Game changer. That’s the reaction of many following Carol Schwartz's surprise announcement that she plans to run for mayor.
D.C. Council member and former mayor Marion S. Barry says he decided to tell his own story after growing tired of the way the media depicted his life.
Carol Schwartz, the former D.C. Council stalwart who recently launched an unexpected bid for mayor, made another somewhat surprising move Saturday when she announced that she signed a petition to put Council member David Catania, one of her chief competitors, ...
President Barack Obama said Friday the United States "will not be sending troops back into combat in Iraq," though he would reevaluate his options for military action as insurgents continue to gain ground in the country.
D.C. Council member David Grosso, who joined the council in 2013, aspires to be a good legislator but has a tendency to do things his way.
While most Democrats in Virginia cheered Don Beyer's primary victory in his bid to replace Rep. Jim Moran (D) in the House and the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rep. Bobby Scott said that the changes will come ...
Wider name recognition, years of local and national political experience, and more than $2 million in campaign spending were major factors in Don Beyer's victory in the June 10 Virginia Democratic primary race for the 8th congressional district seat.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton scored a major political victory Monday when she shepherded through the House an amendment to a transportation bill that prevents racial profiling of motorists by law enforcement officials.
Carol Schwartz, the venerable former D.C. Council member who hasn't been on the political scene since 2009, announced Monday she will make a bid for mayor in November's general election — a surprising development in what already promises to be ...
Six cities are in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the Democratic National Committee announced Saturday.
In a surprising move, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the city must hold an election for the office of attorney general as soon as possible.
The countdown continues until early voting begins in the state of Maryland on June 12. So it should come as no surprise that candidates have been pounding the pavement in hopes of securing precious votes.
D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) used her better judgment and has decided not to run as an independent at-large candidate in the upcoming general election, and her constituents agree that she made the right decision.
Hundreds of D.C. Democrats, including several members of the city council, attended a fundraiser Saturday at the Capitale in Northwest for D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the party's nominee for mayor.
The D.C. Council's tax-relief plan and budget for fiscal 2015 may leave many residents smiling — particularly at their lower income tax bills — but will undoubtedly chafe others who feel the wrath of sharp budget cuts.