Category: District of Columbia

Rally to End Street Harassment

Are you tired of being called a bitch or a ho’ cause you don’t want to talk to some dude you don’t know? Are you tired of men getting up in your face and ignoring your personal space? We are too! Rally and March to End Street Harassment Organized by your local chapter of INCITE! […]

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Wellstone Biography To Be Released in D.C.

I just heard that a new biography (published by the University of Michigan Press) of the late Senator Paul Wellstone will be released here in D.C. in September. The author is none other than his friend and now communications director for Wellstone Action Bill Lofy: You are invited to the national launch of the new […]

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What Should Bush Read?

Dear readers: I need your help. I’ve been asked by the associate editor page editor of the Washington Examiner for a list of a few books I would suggest to George W. Bush to read during his summer vacation. What are your ideas? Drop em in the comments.

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$300 Million

The Post recently asked me – and eight other Washingtonians – what they would do with the city’s projected budget surplus. Here’s what I told them: The city should invest in a free wireless Internet system for downtown. It would make living and working in D.C. easier and, from an economic development point of view, […]

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‘New Politics Institute’ Event

I just attended an event hosted by an organization called the New Politics Institute featuring Markos Moulitsas and Joe Trippi. Although both Moulitsas and Trippi focused a bit too much on the Ohio special election, talking about how it had “proved” the power of the new medium, overall it was a good event by an […]

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John Roberts: The Early Years

Oh yeah, John Roberts sounds totally harmless … … He wrote vigorous defenses, for example, of the administration’s version of a voting rights bill, opposed by Congress, that would have narrowed the reach of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. He challenged arguments by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in favor of busing and affirmative […]

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