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Hate Crimes Are Trending Up

A town hall discussion centered on hate crimes education was held last week in response to two recent bias-related crimes, or hate crimes, committed...

CAG Report: Fighting Crime

By Pam Moore The other morning, I sat down with my cup of coffee and began to look through the emails that had arrived during...

The Georgetowner Endorses …

At this time two years ago, we were opining about the main presidential contenders,offering the aside, “voters have never before been faced with a...

One Swell Head

This tribute to a Georgetowner staffer will be on the short side, because he didn’t write it. It’s not that he has a swelled head....

Our Interesting Times

These days, one is reminded almost daily of a phrase described long ago as a Chinese curse. That would be the one that goes...

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.  

Sports Betting on Council’s Fall Agenda

Last week, the Council of the District of Columbia returned from summer recess to convene its first legislative session since July. The Council's 22nd...

CAG Report: Ready for Autumn

Written by Pam Moore Summer is definitely over. In Georgetown, you can feel the pace of life pick up: our phones ring more often, it...

The Rush to 5G

Washington, D.C., is becoming so smart — 5G network smart, that is. We are already well into the planning stages to support the next...