WASHINGTON, DC—There was just one moment when I thought I might see a white supremacist get killed. There were two of them, a man and a woman, the only two real live enemies I saw the entire day. Both were sagging in late middle age, both plump, both with long, gray hair, the man with a beard. Both, for reasons I do…
Since there is nothing new under the sun, and time is clearly a flat circle, Washington DC is once again paralyzed with rumors that Taylor Swift might be visiting Capitol Hill.
On Wednesday, a group of Congress members temporarily blocked an entrance to the Ronald Reagan Building, which houses the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Washington, D.C. The group said they were calling for the release of asylum seekers who have been separated from their children.
A D.C. Metropolitan Transit officer arrested a 24-year old woman on Wednesday and pinned her to the ground with a taser, ripping her shirt and exposing her chest. The alleged unforgivable crime that caused this reaction? Fare evasion.
Louise Linton, infamous wife of Goldman Sachs foreclosure vampire and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, just wants to do one more interview to show us that she’s definitely not a bad person.
Isn’t living in Washington, D.C. nice? It’s got lovely architecture, beautiful parks, several Trader Joe’s, and so many terribly interesting people, who contribute so much to society. If you work very hard, and get a little lucky, you might get to be friends with some of those people. Let’s meet a few of them.
While the adults in America’s halls of power remain unable or unwilling to do much about gun violence in the United States, teenagers in cities across the country spent Wednesday walking out of class and taking to the streets to protest in the wake of the Parkland, FL, school shooting that left 17 people dead.
Three barbs deep into a digital mano-a-mano with Vice President Mike Pence,
Republican Democratic West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin told us everything he thinks we need to know about our nation’s capital Wednesday night: “Washington Sucks.”
While Congressional Republicans were busy patting themselves on the back at the White House for passing one of the most odious pieces of legislation in recent memory, hundreds of immigration activists were busy rallying just down the street to demand that lawmakers move ahead with a clean DREAM act immediately.