Abigail Hauslohner

City HallWashington D.C.


What can the Department of Public Works do about your rat problem? In many cases, not a whole lot.

  • May 28, 2015

Mayor, council chairman claim victory in spending spat; appeals court ruling reopens budget autonomy issue.

  • May 27, 2015

Mayor Muriel Bowser warned of dire consequences if a summer jobs program is not expanded.

  • May 26, 2015

A poll finds that District residents do not want the D.C. Council to eliminate a tax hike to boost city services.

  • May 21, 2015

An agreement to reduce storm and sewage runoff will include “green infrastructure.”

  • May 20, 2015

District judge says language calling for applicants to have a “good reason” to carry a gun is unconstitutional.

  • May 19, 2015

Two people were in critical condition after the Saturday morning single-car accident, officials said

  • May 16, 2015

The resident agrees to end all commercial activities until he gets a license from the District.

  • May 15, 2015

LaRuby May and Brandon Todd could help the mayor win approval for a $12.9 billion budget and future legislation.

  • May 14, 2015

“I realized that the DMV is the only institution in Washington that has so far reminded me of my old job—in which I covered an authoritarian regime in the Middle East.“

  • Mar 25, 2015
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Abigail Hauslohner covers City Hall for The Washington Post. Before joining the Post, she was a Middle East correspondent for Time magazine. She had been based in Cairo since 2009, and she has covered the revolutions in Egypt and Libya; politics and civil strife in Tunisia, Yemen and Gaza; and the war in Afghanistan.
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