[Party Pix] Inside DC Vote’s 2nd Annual 3 Star Ball

No Taxation without Representation! Last week, national educational and advocacy organization DC Vote welcomed Washingtonians to its second annual 3 Star Ball at the NAR Building Rooftop. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Councilmembers Brianne Nadeau and Kenyan McDuffie were among the notable attendees that were on hand to take a stand for equal representation for District residents — meaning statehood, or at least equal voting representation… Read More

Mayor for Life

“It wasn’t so bad. Chris Matthews likes me,” said Marion Barry, Jr., fresh off the set from interviewing with Hardball and preparing to speak to a gathering of reporters about his newly published book “Mayor for Life,” a potentially riveting page turner that its Amazon… Read More

GRAMMYs on the Hill… Pelosi Performs!

“Washington’s most interesting mix of music and politics…” — especially when House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) takes the stage with an instrument! GRAMMYs on the Hill connected talented musical artists with Washington’s political leaders last Wednesday (April 2nd) at the Hamilton (so, not exactly The Hill…) when pop trio… Read More

DC Vote Gala Puts Shutdown Into Perspective

“The District of Columbia is not a federal agency,” Mayor Gray declared last week at the DC Vote 2013 Champions of Democracy Awards Gala.  “And we’re not asking anybody for federal money. We’re simply asking for the authority to spend our own dollars.” Rallying the theme of ‘No Taxation Without Representation‘… Read More