The John A. Wilson Building may cast a reddish glow next week to signal a series of efforts aimed at increasing awareness of HIV/AIDS in the District.
The D.C. Council's longest-serving member took a giant step closer to securing a sixth term when his opponent dropped out of the race on Wednesday, citing a bizarre chain of events that included a man peering into the windows of her Georgetown home.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett was recently the victim of mistaken identity, and it was an experience he'd like to forget.
Officials in the District are taking a new approach to the quest for statehood, handpicking state legislatures that will support their goal through resolutions in their chambers, starting with friendly contacts in New England.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Wednesday that he has not been summoned to appear before a grand jury investigating allegations of corruption in his mayoral campaign, even as reports suggest prosecutors are accelerating their probe and that a Gray campaign consultant is playing a pivotal role.
The D.C. Council approved an income-tax increase on the city's highest earners on Tuesday, after a proposal dismissed in the spring was revived during closed-door negotiations and hotly debated by council members returning from summer recess.
A D.C. Council member is proposing a package of ethics-reform bills that would impose term limits on officeholders while raising to $170,000 the salaries of city lawmakers who are already among the most highly paid in the nation.
A bill that provides federal funding for the District's courts and other programs got the green light Thursday without any pesky amendments that ruin the city's dreams of full autonomy.