Kwame Brown

After all the sturm and drang of the past year the DC Council appears to have settled down to doing its work on behalf of the citizens of the District. After the resignation of Kwame Brown there was...
Cutting taxes often doesn’t boost the economy and definitely doesn’t boost trust in politicians. It can be bad when done to pander to lobbyists clamoring for cuts benefitting only a few....
My reaction was sadness and disappointment when I heard about the fraud charges brought against Council Chair Kwame Brown by the U.S. Attorney’s office yesterday. Even though he brought this on...
Georgetown’s leading community groups have come out against the proposal for later bars hours during 19 three-day holiday weekends. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has proposed this extension to...
The celebration of the life and music of DC Go-Go Godfather Chuck Brown stirred to the heights of the Washington Convention Center Thursday afternoon as family members and thousands of fans sang...
A healthy dose of skepticism between the Council and the Mayor’s Office is good but the relationship doesn’t always have to be adversarial and acrimonious. A big question is what role the...
The dream of every insurgent candidate in D.C. has come true: FBI and IRS raids were conducted on the home and offices of a gargantuan political player, Jeffrey Thompson, who has ties to every...
(Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Sislen with Councilmember Tommy Wells There was music in the Council Chamber on Tuesday, the sweet music of verbal praise of councilmembers throwing bouquets at...
2011 was a bad year for DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown. It looks like 2012 could be even worse. Last week veteran reporter Bruce Johnson tweeted, "Word is a new grand jury looking at a local...
Why would a D.C. Councilmember cruising toward reelection draw attention to a vote she regrets? Maybe because she is looking beyond the next election… Earlier this week, Ward 4 Councilmember...