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DC's Attorney General Race: A Serious Impact on District Youth

Michael Shank | Posted 11.04.2014 | DC
Michael Shank

Now, more than ever, we must pay attention to the practices and policies of the office tasked with prosecuting our youth. In 2011, there were 3,464 arrests of youth in the District and more than 42 percent of these were for non-violent misdemeanors.

Accountability Not on the Ballot

Paul Zukerberg | Posted 05.31.2014 | DC
Paul Zukerberg

As D.C. voters cast their ballots this week, one of the most consequential votes for our city's future isn't even listed. That's because the D.C. Council and Mayor have determined that our city "isn't ready" to elect an attorney general.

This Special Election, Vote for the Special Candidate

Sam Jewler | Posted 06.23.2013 | DC
Sam Jewler

D.C. Council corruption -- legal and illegal -- is endemic. Rare candidates like Elissa Silverman are the antidote. A win by her will show other candidates, black and white, that they can win without the influence of landed wealth and conflicts of interest,

Where To Celebrate 4/20 In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.17.2013 | DC

Are you 'toked and ready to go? Every April 20, stoners from all over the world gather in every major city to celebrate what has become internation...

Pot Advocate Favors Soda Ban

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.03.2013 | DC

Do you enjoy Big Gulps from 7-11 that hold more than your stomach or "supersized" sodas at McDonald's? If a few candidates for the D.C. Council hav...

Bad News For Pot Advocates

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.07.2013 | DC

A high-profile marijuana lawyer's campaign for D.C. Council may be derailed by a challenger who claims he didn't collect enough signatures to be place...