Capitol Hill Buzz: Pelosi, Diversity, Press Credentials

November 19, 2018

Our writer looks at Georgetowner Nancy Pelosi’s chances, the diversity of the 116th Congress and two cases, past and present, of a correspondent’s expulsion.

A Not So Surprising Election Outcome Sets Us Up for 2020

November 7, 2018

It’s over. The hurricane midterm—once in a different political landscape predicted to take on the proportions of a blue wave—has come if not entirely gone. The election—at times feared or […]

Capitol Buzz: Home Rule, Campaign Finance, Voting Rights

November 5, 2018

The Georgetowner’s Capitol Hill columnist looks at three issues that are especially timely with the midterm elections at hand.

Evil Act at the Tree of Life: Remember These Names

October 28, 2018

The Oct. 27 attack in Pittsburgh, which shook and shocked the nation, took place in a national political atmosphere already rife and ripe with hostility, violent riffs, debates, rallies and incidents.

Hate Crimes Are Trending Up

October 24, 2018

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 on 16th Street NW at the […]

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 early morning. Much to […]

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 duo of candidates who carry more […]

One Swell Head

October 10, 2018

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. Or maybe he does. The […]

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 something like: “May you live in […]

Capitol Newspeg: Democracy Is Alive and Well on the Hill

October 1, 2018

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