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Vincent Orange to Exit D.C. Council on Sour Note

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 08.09.2016 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

After being pushed Vincent Orange finally did the right thing and announced he will resign his Council seat on August 15th the day he begins his new j...

#DontTaxWellness in DC

Lane Hudson | Posted 08.19.2014 | 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.

Vincent Orange's 'Superdome' Would Compound Previous Land-Use Blunders

Michael Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Michael Hamilton

Spending large amounts of public money on a stadium to create economic growth is more becoming of a dying city like Detroit, and doesn't make sense for Washington.

A Synonym for the D.C. Democratic State Committee: Dysfunctional Volume 2

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.26.2013 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

The issues I have with the Democratic State Committee are not anti-Democratic. They are more of a plea for openness and getting more people involved who can help run the organization in a way that we Democrats in the city can be proud of.

Councilmember 'Very Excited' By Possible Soda Restrictions

Posted 10.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Could the District of the Columbia follow the lead of New York City to restrict the sale of large-size sugary drinks? Some members of th...

Tears, Drama Mark Tense D.C. Council Hearing

Posted 06.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In a day full of personal attacks, low blows and other political theatrics, it took the tearful pleas for civility by a member of the Di...

'Boring' Policy Wonk Poised To Fill Big Job After Scandalous Week

Posted 06.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Phil Mendelson (D) appears to have wrangled enough support from his colleagues on the District of Columbia Council to clinch the legisla...

What's Next For D.C. Council?

Posted 06.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Now that Kwame Brown (D) has stepped down from the chairmanship of the District of Columbia Council following being charged with one cou...

Voters Head To Polls In D.C. Council Races

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Will voters in the District of Columbia, fatigued by headline after headline of stories involving allegations of public corruption and f...

Sleaze City: Citizens' Revolt Launched to Ban Corporate Control of DC Elections

Art Levine | Posted 06.02.2012 | DC
Art Levine

The growing movement to undo the nefarious impact of the Citizens United decision allowing unlimited corporate campaign spending finds its counterpart in a citizens' revolt against corporate control of local Washington, D.C. elections.

D.C. Mayor Linked To Growing Campaign-Finance Scandal

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray personally handled as much as $100,000 in campaign donations linked to a politically-connected f...

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...

Bowser To D.C. Council: Ignore Emergency Ethics Push (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) sent a letter to her colleagues urging them to not support any emergency leg...

Lincoln Theatre Funding Crisis Could Shutter Landmark

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U Street's historic Lincoln Theatre, which has hosted legendary artists like Billie Holliday, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, is in d...

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 ...

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