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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.

Walmart and the Mayoral Field Give D.C. the Bait-and-Switch

Sam Jewler | Posted 10.06.2013 | DC
Sam Jewler

The real bait-and-switch is happening right now, as politicians who once called for city-wide agreements and reasonable wages at local Walmart stores -- including the mayor and two mayoral candidates -- switch their rhetoric and their votes.

DC's Role in Driving the Immigration Reform Debate

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 04.12.2013 | DC
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Presently, 25,000 undocumented immigrants in D.C. cannot obtain a driver's license from the DMV. To continue denying D.C. resident's access to ID and driving privileges entrenches discrimination by fettering freedom of movement, and creates a permanent subset of second-class residents.

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...

D.C. Prostitution Moves East Of Anacostia River

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The prostitution landscape in the nation's capital is changing. WAMU-FM's "Metro Connection" reported on the District of Columbia's c...

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...