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D.C. Council Has Security Remove Reporters From Meeting

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.22.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The cranky relationship between some District of Columbia officials and the local press corps became more cantankerous on Thursday when ...

D.C. Dysfunction: 'This Is The Worst Council I've Ever Served On'

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's often dysfunctional and contentious District of Columbia Council proceedings, where members uttered profanity, called each oth...

D.C. Council Approves New Tax Bracket For Higher-Income Earners

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In a heated 7-to-6 vote Tuesday afternoon, the District of Columbia Council voted to create a new 8.95 percent top tax bracket for city ...

Hasty TANF Cuts Would Place Neediest Families at Risk

Jim Graham | Posted 11.20.2011 | DC
Jim Graham

The District must find the right balance between the responsibilities of families and individuals and sustaining the safety net for families most in need of assistance.

Joe Englert: Marion Barry T-Shirts Don't Mock Former Mayor

The Washington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC

While I sat for the better part of an hour -- okay, perhaps longer than that -- outside H Street Country Club on Saturday enjoying a few libations as ...

Kwame Brown Defends His Transparency As D.C. Council Tangles On Reform

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just as District of Columbia Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) prepares to unveil emergency ethics-reform legislation at a Monda...

Vincent Orange: D.C. Council Needs Ethics Task Force

Washington City Paper | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC


Kwame Brown, Under Ethical Cloud, Urges D.C. Council Ethics Reform

DCist | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown has been buffeted by scandal since earlier this year, whether his fully-loaded luxury SUV, questions about 2008 campaig...

Catholic Church Threatens To Stop Social Service Programs For D.C.'s Neediest If Gay Marriage Passes

Washington Post | Tim Craig and Michelle Boorstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington said Wednesday that it will be unable to continue the social service programs it runs for the District if the c...

D.C. Mayor and City Council Blame Each Other for Shock Teacher Layoffs

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee announced that a reduction in force of public school teachers had become unavoidable, and schools are in full-on panic mode.