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DCanter is located at 545 Eighth Street, SE.
DCanter wine shop wants to make enjoying a relaxing bottle (or 12) so easy, staff will do everything short of strolling into your kitchen and topping off a balloon goblet to speed the process along via a new custom-ordering program.
DAVIDSON CANYON, Ariz. The bike rack at the Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead here is a twisted oxidized metal coil molded to look like a rattlesnake. Its a small bit of whimsy amid a majestic part of the 800-plus-mile Arizona Trail dedicated to the victims of a dark chapter in the Grand Canyon States history.
On the final day of orientation, new members of Congress, their staff and the media packed into a Rayburn committee hearing room Wednesday to find out their fate for office selection.
Rep. Edward Whitfield is facing new allegations he has been using his House seat for family gain and is pushing back against a report that he was using his position to boost his wifes stock portfolio.
With frigid winds whipping around the 288 foot-tall Capitol Dome, Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers said the next phase of the nearly $60 million restoration project has begun.
Welcome to the holiday season! Its full of receptions, cocktail parties and Christmas cards, all things Hill Navigator endorses (in moderation, of course). But how do you go about sending cards to your workplace contacts? Hill Navigator discusses.
Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Howard O. Greene Jr. died at his home in Alexandria, Va., Sunday at the age of 73.
Updated 11:15 p.m. | A Senate vote to approve the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday took an odd turn after Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., read the final vote tally as protestors of the pipeline in the Senate Gallery burst into song.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., and a few lawmakers from pot-friendly states have high hopes that the House will not try to stop the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana for recreational use, but the rest of the chamber isnt ruling out the possibility of intervention.
The 400th anniversary of El Grecos death this year put the National Gallery of Art in an unusual bind. As keepers of one of the largest collections of the painters work outside of Spain, curators made a priority of loaning four of their prized pieces to exhibits abroad. That complicated efforts to mount their own commemoration of an artist whose startlingly modernist style, with its vivid colors and elongated figures, has spawned centuries of praise and criticism.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was a senior speechwriter at the White House when first lady Nancy Reagan coined the catchphrase, Just Say No.
You dont want to disturb the milk, Genevieve OSullivan said as she slowly poured the white liquid into a plastic container. That would break the fat molecules. Pour it like you pour champagne.
If the landlord never asks you for rent, do you still owe?
Hill staffers might be working hard in competitive jobs, but they still arent making much money, according to two new reports from the Congressional Research Service.
Shadow Sen. Michael D. Brown fears legislation packaged as an effort to streamline the statehood movement will effectively turn the District of Columbias two shadow senators and shadow representative into employees of the D.C. government, instead of elected officials.
The congressional job search goes into overdrive every two years, as each election brings new members of Congress looking to hire staff. Working for a new member can be so much fun you get all the optimism, good will and eagerness of Congress without the jaded, pessimistic edge (at least not yet). But how do you land one of those coveted spots? Hill Navigator discusses.
An ambitious Kentucky lawmaker. A president mistrusted by his own party. Texas taking on an outsize role in Congress. Is this 2014, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell waiting gleefully to seize the majority, President Barack Obama under withering criticism from Democrats marooned in the minority and Lone Star Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz ready to take up spheres of influence in the Senate?
Remember that time your closest friends were just down the hall from you? You could meet in the cafeteria for lunch, or grab a drink together at the end of the day at a local bar?
While the wealth of Congress surged $150 million last year and at least a third of federal lawmakers are millionaires, theres a sizable group of have-nots in Congress too.
The haze of nostalgia often blinds people to the problems of the past. This is especially true in politics and journalism, where current practitioners love to wax rhapsodic about how great things were in the good old days, when everybody got along and drank whiskey with each other and were regular old pals.
CHELTENHAM, Md. Forearms pressed into the black asphalt, the Capitol Polices 179th class of recruits shook and dripped with sweat in their third minute of planks. It was near 10 a.m. on an 80-degree morning in mid-September, and since 7 a.m. they had been performing squats, crunches and a particularly grueling training drill requiring them to drag a 165 pound dummy 40 feet.
Want that Capitol Hill job? Doesnt congressional staffer have such a nice ring to it?
ROCKLAND, Maine Once aboard the boat that will speed us to North Haven, a Connecticut man opens up about his affinity for the Pine Tree State.
If there is an epicenter of the Washington Tourist-Industrial Complex, it may very well be the Hard Rock Cafe in Penn Quarter.
A House chairman usually ends up hanging around the committee room years after he or she retires.
Matt Dennis wasnt used to making reporters wait for a response. But when he was on paternity leave, his newborn son Jonah took priority over his boss, Democratic Rep. Nita M. Lowey of New York, so he put the BlackBerry aside.
In a city such as D.C., with its infinite possibilities, had Segway tours become too much to endure? The answer is no, thanks to Segs in the City and their friends forever at the Institute of Justice, who sued to get rid of that D.C. rite of passage.
Interns are busy. Most everyone in D.C. is busy. But as longtime Hill Navigator readers may have noticed, this week we launched the first Roll Call e-book: Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship.
Thinking about starting a family? Interested in having kids, but not sure when?
So you want to be a reporter? You want to join the profession listed as among the worst jobs of 2014, at a time when publishing industry is going through a period of turmoil?