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At-Large Council Race Brings Drama to Midterms

The opposition to incumbent Elissa Silverman has been recently led by the mayor, who’s been highly vocal and emphatic in her support for Dionne Reeder.

Tech Tip: The Importance of Unique Passwords

This week's tip: No matter how much of a pain it is, it is very important to have different passwords for each of your online accounts.

Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status

On Nov. 15, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board will consider an application to make the Exorcist Steps a historic landmark, similar to but not on par with the presidential and war memorials.

Ruby Slippers Going Back on View (photos)

The pair owned by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, worn by actress Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz," were donated to the museum anonymously in 1979.

Capitol Newspeg: Majority, Diversity, Civility

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.

G.U. Professor on Leave After Hateful Tweet

In a tweet during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, C. Christine Fair, an associate professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, celebrated the imaginary deaths of Republican senators.

Capitol Newspeg: Democracy Is Alive and Well on the Hill

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

Political Floodwaters Rise With Kavanaugh Hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh presented himself as both self-confident, and, oddly, as a victim — and, more than that, the subject of persecution by the Democratic Party.  

Senate Sexual Assault Hearing Is No Circus

Unlike many other controversial hearings, the atmosphere surrounding this one among the press and the supporters waiting in line was not to make a rumpus. 

Woodward’s ‘Fear’: A Splash, Then Silence

The combination of book and New York Times editorial was explosive, and, one would think, would provide enough fodder for speculative editorializing and deep-think, deep-state posturing to last the rest of Trump’s term, or at least for a week or two.