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Moran: Members Can't Afford to Live Decently in D.C. (Audio)

Despite what constituents outside of Washington might think, members of Congress are underpaid, a House Legislative Branch appropriator suggested Thursday.

Fight for D.C. Rights Comes to Capitol Hill on Friday

Washingtonians will storm Capitol Hill Friday to tell Congress how the District’s lack of legislative and budget freedom negatively affects their lives.

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The Partisan Brings Meat Lovers Together

“You’ve got some straight food porn right there,” a nosy neighbor said as she shamelessly leaned over to take the full measure of the parade of mouth-watering proteins being escorted to our rapidly shrinking table.

Ward 6 Loses Tommy Wells, but He'll Keep Pushing for Livable City

Late Tuesday, on the top floor of a Pennsylvania Avenue bar near the Capitol, D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells capped a speech to supporters of his failed mayoral bid with a call to action: “Onward!”

D.C. Race Roundup: Charles Allen Secures Ward 6 Council Seat

Ward 6 Democrats picked Charles Allen to replace his former boss, D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells, in Tuesday’s primary election.

Ward 6: Board of Elections Count Slows Charles Allen-Darrel Thompson Results

Residents of Ward 6 have trusted D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells to represent their interests on the D.C. Council since his 2006 election.

D.C. Mayoral Primary: Muriel Bowser Wins, Promises to Bring 'Fresh Start'

With “Uncle Earl” allegations looming large, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser defeated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray and six challengers to win the Democratic nomination for the District’s top political post.

Hard Times for Capitol Hill Bars

It’s been a brutal few months for bar crawlers around Capitol Hill.

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Ed Gilman Still Sees Bipartisanship in Capitol

Ed Gilman came to Capitol Hill as an intern 14 years ago and he “never looked back.”

D.C. Mayoral Candidate Tommy Wells Disputes Polling: 'We Have the Numbers'

Polls depict the District’s mayoral primary as a two-candidate race between Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Council Member Muriel Bowser.

A PSA for Independent Voters in D.C.

District voters registered as “no party” who turn out to the polls today may be offered the chance to cast a provisional ballot, but it probably won’t be counted.

Tommy Wells' Scarf Ad Wins Mayoral Fashion War

Win or lose in Tuesday’s D.C. Democratic mayoral primary, Ward 6 Councilman Tommy Wells has won the fashion ad wars.

Gray Signs D.C.'s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Norton Vows to Defend it

Mayor Vincent Gray quietly signed Washington, D.C.’s marijuana decriminalization measure on Monday, sending one of the nation’s most potent pot bills to Congress for review.

Idaho Man Who Fired at White House in 2011 Sentenced to 25 Years

The man who shot a semi-automatic assault rifle at the White House in 2011 was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday for terrorism and related weapons offenses.

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Smithsonian's Kiyochika Exhibit Illuminates a Bygone Tokyo

The scenes of late 19th century Tokyo capture a city on the rise, with multistory brick buildings, gas lighting, telegraph poles, railroads and warships cruising the surrounding rivers.

Eisenhower Hometown Likes Ike Memorial Design

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s hometown is encouraging the stakeholders in his Washington, D.C., memorial to move forward with architect Frank Gehry’s contentious design.

'Big Men' Asks the Big Questions

“Big Men,” the latest documentary from filmmaker Rachel Boynton, is a sprawling chronicle of oil discovery and development off the coast of West Africa, a tall enough order for any filmmaker. But Boynton — whose last film, “Our Brand is Crisis,” showed how American political consultants sell themselves, and their tactics, in other countries — wasn’t satisfied with just that.

Darrel Thompson Plays Dick Gephardt as Trump Card in Ward 6 Race

Inviting in a former House majority leader and presidential candidate to ring doorbells in southeast Washington could seem like calling in the big dogs for a D.C. Council campaign.

The Lobbying World for the Rest of Us

It seems like nearly every time you open Roll Call, there’s a story about someone who is leaving the Hill. Gone are the government-issued BlackBerrys, the cheap suits and the metal detectors; say hello to the company-issued iPad mini, monogrammed cufflinks and personal office baristas.

Harry Reid, Mark Begich Pull Out Stops For Ward 6 Candidate Darrell Thompson

Late Friday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., released a statement saying he had just learned about the two D.C. autonomy bills that Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, told CQ Roll Call about on Thursday.




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