RBG Is the Point of Your Vote

October 16, 2020

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Sept. 18, a flood of tributes and future promises rose among her many admirers. To visit the front of the Supreme Court those […]

RBG: We Bid You Farewell (photos)

September 28, 2020

After thousands paid their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court, she become the first woman and the first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

Silent Crowds, Bouquets, Signs, Stones Honor RBG (photos)

September 21, 2020

The late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Thursday, Sept. 24, and at the Capitol on Friday, Sept. 25.

Ward 2 Is Underestimating Trump’s Authoritarianism Threat

July 27, 2020

According to District Council candidate Katherine Venice, we must all realize that America now is the Edmund Pettus Bridge, and we are all called to stand up in the spirit of John Lewis.

Demonstrators Gather for LGBT Workplace Rights at Supreme Court (photos)

October 10, 2019

On Tuesday, October 8, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in three cases dealing with workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. The landmark Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

Capitol Newspeg: Majority, Diversity, Civility

October 15, 2018

What would happen if the majority changes in the House? Plus different ways to approach diversity on the Supreme Court and when and where incivility is apparently okay.

Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Storm Capitol Hill (photos)

October 8, 2018

The controversial hearing process and vote culminated with the judge’s confirmation on Saturday, Oct. 6, and the arrest of 164 activists on the East Steps of the Capitol.

Fiola Adds Security Guards

October 4, 2018

On Sept. 24, Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife Heidi were dining at Fiola, owned by Fabio and Maria Trabocchi, when protesters stormed the downtown restaurant.

Capitol Newspeg: Democracy Is Alive and Well on the Hill

October 1, 2018

Many decry that Congress is broken. The complaints, suggestions, accusations, defenses, compromises and dealmaking — all of that is becoming increasingly heated.

Inside the Kavanaugh Hearing (photos)

September 6, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is considerably more conservative than the justice he would replace, Anthony M. Kennedy, who has, since at least 2005, been the swing vote on many of the Supreme Court’s most ideologically charged decisions.