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#DontTaxWellness in DC

Lane Hudson | Posted 06.19.2014 | DC
Lane Hudson

Despite the claim to being America's fittest city, the District still has major health problems to address like our obesity rate and health disparities across social and economic groups.

Don't Let Earmarks Return in D.C.

Robert Bettmann | Posted 07.23.2013 | DC
Robert Bettmann

Earmarks were eliminated in D.C. in 2010, and the policy climate had been improving for it. But Lettermarking, a first cousin of Earmarking, is trying for a comeback.

Will Nats Fans End Up Stranded?

Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the Nationals inching closer to the playoffs, baseball fans at Nationals Park could be left stranded without a ride home if weeknig...

Utilities Will Bill Customers For Lost Revenue From Storm

Posted 07.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Power customers in Maryland will likely be fuming when they learn that electric utilities Pepco and BGE will be recouping lost reven...

Could This Guy Be The Next Mayor Of D.C.?

Posted 07.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) confirmed news that he's planning a mayoral run, something that's been talked ...

Next Mayor In Nation's Capital May Be White

Posted 05.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Since Home Rule was granted to the District of Columbia in the early 1970s, all of the city's mayors have been African American. Could t...

Mayor's Redskins Courtship Continues

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Will the nation's capital ever lure the Redskins back from the suburbs? For some District of Columbia officials, including Mayor Vincent...

Local D.C. Campaign-Finance Scandal Grows

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local elections officials in the District of Columbia are conducting a "random audit" of last year's special election campaign of D.C. C...

51st State for Obama Slate Candidates Ready for Delegate Challenge

Franklin Garcia | Posted 05.02.2012 | DC
Franklin Garcia

On Saturday, March 3, the local Democratic Party will start delegate election to fill its delegation to the Democratic National Convention.

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Man Needs To Find Groundhog By Thursday

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Aaron DeNu is trying to get hold of a live groundhog before Thursday at 8:30 a.m. That's when he will host Dupont Circle's first-ever Gr...

'Post' Scribe Demolishes Candidate's Excuses For Bowing Out

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- McKinsey & Company consultant Fiona Greig bowed out from the race to unseat longtime District of Columbia Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Wa...

Ward 2 Challenger Forgoes Bid To Unseat Evans

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Fiona Greig is bowing out from the race to unseat longtime District of Columbia Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2). In a statement p...

D.C. Council Candidate List Potential Donor Targets As 'Homosexual' And 'Super Wealthy'

Patch | Lauren Sausser | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

A D.C. Council candidate included a list of fundraiser targets in a report filed with the city's Office of Campaign Finance, and the list identified a...

D.C. Politics Is Broken

Adam Clampitt | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC
Adam Clampitt

In local District of Columbia politics, an essentially one-party system with few checks and balances and no ethics guidelines have yielded a city government that is rotten at its core.

Dupont High Heel Race Takes To 17th Street For 25th Year (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.25.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Late Tuesday night, scores of glitter-loving men took a mad dash down 17th Street NW as part of the annual Dupont High-Heel Race, a colo...

Frank Kameny Honored In D.C. (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. politicians are paying tribute to Frank Kameny, the gay rights pioneer who died Tuesday at his home in Dupont Circle. D.C. Coun...

D.C. Politicians Pay Tribute To Gay-Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. politicians are paying tribute to Frank Kameny, the gay rights pioneer who died Tuesday at his home in Dupont Circle. Kameny, 86...

Nobody Getting Along Here

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC
Patricia McGuire

The eruption of personal tensions among our local legislators, triggered at least in part by instances of ethically challenged behaviors, is an embarrassment for a city government that can't afford public ridicule.

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...

Pledged Delegates Join Supers In Eyeing The General

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

At Nevada's state convention Hillary lost a delegate, so she's now down by three in a state she won. Jack Evans, manager of her campaign in DC switched to Obama as well, citing momentum.