House Republicans keep hands off D.C. budget — for now

Short-term spending bill does not include marijuana or gun riders passed on House floor in July.

Eleanor Holmes Norton talks ‘Freedom Summer’ with Stephen Colbert

Poignant memories, not hearty laughs, mark delegate’s latest appearance with Stephen Colbert.

David Grosso spurns Silverman, endorses White in at-large D.C. Council race

David Grosso thinks fellow ex-Norton aide is best fit for council post.

D.C. residents need more time to review CSX tunnel project, Norton says

Many area residents are concerned about the controversial proposal to rebuild the 110-year-old rail tunnel.

Congress will hold first D.C. statehood hearing in two decades

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) makes good on pledge to hold first statehood hearing in more than two decades.


Lawmaker: TSA agents will be taught to recognize D.C. driver’s licenses

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Incidents of airport screeners rejecting District driver’s licenses caused an uproar.


Bipartisan support for lame duck bill to strengthen whistleblower protections

(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

In House hearing, representatives heard horror stories and promised to shield those who expose problems.