 22nd […]

Profs and Pints: “Bots, Trolls, and Fake News.”

November 12, 2017

Profs and Pints presents: “Bots, Trolls, and Fake News,” with Alan Rosenblatt, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins, George Washington, and American Universities and pioneer in the use of […]

Cafe Milano Sets the Stage for Its Silver Anniversary

November 9, 2017

While the food and service are important, the Italian restaurant is known as D.C.’s place to see to be seen — and it touts itself as a “safe-haven for lawmakers and political operatives on both sides of the aisle.”