iOS app Android app More


Friday Talking Points -- As The Wedgie Turns

11. 8.2013
We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's...
D.C. Poised To Make Big Pot Move

D.C. Poised To Make Big Pot Move

11. 2.2013
WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — It took nearly 15 years after voters approved medical marijuana for it to become available in the District...
Marion Barry's Punishment For Accepting Cash Gifts From City Contractors

Marion Barry's Punishment For Accepting Cash Gifts From City Contractors

09.17.2013
WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia Council has censured Councilmember Marion Barry for accepting $6,800 in cash from two city...
Marion Barry's Son Faces DUI, Marijuana Charges

Marion Barry's Son Faces DUI, Marijuana Charges

08.28.2013
HAMPTON, Va. -- The son of Washington Councilman Mayor Marion Barry has a Nov. 13 court date to answer charges in Virginia of driving under...
Marion Barry In Trouble Over Gifts From City Contractors

Marion Barry In Trouble Over Gifts From City Contractors

07.12.2013
WASHINGTON -- D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has been censured by the city's ethics board and fined $13,600 for accepting cash gifts from...
What Does Marion Barry Have To Say About Toronto's Crack Smoking Mayor?

What Does Marion Barry Have To Say About Toronto's Crack Smoking Mayor?

05.17.2013
The Toronto mayor's recent crack-related troubles are leading some to draw connections with a certain D.C. politician. Here's the Montreal...
VOTE: Should D.C. Decriminalize Marijuana?

VOTE: Should D.C. Decriminalize Marijuana?

05.16.2013
WASHINGTON -- The fight to decriminalize marijuana possession in Washington, D.C., just got an unlikely ally: former mayor and current...
Why Was Marion Barry Hospitalized?

Why Was Marion Barry Hospitalized?

04. 3.2013
WASHINGTON — D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry has been released from the hospital after being treated for a drop...
DC's Poorest Set to Suffer From Federal Sequester

DC's Poorest Set to Suffer From Federal Sequester

03.13.2013
D.C. can easily cover the sequester cuts, given the $400 million budget surplus it announced earlier this year. The outstanding question,...
What Does 'Mofo' Mean? Marion Barry Explains, On Twitter

What Does 'Mofo' Mean? Marion Barry Explains, On Twitter

02.27.2013
WASHINGTON -- Marion Barry spent Saturday evening supporting the arts and local businesses, and explaining to certain parts of the internet...
Before The Big House, This Is Where D.C.'s Most Notorious Politician Lived

Before The Big House, This Is Where D.C.'s Most Notorious Politician Lived

Will Wrigley  02.19.2013
Have you ever wanted to live in a piece of (perhaps somewhat motley) D.C. history? Now you can! This house was witness to the rise and...
Racism on Display: Washington, D.C.'s Status in Congress

Racism on Display: Washington, D.C.'s Status in Congress

01.17.2013
It's time to give Washington, D.C. residents the same rights and responsibilities we've given to other Americans -- governmental autonomy...
Marion Barry's Plan To Encourage Organ Donors

Marion Barry's Plan To Encourage Organ Donors

Chelsea Kiene  01. 9.2013
WASHINGTON -- More than 115,000 people in the United States wait today for a lifesaving organ transplant. That list, which keeps growing,...
LOOK: Marion Barry's 'Psychic Intuition' About The Redskins

LOOK: Marion Barry's 'Psychic Intuition' About The Redskins

01. 6.2013
WASHINGTON -- Former District of Columbia Mayor and current Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) has never been shy about tweeting what's...