Mark Plotkin

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 ...

Who Stands for D.C. Statehood Now?

Todd Purdum has written a highly interesting and compelling book chronicling the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Its ...

How Bowser Won: By the Numbers

One perceptive observer of the D.C. political scene commented on the winner of the Democratic primary for mayor: “Muriel ...

Douglass Statue Saga: a Catalyst for D.C. Statehood

As we begin our celebration of our nation’s birthday, we in Washington, D.C., have a special reason to ...

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