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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Liquor license gold rush on again in Georgetown

Perhaps it would be better to rethink the need for a moratorium at all.

By Topher Mathews  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Will the next mayor build a football stadium?

There’s a lot of support for having the region’s NFL team play in the District, but at what cost?

By David Alpert  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 03/25/2014

The fund-raising loophole hiding in plain sight

Pay-to-play is poisoning our politics and government processes.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  02:13 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Candidates voice skepticism about soccer stadium land swap

Many think the Buzzard Point land swap plan is too complicated.

By David Alpert  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/20/2014

A good year for Georgetown restaurants

Despite the doom and gloom, head count shows significant gains.

By Topher Mathews  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 03/19/2014

D.C. pulls back on the one bus lane it was actively planning

Snail’s pace of progress on speeding up D.C.’s busy bus routes takes a step backward.

By David Alpert  |  02:36 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:54 AM ET, 03/18/2014

McAuliffe just gave the McDonnell defense a hand

Selling special access to the governor of Virginia is simply not acceptable.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  06:54 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 03/14/2014

When a traffic project has a bumpy start

Should city leaders stay the course or do a U-turn?

By David Alpert  |  12:53 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 03/11/2014

McAuliffe’s defining moment

His fight for Medicaid expansion is a chance to create an impressive legacy in the early months of his term.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  01:44 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Don’t dilute the Circulator brand

Longer wait times would turn the line into just another MetroBus.

By David Alpert  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014

A surprising hurdle for Dwight Jones

Some Va. Democrats want stance on gay marriage to be a litmus test for party leadership.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 03/07/2014

The candidates for D.C. mayor on school reform

Tommy Wells wants bigger role for charters, others aren’t so sure.

By Natalie Wexler  |  04:50 PM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/06/2014

A bipartisan solution to Va.’s Medicaid standoff

The two sides are separated by an imagination gap, not a fiscal gap.

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Cracks in the Va. Democrats’ foundation

If Republicans succeed in getting the budget separated from Medicaid, they have won. I

By Norman Leahy  |  12:11 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Obama gives the Purple Line a boost

The president includes the $2.2 billion, 16-mile light rail line between Bethesda and New Carrollton in his 2015 budget.

By Dan Reed  |  11:51 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Getting results at a high-poverty school

Turnaround for Children effort shows promise, but it’s too early to draw conclusions.

By Natalie Wexler  |  02:44 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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