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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Feb. 19, the crowd watching at the Woman's National Democratic Club was subdued, serious, intently listening. There were no exuberant reactions.
Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker were joined on the parade's reviewing stand by George and Martha Washington themselves.
On Feb. 8, for the 11th time, hundreds of hardy individuals jogged along D.C. streets wearing nothing but their underwear.
Some likened President Donald J. Trump's speech on Feb. 4 to a combination campaign rally and television reality show.
Our photographer sought to document the spectacle surrounding the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.