When D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson got up Tuesday to leave a meeting on campaign finance reform with city Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan, colleagues at the conference table joked he was running out to raise money before the proposed legislation kicks in.
The District's police and fire departments may not be at gold-star status, but both received passable grades during their first month of public approval ratings through the Grade D.C. program.
A proposal before the D.C. Council would give prospective city employees preference in the hiring process if they agree to live in the District.
If you think the District's handgun controllers are anti-Second Amendment wackos, take a gander at this.
New campaign finance reports show D.C. Council incumbents with adequate war chests or recharging their fundraising efforts with about three months to go before the Nov. 6 election.
D.C. Council member Jack Evans is definitely running for mayor "the next time an opportunity comes up." But he is not looking to push embattled Mayor Vincent C. Gray out the door.
The seemingly ever-escalating war of words between friendly rivals Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continued last week -- just in time to coincide with Mr. McDonnell's hosting of the National Governors Association's annual meeting held in Williamsburg, Va.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Thursday said the swirl of suspicion around an off-the-books effort during his 2010 campaign is "as frustrating for me as it is for others."
Three D.C. Council members called on embattled Mayor Vincent C. Gray to resign on Wednesday, mere hours after the mayor defended his reputation in the wake of startling revelations about a "shadow" effort by members of his 2010 campaign.