Given this week’s bribery plea by former city council member Michael Brown, I am saving up to pay off my bets that Mayor Vincent Gray would escape the long arm of U.S. Attorney Ron Machen. People scoffed when I said Gray would skate. Now I’m thinking they were right. More on that later.read more
Before we allow tweeting about the next mayoral race to push Natwar Gandhi’s impending resignation out of our collective consciousness, I want to wager on his legacy and suggest a few ways to maintain the District’s fiscal health in the coming decades.read more
Happy days are here again, according to a new study by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, commonly known as COG. Really?read more
I am totally in the tank for D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee.
If you believe public education is the most potent equalizing force, Rhee could be the one person who can make Washington, D.C., a great city for all the residents: white, black and brown; rich, middle class and poor.read more