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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

A Summer of Hamilton

Everyone in Washington seems to be a little Alexander Hamilton-crazy this summer. The monster hip-hop hit "Hamilton: An American Musical" at the Kennedy Center...

Andria Thomas Brings Her Toolbox of Skills to Shadow Senate Race

The election of Donald Trump turned many Americans into political activists. Andria Thomas came armed with a PowerPoint presentation. If there’s a will, she...

Norton Faces her first Democratic Challenger in 8 Years

This June, congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will face her first challenger in the primaries in eight years: former Obama administration official Kim Ford. A month...

The Race for the Chair

Most questions asked of the Democratic candidates for DC Council chair – incumbent Phil Mendelson and his opponent Ed Lazere – have centered on...

Eastern Market Organization Alleges Mismanagement

May 22, Eastern Market Preservation and Development Corporation (EMPDC) President Ellen Opper-Weiner held a press conference to announce the release of a report commissioned...

Ward 6 Budget Wins

The DC Council passed the 2019 budget May 15. It is marked by increases in taxes that are to cover the District’s $178 million...

DC Circulator Route Changes Begin June 24

On May 21, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced service improvements for the DC Circulator that will be implemented starting Sunday, June 24. The...

Council Delivers Small Business Commercial Property Tax Relief

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D) gathered community members and press at Hill’s Kitchen, a small retailer near...

Lisa Hunter: Challenging the Status Quo

In a dusty field outside a village in Guyana, an athletic young woman dribbles a soccer ball. Just out of college, she is a...

At-Large Council Candidates Race to the Finish Line

There is little light between incumbent At-Large DC Councilmember Anita Bonds and the three millennial African-American male professionals – Aaron Holmes, Jeremiah Lowery and...