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  • Longtime DC official loses seat after reprimand

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A longtime D.C. councilmember who was reprimanded by his colleagues last year for an ethics violation has lost his bid for a fifth term to a first-time council candidate. Brianne Nadeau defeated incumbent Jim Graham in Tuesday's Democratic primary for the Ward 1 seat. She...

  • DC mayoral nominee can't breeze to victory

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Muriel Bowser's decisive victory in the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city's eighth mayor, but she can't expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral...

  • VIDEO: Hobby Lobby demonstrators brave the D.C. snow

    The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Tuesday in the case Hobby Lobby brought against the Affordable Care Act. People on both sides of the argument braved the elements to have their voices heard.

  • New Washington memorial is first for living Americans

    Later this year, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial at the base of Capitol Hill will be dedicated. President Obama has been invited to participate.

  • VIDEO: Facing media, DC Mayor Vincent Gray denies corruption allegations

    Facing the media in a press conference setting for the first time since allegations surfaced Monday that Mayor Vincent Gray knew of a 'shadow campaign', Gray once again denied he had any knowledge or involvement in the illegal activity.

  • Documents in DC corruption case: Hillary Clinton aide sought 'street teams'

    A campaign adviser to Hillary Clinton was involved in an off-the-books operation to help the former first lady's 2008 presidential campaign in four states and Puerto Rico, according to federal court documents.

  • Washington will never work until bureaucrats know they can be fired tomorrow

    Are liberals really incapable of governing because they are blind to the inherent flaws of massive bureaucracies? National Review Online's Jim Geraghty makes a persuasive case today for that proposition. "In most professions, when you end up spending ten times what you budgeted, the...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...