Mark Plotkin

All About Politics: Comey, Health Care, 'Civil Gideon'

Our columnist calls the FBI director's firing by President Trump the "Tuesday Late Afternoon Massacre."

Dear Mom: The Miracle That Should Have Happened

It has been 42 years, but the memory of the match won’t leave me. The year was 1975. The ...

All About Politics: Trump, the Supreme Court, Elections to Come

There's resistance to Trump and what to make of him, writes our columnist, who looks to future court nominations and elections.

All About Politics: Statehood Con, Ryan’s Blarney, JTIII

Times are tough for D.C. statehood, affordable health care and Georgetown basketball.

All About Politics: Republicans and the New D.C. Overlord

In this week's column: Cabinet confirmations, D.C.'s new overlord and the 2018 mayoral race.

All About Politics: Observations on the District Council Swearing-In

Worth noting: Vincent Gray, former D.C. mayor, returned to his first elected position, Council member from Ward 7.

All About Politics: The Mayor Meets PEOTUS

The three subjects discussed at the 40-minute (30-minute?) meeting Dec. 6 were statehood, education and transportation.

All About Politics: the Hyde-Addison Turmoil

As the Nov. 29 meeting — complete with "Don't Wing the Swing" T-shirts — wore on, the crowd became much more vocal.

All About Politics: Final Analysis of Trump Victory, Clinton Defeat

Clinton could have lost Ohio and Florida and still won. By the way, let's get rid of the Electoral College.

All About Politics: The George Wallace President

The faces in the Trump crowds were exactly the same faces The Georgetowner's columnist saw in 1972 at Wallace rallies in Pennsylvania.

All About Politics: Newt, McAuliffe, D.C. Races

A look at some of the colorful characters on the current scene...

All About Politics: Trump, Hillary, Senate Races, Obama in Kalorama

Will "Hillary Republicans" offset Trump's "silent supporters"? Will the Senate add Democrats? Will the outgoing president feel the sting of taxation without representation?

Pennsylvania Is Clinton’s Keystone State

The state that is the most important for Hillary Clinton to carry is Pennsylvania. In a previous column, I wrote ...

All About Politics: Trump’s and Clinton’s Poll Numbers, Finances

Now that "the polls" are showing him in bad shape, Trump has changed his shtick.

All About Politics: Reading the Voter Demos

White college-educated women who live in the voter-rich suburbs might very well be the group that delivers the presidency to Clinton.

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