‘But he’s done more than anyone else has done’
Members aim to limit competition, bring limo-linking company under Taxicab Commission’s authority
‘The Irish caught hell, the Jews caught hell, the Polacks caught hell’
‘I haven’t been following it closely, but we need more stimulus so if the president wants more, he ought to get more’
After racist screed against Asians, some fear Barry will bring more embarrassment to his city
DC city councilman Marion Barry defends himself: ‘God gave me a great brain’
Former D.C. mayor — of ‘bitch set me up’ fame — is running for office again
Why your life may be about to get happier.
Obama should urge DC voters to support Mayor Adrian Fenty in next month’s general election, even though Fenty says he isn’t running.
Adrian Fenty finds himself fighting for his political life, with the latest poll showing him seven points behind before Tuesday’s primary
Voters need to sweep out corrupt and ineffective politicians — especially the ones who are not doing enough to protect the voting rights of our overseas military personnel.
Barry bad news - Washington City Paper
The blockbuster finding is that Barry handed council checks to girlfriend Donna Watts-Brighthaupt, then ordered her to go to a bank, cash the checks, and give him part of the proceeds
I’m breaking with the regular format of this column to apologize for being away so long while on assignment in Haiti for my home publication, The Weekly Standard. My trip was nominally for an upcoming story. Though I also went to abduct Scientologists, who are thick on the ground, before they can abduct Haitian orphans and make them watch “Battlefield Earth” on the plane ride back to Los Angeles. (Those poor kids have suffered enough.) If you’d like to adopt a Scientologist, please contact me. You will be required to fill out a questionnaire and undergo a rigorous background check. I only place Scientologists in carefully vetted, loving homes.
Just ask New York Mayor John Lindsay. Or Chicago’s Michael Bilandic. Or D.C.’s Marion Barry. They messed up, and they paid for it dearly