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Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Improving D.C.’s preservation plan

Property owners need more clarity about what will and won’t get approved.

By David Alpert  |  11:05 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 07/30/2012

A small-business culture in full bloom

One major difference between D.C. and Portland.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  12:43 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/27/2012

New photo policy doesn’t cover all police in D.C.

New D.C. policy on photographing officers doesn’t cover all police.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Remake Union Station? Yes, but be careful

The design looks great, but that doesn’t mean there’s no reason to worry.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012

It’s not a ‘war on cars’

D.C.’s transportation policy has been moving in exactly the right direction.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  01:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Business as usual in pro-gun Virginia

Don’t look for the Aurora tragedy to change view in the Old Dominion.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 07/23/2012

School rankings don’t tell you what you need to know

The numbers don’t tell you what you need to know.

By David Alpert  |  01:38 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/20/2012

A path to victory for Jack Evans?

Appeal to Republicans, independents would help in a special election.

By Topher Mathews  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Hoyer is right about food stamps

They stimulate the economy (oh, yeah, and feed hungry children, too).

By Todd Eberly  |  10:47 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 07/19/2012

‘One City’ united — in thinking Gray should go

... In thinking Gray should go.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  04:24 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/19/2012

All tied up in the Old Dominion?

All tied up in the Old Dominion?

By Norman Leahy  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Happy birthday, Blue Plains sewage plant!

It isn’t often that city officials gather to mark the birthday of a piece of municipal infrastructure.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  03:15 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Are D.C. schools good enough?

For many families, one question above all determines whether they will remain in the city.

By David Alpert  |  10:03 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Ken Cuccinelli, Romney surrogate?

“I don’t have to sacrifice anything to campaign for Romney,” he says

By Norman Leahy  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012

‘Southwest Ecodistrict’ would repair 1960s damage

‘Southwest Ecodistrict’ would repair 1960s damage

By David Alpert  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Does Screen on the Green still matter?

Neighborhood series provide alternatives the Mall gathering.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Tim Kaine’s Jens Soering problem

When the former governor provide a convincing explanation of move to put killer on a path to freedom?

By Norman Leahy  |  03:58 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 07/12/2012

One weakness of bus rapid transit

Easy to build, but also easy to dismantle.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:54 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012

McDonnell should refuse to expand Medicaid

How can the feds hope to pay for the commitments they want the states to make?

By Norman Leahy  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Ending gerrymanding for good

Md. referendum is on track, but we need a bigger fix.

By Todd Eberly  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/11/2012

A less-business-friendly Virginia

Slip in rankings hints at trouble with the GOP’s messaging.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 07/10/2012

In Uber fight, Silicon Valley and Washington philosophies clash

A clash of Silicon Valley and Washington philosophies.

By David Alpert  |  05:29 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Next July 4, D.C. should close 13th Street

Closing 13th Street for the holiday would create an attractive alternative to the Mall.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Late to work? Tell them Ralph Nader said it was OK

Late to work today? Tell them Ralph Nader said it was OK.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Is it safe to blame global warming?

Heat wave in D.C. comes with the usual caveats.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  01:11 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012

What will it cost to bury power lines?

Pepco’s estimates are at odds with numbers from other sources.

By David Alpert  |  01:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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