Two top officials who have taken the lead in cleaning up ethical lapses and mismanagement at the board overseeing the Washington region's two major airports came under fire for their own actions Friday at a House oversight hearing.
The authority overseeing the D.C. area's two main airports approved new travel rules for its board of directors and staff and decided to halt no-bid contracts, as the emotions of the embattled board members simmered at a contentious Wednesday meeting.
A candidate who unsuccessfully ran to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee is appealing the election results from a convention earlier this month that descended into chaos, confusion and substantial intraparty finger-pointing.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on Wednesday approved plans for an underground Metrorail station at Washington Dulles International Airport that is $300 million more expensive than a rejected above-ground option.
The 30 members of the Democratic Party panel deciding the fate of Florida and Michigan's delegates to the nominating convention are being inundated with letters - and messages written on oranges - from party faithful eager for a resolution favorable to their presidential candidate or state.