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Time for David Gregory to Apologize

David Shuster | Posted 03.03.2013 | Media
David Shuster

Meet the Press is the oldest and most treasured public affairs show on television. This is why the ongoing silence of David Gregory and NBC News -- following his apparent on-air violation of D.C. gun laws -- is so disconcerting.

Homeland, a Problem With Location

Jamison Doran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jamison Doran

I realize the landscape of North Carolina is intoxicating and it must be tempting just to use what you have in every single scene. But Homeland is set in D.C. and some accuracy would be nice, even if it means having Dana and Finn go somewhere besides the Washington Monument.

ESPN Radio Hosts Mock Transgender Player

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.12.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin were temporarily suspended from hosting their show, USA Today reported late Tuesday. A gay sports outlet has c...

DeLay, Abramoff Meet For Lunch

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

Two former Washington power players taken down by scandal were reunited on Wednesday for a lunch meeting between old friends. Jack Abramoff, the d...

Bolling Reportedly To Drop Virginia Governor Bid

Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Lt. Gov Bill Bolling will drop his bid for Virginia governor, CNN and Politico reported Tuesday evening. The Republican, who is now in his second ...

State Department Flash Fire Leaves Four Injured

Posted 11.24.2012 | DC

Four people were injured Saturday when a flash fire broke out at the State Department in Washington, DC, CNN reports. The fire began in the ductwor...

A Case for Comic Books, Part 1: A Woman Named Raven

Clarence Haynes | Posted 01.19.2013 | Books
Clarence Haynes

I've recently started to read comic books again, both new and anthologized titles, with the habit jumpstarted by DC Comics' 2011 re-launch of its line.

As Kwame Brown Sentence Shows, Not All Scandals Are Scandals

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 01.19.2013 | DC
Michael Fauntroy

As we come to the end of a difficult and embarrassing year for District politics, let us resist the urge to paint all corruption with the same broad strokes.

Chef Names His Restaurant 'WTF,' Didn't Realize What It Meant

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.16.2012 | Home

What the... an eatery that just opened in Washington, D.C. called Woodward Takeout Food is going by its rather unfortunate acronym, WTF. Owner and ...

Better Bicycling Mean More Business, Cities Discover

Jay Walljasper | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business
Jay Walljasper

Bikes are improving the business climate beyond big cities and those not recognized as bike capitals.

LOOK: Sandy's 'Catastrophic, Pure Devastation' To Schools

Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

Schools in New York City and neighboring districts are closed for the rest of the week as city officials work to get things back to normal after Hurri...

Gun Deaths Outpace Motor Vehicle Deaths in the DMV (DC, MD, VA)

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 12.10.2012 | DC
Josh Sugarmann

Gun deaths now outpace motor vehicle deaths in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. That's according to a new analysis by my organization, the Violence Policy Center, of just-released federal firearm and motor vehicle deaths data.

The Scandal of Silence in D.C.

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.03.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

D.C. will never bet taken seriously on Capitol Hill or around the country so long as our local government is perceived as inept, corrupt and unable to change.

The Nation's Capital Prepares for Hypothermia Season

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 12.03.2012 | DC
Jean-Michel Giraud

Having worked with the staff at DHS for several years now, I know that they would like nothing more than to shelter these families during the summer. As constituents, we need to give them the means to do that by advocating for adequate levels of funding for homeless services each year.

City Confidential: Discovering Washington D.C.

Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices

If stuffy politicians and historic monuments are all you think D.C. has to offer, you’re sadly mistaken. The nation’s capital is not only home...

An Exclusive Preview of 'Talon #0' from Scott Snyder

Bryan Young | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

talon01DC Comics is launching their first-ever series with a brand-new character from The New 52.

When the N-word Strikes in Chocolate City

Head-Roc | Posted 11.19.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

This past weekend, I learned a lot about myself and where I am when it comes to responding to, and handling, the nuances of racism that black and brown people have to endure on a daily basis in our society.

Can Congress Come Out and Play?

Michael Winship | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

Members hustled back to the capital all right, not to get much accomplished for the good of the nation but to party down at events designed to scrape every last nickel of campaign contributions from the jam pots of cash held by K Street lobbyists and special interests.

Barack Obama Washington, D.C. Graffiti and Street Art (PHOTOS)

Eric Shutt | Posted 11.13.2012 | DC
Eric Shutt

2012-09-13-obamagraffitti.jpgBarack Obama inspired his way into the White House in 2008 with a message that resonated on the streets of Washington, DC. Since then, depictions of the President have popped up across the nation's capital.

Cirque du Soleil's Totem Beats the Fab Five in Olympic Competition

Marlene Hall | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC
Marlene Hall

That's right. If Cirque du Soliel's Totem had to compete against the U.S. women's Fab Five in the Olympics, they would win.

The Fire of Adventure

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Zoe P. Strassfield

There are several paintings in the museum of people who donated money or collections, but this one wasn't a typical portrait. The man and woman in the painting were dressed in climbing gear and kneeling on a mountain summit, holding an American flag and the flag of the National Geographic Society.

SNEAK PEEK: Ms. Knope Goes To Washington

Posted 07.31.2012 | TV

Will Capitol Hill ever be the same once Leslie Knope is done with it? Viewers will soon find out when "Parks & Recreation" takes over Washington, DC i...

Delayed Reaction: A Conversation With Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner, Plus Chatting With Gyroskope's Todd Smith

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Blog Post About Sexual Assault Sparks Huge Response

The Washington Post | Petula Dvorak | Posted 07.15.2012 | DC

Liz Gorman did what the others didn’t. After she was sexually assaulted on a D.C. street in the middle of the day, she not only called police, she a...

Make It Simple for Congress to Find Your Legislative Priorities

David K. Rehr | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
David K. Rehr

Many Americans think they have little chance to impact Washington, given the professional army of lobbyists and lawyers who swarm Capitol Hill on a daily basis. But they would be wrong.