Mark Plotkin

All About Politics: Jeffrey Thompson's Sickening Sentence

Reporting from the courtroom Aug. 15, columnist Mark Plotkin calls the Thompson corruption sentence a joke — and a very sad day for justice in the nation's capital.

All About Politics: Trump, Swing States, a Democratic Senate in 2017

Reliably GOP states could be in play and watch where the candidates go. As for D.C., a comment by Michael Barone and a sentencing to come for Jeff Thompson.

Giving It the Old Electoral College Try

Both conventions are history. Now the real presidential campaign begins.

As you know, the magic number — the number of electoral ...

Mark Plotkin's Convention Diary 2016: Delicious Leftovers

Here is a buffet of delicious leftovers from columnist Mark Plotkin's four days in Cleveland and four days in Philadelphia.

Democratic Convention Diary (Final): Clinton Speech Was Superb; Dems' Mood Upbeat, Sunny

On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia: Hillary Clinton's night and her more personal side — and the speech by the father of a fallen soldier to Donald Trump.

Mark Plotkin's Convention Diary 2016

Below are columnist Mark Plotkin's online diary entries — from July 18 to July 29 — for the Republican and the ...

Democratic Convention Diary (Day 4): Last Night's Heavyweights, Hillary Tonight

On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — on last night's speakers and the D.C. delegation.

Democratic Convention Diary (Day 3): Roll Call; Bill Clinton's Night

On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — on last night's poignant speakers, Bill Clinton, Tom Harkin, Bernie Sanders's brother.

Democratic Convention Diary (Day 2): First Lady Wins Last Night; Bill Clinton Tonight

On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — about the Democratic Party's major speakers, the D.C. delegation and Bill Clinton.

Democratic Convention Diary (Day 1): Philly Welcome, D.C. Expectations

On-the-ground coverage from our DNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Philadelphia — about the Democratic Party's quest for unity and position of the D.C. delegation.

GOP Convention Diary, Day 4 and the Final Entry: Law and Order Trump Is the New Nixon

On-the-ground coverage from our RNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Cleveland — about the G.O.P.'s night to remember and Trump's "Trust me. Don't ask me how" speech.

GOP Convention Diary, Day 3: Cruz Control — Then, Trump Tonight

On-the-ground coverage from our RNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Cleveland — with comments from D.C. delegates and Omarosa.

GOP Convention Diary, Day 2: D.C. Delegation Totally Dissed

On the ground coverage from our RNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Cleveland — with comments from Muriel Bowser, Bob Ehrlich and D.C. delegates.

GOP Convention Diary, Day 1: D.C. Delegates Could Have Forced Roll Call Vote on Motion

On the ground coverage from our RNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Cleveland.

GOP Convention Diary, Sunday and Opening Day: Anti-Trump D.C. Delegates

On the ground coverage from our RNC correspondent Mark Plotkin in Cleveland.

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:57:56 -0400

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest Georgetowner updates.