Marion Barry

(Photo by: Courtesy of the Executive Office of the Mayor) Christopher Barry, Mayor Vincent Gray, Cora Barry, Phil Mendelson On Thursday morning Marion Barry’s casket was brought to the John A...
Dirty, salty snow in rock-hard piles was frozen to the ground at the Rose Park tennis courts near 26th and O Streets in Georgetown on a frigid morning in January in 1998. As most people slept, an...
The history of DC politics was served up on a platter at LOOK Supper Club on K Street on Friday night, hosted by proprietor Michael Kosmides and Hollywood on the Potomac in honor of the...
In less than a week people will go to the polls to choose a Councilmember at-large to fill the seat vacated when Phil Mendelson was elected Council Chair. There are six candidates running and each is...
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...
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...
  There has been some talk and a bit of news this week about various people seeking to be delegates to the Democratic National Convention. It is difficult to get excited about a convention where...
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...
Can you image a party on State-of-the-Union night in Washington where the rule of the event was that politics are off the table?  That was the directive for Tuesday night’s 60th...
There have been five movies starring the San Francisco homicide detective nicknamed "Dirty Harry" (portrayed by Clint Eastwood), but there will be no sequel to the political career of...