Sinclair Skinner, one of former mayor Adrian M. Fenty's friends at the center of the investigation into parks and recreation contracts handed out under the previous administration, issued a biting statement Monday accusing District government leaders of being "synonymous with corruption, scandal and mismanagement."
After being mocked by some voters and media outlets, D.C. Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) donated two tickets to tonight's Lady Gaga concert to charity, but said he's "unexpectedly" received two additional tickets to tonight's show so he may still attend the event.
The D.C. Council has approved emergency legislation giving bars and nightclubs the option of staying open until 4 a.m. on the day daylight savings time begins.
Two D.C. Council members have introduced a bill to allow drivers licenses to be issued to residents who cannot provide a social security number, which could make it easier for undocumented immigrants to drive around the city.
Sekou Biddle was sworn in Friday as a D.C. Council member, less than 24 hours after prevailing in a close vote among Democratic party activists.
As D.C. Council members lined up to be sworn in this morning, one encountered a hiccup. U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler had a bit of trouble with the name of member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), who is beginning his fourth term. Kessler, who had previously sworn in Council member...