Abigail Hauslohner

ReporterWashington D.C.

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But activists pushed for a $15 rate in 2020, alarming businesses and putting the mayor in an awkward spot.

  • Jul 1, 2015

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s effort to outfit District officers hits a fresh obstacle as council votes on 2016 budget.

  • Jun 30, 2015

Supporters say the package will give the District one of the most progressive tax systems in the country.

  • Jun 30, 2015

The mayor, who fought to expand the often troubled program, must show that the pet project actually works.

  • Jun 29, 2015

The incident occurred during flooding in the Chevy Chase area, authorities said.

  • Jun 27, 2015

One intersection illustrates the city’s drug challenges. Officials say they are cracking down on synthetic drugs.

  • Jun 26, 2015

Well... it’s all relative.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Three years after the city halted in person, face-to-face visits, Mayor Bowser is bringing them back.

  • Jun 24, 2015

Most local governments are losing money with the approach that anything can go in the big blue bin.

  • Jun 23, 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 D.C. government and politics for the Post. Before coming home to the District in 2015, she spent seven years as a foreign correspondent in the Middle East and North Africa, first for TIME Magazine and then as the Post’s Cairo Bureau Chief. She has covered wars and revolutions from Egypt to Libya, Iraq, Gaza, Yemen and Afghanistan. But through peace and conflict, she most enjoys writing about how big politics affects ordinary people.
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