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The Scandal of Silence in D.C.

Patricia McGuire | Posted 12.03.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

D.C. will never bet taken seriously on Capitol Hill or around the country so long as our local government is perceived as inept, corrupt and unable to change.

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.'s Ward 5 Is Setting the Stage for Political Drama

Frederick Butler | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC
Frederick Butler

Like TNT, D.C. "knows drama," when it comes to politics, and with local and federal investigations of two Ward 5 politicians, a recall campaign and a possible challenge to election results, Ward 5 is setting the stage for really bad community theater.

Does Washington Know Best?

Patrick Mara | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC
Patrick Mara

By law, every single individual legally residing in our nation's capital is deprived of full participation in the great American tradition of democracy. There's no excuse for it.