Mark Plotkin

GWU vs. Georgetown in Basketball?

Those who have ever played one-on-one in their schoolyard or sunk a jump shot in a pick-up game or just ...

Bibi at the Bat

It’s a good thing for American politicians that Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu isn’t a player in U.S. politics ...

An Evening with ‘Believer’ David Axelrod

David Axelrod started off as a journalist, then became a political consultant and then a senior advisor to a president ...

Larry Hogan: The Unlikely Governor

Nobody – I mean nobody – thought that Larry Hogan, Jr., would be elected governor of Maryland. The national Republican Party didn ...

40 Years of Home Rule and Nothing to Show for It

Let’s stop kidding ourselves. It’s been 40 years since D.C. got “limited Home Rule,” and nothing has ...

The One and Only Marion Barry

He never really left the stage. And now he’s gone.

For nearly 50 years, Marion Barry was a force ...

The One and Only Marion Barry

He never really left the stage. And now he’s gone.

For nearly 50 years, Marion Barry was a force ...

The One and Only Marion Barry

Love him or hate him, there was no denying Marion Barry, whose big-city memorial service is set for Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Washington Convention Center.

Republicans in Control: A Zero for D.C.

the Republicans will be in total control of the Congress in January. Let me strike the previous sentence.

Expect nothing ...

The 2014 Mayor’s Race Improper Question and Several Endorsements

Before I begin my analysis and express my personal endorsement in the D.C. mayoral race, I have to take ...

Old Catania and New Catania

Observing David Catania at Dumbarton House the evening of Sept. 24 during his appearance before the Citizens Association of Georgetown ...

Mayor's Race 2014

Muriel Bowser had a good week. First, the poll conducted by the Washington Post showed her with a commanding lead ...

Ethics and How to Empower DC

If my grandmother Sophie Rosenthal were alive and observing the D.C. mayoral campaign, she would say in vintage Yiddish ...

Mayor’s Race: Washington, D.C., Progressive City

Jim Hudson was present at the creation. By that, I mean he was an active participant in the first mayoral ...

Mayor’s Race: Is Muriel Bowser a Shoo-In?

Muriel Bowser should be a shoo-in for mayor. The main reason is that she is the Democratic nominee. Democrats are ...

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