As the PAC established by supporters of D.C. Mayor Bowser comes under increased scrutiny, D.C.'s political world is beginning to look smaller and smaller. Take the case of City Administrator Rashad Young and his new house.
A donor to a controversial political action committee allied with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser testified before the D.C. Council on Thursday that he “couldn’t recall” who asked him to donate $10,000 to the group earlier this summer.
Palestinian musician Huda Asfour plays the oud, one of the oldest instruments in the world. She says her hypnotic debut album, "Mars, Back and Forth," imagines a place without borders — a hard thing to find while growing up transient.
A bill introduced this week in the D.C. Council would lower the voting age in the nation's capital to 16. It would make Washington, D.C., the first jurisdiction in the U.S. to allow people under 18 to vote in not just local, but also federal elections.
So far this year, at least two dozen states, including Maryland, have introduced aid-in-dying laws. Now the fight is coming to D.C., where a majority of residents supports legalizing assisted suicide, though many medical professionals opposite it.
For members of The Furies Collective, lesbianism was about more than sexual preference; it was a political act. The 1970s separatist group was based in a Capitol Hill row-house, which could eventually become an official historic landmark.
The transit agency is trying to reach agreement with its latest general manager candidate on a day when its board will hear the details of a troubling report about the performance of bus and rail service.
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