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Inside the State of the Union

On Jan. 30, President Donald Trump focused on his four pillars of immigration reform. Even Democrats applauded (one of the few times) when Trump emphasized his support for higher wages, infrastructure and paid family leave.

DACA Recipients and DREAMers: Who Are They?

Over the next three weeks, discussions in Congress and in the media about DACA recipients and DREAMers — already heated — will intensify.

A Half-Dozen Gone But Remembered

Our writer salutes musicians Edwin Hawkins and Dolores O’Riordan, sportscaster Keith Jackson, little- and big-screen stars Doreen Tracey and Dorothy Malone and Sen. John Tunney.

The Never-Ending Fire and Fury

In a way, the disappearance of “Fire and Fury” from the headlines, or at least its cooling down, makes the main point of Michael Wolff's book itself. 

A Primer on Immigration

Here is a primer on immigration as our writer has come to understand it over the past 10 years, as a credentialed, non-advocate congressional journalist covering immigration reform and politics.

DHS’s Nielsen Testifies; Pro-DREAMer Protests (photos)

Just outside the hearing room where Kirstjen Nielsen was testifying, protesters assembled in the Hart Senate Office Building lobby to demand Congress pass the DREAM Act.

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s

In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.

‘City of Hope’ at National Museum of African American History

An exhibition that opened last month commemorates the 50th anniversary of what tragically became Martin Luther King Jr.’s final crusade, which brought Resurrection City to the National Mall.

Business Ins & Outs, Jan. 10, 2018

News Outlets Make Their Own Headlines The year 2017 ended and the year 2018 began with a couple of bangs in local journalism. The endangered...

Current Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

The Current Newspapers, Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 3. Headquartered at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, the newspaper company celebrated its 50th anniversary...