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The 2014 DC Mayoral election race has been in turmoil since the beginning because of the overhang of allegations that Mayor Vincent Gray conspired with Jeffrey Thompson, a DC power broker and government contractor, to run an off-the-books get out the vote campaign for the 2010 election.
The recent and ongoing confrontation between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea, with its saber rattling and flurry of diplomatic activity, has uncovered a lot of confusion about the causes, motives, and ultimate outcome of this crisis, as well as its likely economic and financial consequences.
The Washington Post might want to just call themselves The Washington Pot. Once again, on Friday, they adorned their front page with a pro-pot article, this one a Holly Yeager article headlined "Congress hears a new cannabis pitch: It's just good business."
Powerless. Many Rwandans may not know about King Kigeli. But the former royal, now living a humble life in the US, has for decades hoped to return to his country as a king in vain.
Washington Post "Fact Checker" blogger Glenn Kessler has given "Four Pinocchios" to a pro-Democratic group's political ad opposing the U.S. Senate candidacy of Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy.
As Democrats smart from the loss of a special election in Florida because of the unpopularity of President Obama, the CIA under his administration is accused of spying on the Intelligence Committee of a Democratic Senate, and a new Wall Street Journal /NBC poll finds disapproval of the president among Democrats rising to 20 percent, the Washington ... (more)
In a few short days, TechCrunchers from across the country will pack their bags, hop on a plane or a train, and venture to the nation's capitol.
In 1974, I spent several months in the dusty main reading room of Moscow's Lenin Library, studying the troubled Soviet-German relationship.
After President Barack Obama ordered the U.S. Labor Department to require overtime pay for executive/professional employees that would otherwise not be making as much, Washington erupted into predictably controversy.
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, plays bridge during the annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Neb.
My boyfriend's parents are against our relationship. My boyfriend and I have been on and off for three years but have remained best friends since we met.
Frustrated by a federal government bureaucracy that was "profoundly dysfunctional" and that left him "offended as an American taxpayer," the director of a Department of Health and Human Services agency detailed his grievances in a pointed resignation letter.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, left. . Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gasnsler, right.
As proxy season approaches, the shareholders of two erstwhile media companies -- Graham Holdings and Media General -- can expect very different voting experiences.
Mikael Moore leads a meeting of Rep. Maxine Waters's staff on Capitol Hill in 2010.