Opponents of the Virginia bill that would require voters to present identification at the polls have collected more than 6,000 signatures calling on Gov. Bob McDonnell to veto the bill, saying its intention is to disenfranchise certain voters.
Conversations about education these days often focus on test scores -- in math and reading in particular. But Commentator Eddie Mandhry says students in D.C. need more engagement with international affairs.
Montgomery County executive Isiah Leggett released an ambitious budget for the next year that includes dozens of new positions and bonuses for county workers without raising taxes -- but things could change if Maryland foists teacher pension costs on counties.
The D.C. Police Department took pains to conceal documents outlining policies for emergency response, but a judge has ordered their release.
A recent auditor's report about dysfunction on the books of Alexandria's school system has put school Superintendent Morton Sherman on notice -- tonight the school board will meet to decide his fate.
With a Democratic primary on our doorstep, the District Board of Elections and Ethics is testing the equipment and software that will be used by area polling places.
Instead of deferring to the history books on the issue of Virginia's segregationist past, several groups are calling for a renewed focus on building a living history from those who were actually there.
Cherry blossom experts have moved up the expected peak bloom time for the District's signature trees due to the warm weather.
A grassroots movement to stop the deportation of a local college student and his family appears to have paid off, as young Jorge Steven Acuna and his family were released from a detention center on Tuesday.
Students in the District were at the premiere of one bullying film this week, although an R rating may keep them from seeing another. One Michigan teenager came to D.C. this week to argue the case for a lower rating for the film with the Motion Picture Association of America.
Some of the same donors who contributed suspicious money orders to Council member Vincent Orange also show up in the campaign finance records of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.