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Friday, Mar 22, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Attack Reveals Hypocrisy in D.C. Council Election

Thies: Attack Reveals Hypocrisy in D.C. Council Election

Elissa Silverman's campaign for D.C. Council threw stones inside a glass house. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 at 12:27 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood's Notebook: Let There Be Light... Bulbs!

Sherwood's Notebook: Let There Be Light... Bulbs!

Rodman's has been selling CFL light bulbs -- normally $8-$10 -- for as little as 49 cents. Why? Read »

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 5:57 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Pro-Marijuana Candidate Takes on Poorly Run Elections

Thies: Pro-Marijuana Candidate Takes on Poorly Run Elections

Zukerberg bounces back from efforts to toss him out of the race and the Washington Post says he was right. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 at 9:00 AM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood's Notebook: Ethics. Say It Again... Ethics

Sherwood's Notebook: Ethics. Say It Again... Ethics

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson was remarkably blunt before the council rendered its verdict on Jim Graham's reprimand. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 5:31 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Sequester This

Thies: Sequester This

Are you tired of hearing about sequestration? Let's just get the darn thing started and see what happens. Read »

Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:02 AM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood's Notebook: Convention Center Gets Hotel

Sherwood's Notebook: Convention Center Gets Hotel

The convention center's headquarters hotel comes together. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Cheap Shot From WaPo Columnist

Thies: Cheap Shot From WaPo Columnist

Washington Post columnist Colby King blames tainted politicians for social ills. Read »

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 at 12:22 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Tea Leaves Say Gray Runs in 2014

Thies: Tea Leaves Say Gray Runs in 2014

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray is sounding like a candidate seeking reelection. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Sherwood's Notebook: Inaugural Afterthoughts

Sherwood's Notebook: Inaugural Afterthoughts

Adhering to strict assembly instructions may make for orderly protests, but it flies in the face of what protests are meant to do. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Barry's Critique of Obama's Speech

Thies: Barry's Critique of Obama's Speech

Why wasn't the District mentioned in the president's inaugural address? Read »

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Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
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