Are D.C. politicos doing what’s best for the kids? (Jahi Chikwendiu/WASHINGTON POST)

In other news ...

Big real estate deals drive city revenue growth (WBJ)

Beth Solomon to Irv Nathan: “Cool it.” (Georgetown Dish)

Harry Jaffe to cops: Crack the Robert Wone case already (Examiner)

Shaw Giant will close Sept. 8; developer now has two years to finish O Street Market project (DCmud)

Can the feds do better architecture? (WBJ)

The very picture of a Georgetown architect (Georgetowner)

Two killed in car crash in front of United Medical Center (Crime Scene)

No bond for teen accused of assaulting lesbians (Blade)

New street banners “highlight the importance of growing a healthy urban tree canopy” (DCist)

Can grant program develop innovative retail on H Street NE? (DCentric)

DCRA’s Harold Pettigrew will lead Department of Small and Local Business Development (WBJ)

“Union Market”? Huh? (Rebuilding Place)