More D.C. Institutions Reopening

April 26, 2021

On April 23, the Smithsonian Institution announced that it is planning to reopening seven museums and the National Zoo in May. 

The Unraveling of Virginia

February 7, 2019

Ever since Friday, the local media were loudly notifying us every time another shoe dropped. It all began on Friday, the first day of Black History Month, no less.

All About Politics: Virginia Governor’s Race

November 13, 2017

Virginia voters came out in big numbers on Nov. 7 not to vote for Ralph Northam, a Democrat and the lieutenant governor, but to vote against Donald Trump.

The Old Normal of Halloween on Lanier Place

November 2, 2017

Even in these Days of Trump, Halloween 2017 was normal, the old and buzzing and traditional normal, in which “trick or treat” still means a little girl with a lit pumpkin or bags for candy saying thank you, and nobody really tricks anybody.

All About Politics: Virginia’s Governor’s Race

October 26, 2017

The national Democratic Party wants to continue its winning streak in the Commonwealth. The big problem for Virginia Democrats is the composition of the electorate in these off-off-year elections.

All About Politics: Gun Control in Virginia, Alabama Senate Race

October 5, 2017

In the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting, gun control has emerged as an issue in the Virginia governor’s race. Meanwhile, in Alabama, Democrat Doug Jones has an uphill fight for the Senate.

All About Politics: Running (or Not) for Mayor, Governor

September 21, 2017

Former Mayor Vince Gray — who lost to Bowser in 2014 and is now the Council member from Ward 7 — very much wants to run again for mayor, our columnist believes.