All About Politics: Doug Jones, Mayor Bowser and Ballou High
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 […]