Phil Mendelson

Vincent Orange just accepted the job as President of the DC Chamber of Commerce. It is understandable he needs work since he lost his reelection campaign in June. But his intent to do both jobs...
The arrogance of the D.C. Council may have hit a high point with the recent slight-of-hand by Chair Phil Mendelson with his last-minute, only 18 hours before the vote, tax plan. But this isn’t...
On April 23 there will be an election in the District for the Council-at-large seat vacated when Phil Mendelson was elected Council Chair. It was filled on an interim basis by the D.C. Democratic...
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...
Capitol Hill’s many constituencies -- federal, District and community -- turned out for the opening of the Hill Center on Saturday.  The federal side was represented by the Marine Color...
D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan hasn't weighed in on the merits of a $1 million lawsuit filed by Redskins owner Dan Snyder against the Washington City Paper after it published "The Cranky...
Hardy Middle School students and parents braved the chilly, drizzly weather and demonstrated at the Wilson Building on President’s Day, holding signs and chanting for the reinstatement of ...
Next week, one of the D.C. Council's most experienced leaders will chair an oversight hearing focused on the agencies that regulate the liquor industry in the District of Columbia. Councilmember...
In a heated, three-hour continuation of a hearing that started last month, the Alcohol Beverage Control Board wrestled with the bold request of George -- a part-time nightclub tucked into the same...
While some are criticizing a new law targeting night-time noise in neighborhoods, Councilmember Phil Mendelson says the  measure simply updates ordinances written in 1892 and 1953 that were too...