Six contenders for the Tuesday, Apr. 1 Democratic Party's mayoral nomination stated their cases during a forum that can best be described as dull and lacking in substance.
The U.S. Senate confirmed North Carolina Rep. Melvin L. Watt as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, seven months after President Obama nominated him to head the agency charged with overseeing and regulating mortgage finance conglomerates Fannie Mae and ...
A bipartisan group of Congressional negotiators struck a deal Tuesday for a budget agreement that eliminates arbitrary forced spending cuts. The deal, which will restore about $65 billion in programs cuts, will avoid another looming government shutdown if Congress passes ...
The new year will reveal to the public and others, what the actual effects of a Democratic move to blunt Republican overuse of the filibuster will have on relations between both parties.
Although D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander isn't on the ballot in 2014, it's no surprise who she'd like to see win the Democratic Party mayoral nomination on April 1.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray reiterated his desire to continue serving as the chief executive of the nation's capital at a Dec. 3 press conference, and swatted away reporters' questions about a 2010 campaign scandal that has dogged his administration for ...
When Bill de Blasio takes over as mayor of New York City on Jan. 1, it will mark another milestone in U.S. history — a white politician elected to a major office sworn in with a black spouse at their ...
Members of the District of Columbia Republican Party realize they’re outnumbered in most D.C. elections but that hasn’t stopped them from weighing in on the upcoming April 1, 2014 mayoral contest and the GOP primary presidential race in 2016.
The criticism leveled at President Barack Obama over the disastrous roll out of the Affordable Care Act has continued to intensify despite his public apology and tweaks made to the law last week.
Vincent Orange has apparently not given up on his ambition to be the city's top political leader and is now a candidate in the April 1, 2014, Democratic Party primary.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin formally endorsed gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown and running mate Ken Ulman on Monday.
President Obama offered a fix on Thursday for Americans who received cancellation notices for policies Thursday, saying insurers are no longer mandated to cancel plans next year due to the Affordable Care Act.
About 106,000 Americans have successfully obtained private health care coverage through President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act during the first month of open enrollment, the White House announced Thursday.
Stand Up! for Democracy in D.C. Coalition, a Northwest-based advocacy group that promotes District statehood, has recently released an online survey that asks the public about issues regarding the political rights of District citizens.
President Obama paid tribute to U.S. veterans during a wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Monday.