All About Politics: Doug Jones, Mayor Bowser and Ballou High

December 14, 2017

Should Tuesday, Dec. 12, have been a national day of jubilation? Our columnist looks at the election in Alabama and what comes next, as well as at two issues in the District.

The Barry Statue is All D.C.

December 6, 2017

It’s a few short months away, but this totally D.C. event won’t have any trouble attracting attention. The attention will, I’m quite sure, not be limited to national recognition. The […]

All About Politics: Turkey Bowl Suspensions

November 27, 2017

What happened before the city’s football championship was a real travesty and every D.C. resident who cares about the youth of this city should know exactly what occurred.

Council Members Ask Chancellor to Retract Players’ Suspension

November 22, 2017

The annual Turkey Bowl game, which decides the city football championship, is mired in heated controversy. Woodson High School is slated to play Ballou High School on Thanksgiving day. But […]

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.

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.

Miscommunication in Chief

October 11, 2017

Donald J. Trump’s brief visit to Puerto Rico last week cries out for comment. This is an individual who refuses to assume the role that Americans expect of their president. […]

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.

2 Who Made D.C. Better

September 13, 2017

Before I venture into the political world, I want to remember two people who devoted their lives to making D.C. a better place. Stu Long Stu Long was best known […]