Washington is full of political consultants, but few dive into District politics the way Tom Lindenfeld does.
Muriel Bowser, the seven-year D.C. Council member, became the Democratic nominee for D.C. mayor, beating incumbent Vincent C. Gray.
The D.C. mayor is staking his political future on the black neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River.
Questions about the mayor’s honesty, from new ‘shadow’ campaign claims, have prompted some to think twice.
Businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson says he asked him for help in his successful campaign for mayor.
The former political consultant could be jailed for four months, but he vowed to continue his campaign.
He likes the Stones, jogged with Clinton and knows something about life on a nuclear submarine.
The candidate acknowledges that he faces long odds in a city accustomed to electing blacks for the city’s top job.
Whether the council member is a viable candidate has emerged as a great unknown in the 2014 race.
Only one-fourth of voters support Mayor Vincent C. Gray. The rest are split among his competition.
Shiny-blue bicycle and pine-needle scents; more recently, it’s family deaths, lost job and an eviction.
A successful campaign brawler’s state Senate bid must overcome a recent criminal conviction.
A probe into the 2010 campaign has undercut the advantages of incumbency for D.C.’s mayor.
Gray’s fellow candidates and other political observers weighed in on his surprise move in interviews and statements.
State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds’s 24-year-old son, Austin, stabbed him in the face and chest before killing himself, investigators said.
The Cuccinelli Compass newsletter honed a combative political persona and provided fodder for opponents.
Former DNC chairman eager to get from fundraising background to Virginia governor’s spotlight.
Party leaders fear that their nominee, Ken Cuccinelli II, is on his way to losing the governor’s race.
Libertarian Rob Sarvis’s rise is seen as a reflection of voters’ disgust with Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli.
Issues tossed aside, Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe came out fighting early, and the jabs haven’t stopped.
Paul Schwartzman specializes in political profiles and narratives about life, death and everything in between. Prior to The Post, he worked at the New York Daily News, where he covered Rudolph Giuliani’s rise as mayor.