Latest from Paul Schwartzman

D.C.’s highest court clears way for McMillan development to proceed

Opponents of the plan vow to continue challenging the project.
  • Oct 28, 2021

Glenn Youngkin, Virginia’s ‘political outsider,’ has given more than $1 million to GOP campaigns

The first-time candidate has been a prolific contributor to Republicans since the early 2000s.
  • Oct 19, 2021

D.C. approved a development at McMillan in 2014. Will it ever be built?

After years of court delays, the mayor and council are maneuvering to remake the former sand filtration site.
  • Oct 14, 2021

In Virginia, Democrats rebuke GOP over ‘racist, anti-Semitic’ campaign mailings

The Republican Party of Virginia funded the mass mailings attacking House incumbents as the Nov. 2 election approaches.
  • Oct 7, 2021
  • Local

Thousands gather at Women’s March rallies in D.C., across U.S. to protect Roe v. Wade

Thousands of protesters assembled at rallies planned Saturday in cities including Washington, New York, Austin, Dallas and Chicago.
  • Oct 2, 2021

In tight governor’s race, Virginia GOP targeting critical race theory to draw votes

Youngkin pledges CRT classroom ‘ban’ despite the fact it’s not taught in schools.
  • Oct 2, 2021

Seven-seven-what? After 74 years, D.C. braces for a new area code.

As 771 arrives, longtime residents ask (anxiously), “Can I keep my 202?” (The answer is yes.)
  • Sep 24, 2021

Howard University cancels online, hybrid classes as it investigates alleged ransomware attack

Internet service on the campus has been disrupted since Friday.
  • Sep 7, 2021
  • Local

How Ashli Babbitt went from Capitol rioter to Trump-embraced ‘martyr’

Babbitt was shot and killed Jan. 6 by a police officer as she and hundreds of others stormed the Capitol in an effort to overturn to the 2020 presidential election. In the months since, Trump and his allies have waged a fevered campaign to rewrite the narrative of one of the darkest days in the nation's history.
  • Jul 30, 2021

Political opponents, yes, but Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates share a taste for pricey Zip codes

McAuliffe and Youngkin reside less than six miles apart in the state’s wealthiest pocket.
  • Jul 26, 2021