House Bill on D.C. Statehood Likely to Pass

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the bill, H.R.51, to be discussed and voted on tomorrow, would declare the city a new state, named “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.”

Juneteenth’s Time Has Come

In D.C., Friday, June 19, will be a day of renewed and expanded demonstrations, calling not only for justice for George Floyd and other African Americans murdered by police but for meaningful steps toward Black equality.

Bowser Joins Protesters, Pushes Back at Trump (photos)

Mayor Bowser strolled through the earnest and sometimes festive crowd near the St. Regis hotel and St. John's Church on June 6, speaking briefly at the corner of 16th and Eye Streets NW.

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Fly Over D.C. for Health Care Workers (photos)

A total of 12 fighter jets, six of the Air Force's F-16 C/D Fighting Falcons and six F-18 C/D Hornets, appeared over the Capitol building just before noon.

D.C. Hunkers Down During Cherry Blossom Season (photos)

There was a brief window for a few days early on as the flowers approached peak bloom when it was possible to capture the scene.

After Brawl of a Debate, Dems Ponder

On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman's National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.

Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in Alexandria (photos)

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker were joined on the parade's reviewing stand by George and Martha Washington themselves.

Cupid’s Undie Run Begins 2nd Decade in D.C. (photos)

On Feb. 8, for the 11th time, hundreds of hardy individuals jogged along D.C. streets wearing nothing but their underwear.

Inside the State of the Union Address (photos)

Some likened President Donald J. Trump's speech on Feb. 4 to a combination campaign rally and television reality show.

Documenting the Impeachment Trial (photos)

Our photographer sought to document the spectacle surrounding the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.