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  1. stop the presses
    The Centrists Cannot HoldIn D.C., Ritchie Torres is full of conviction, while the journalistic Establishment show passionate intensity about the second coming of Donald Trump.
  2. early and often
    The Secret Service Shot at 3 People Outside Biden’s Granddaughter’s HomeAn agent protecting the president’s eldest granddaughter fired after a Secret Service car window was smashed.
  3. extreme weather
    Severe Storms Threaten Much of East Coast: UpdatesSome tornados were reported, but so far it seems the thunderstorms didn’t pack as much of a punch as they were forecast to.
  4. the money game
    All That for $46 Billion?The Biden-McCarthy deal could have been a disaster. Instead, the hostage-taking over the debt limit produced a budget that’s basically status quo.
  5. u.s. capitol
    Man Dies by Suicide After Driving Car Into Barricade Near U.S. CapitolThe man drove into a barricade and fired a gun in the air, but police don’t seem to believe he was targeting any members of Congress.
  6. crime
    Suspect Arrested in Shootings of Unhoused Men in NYC and D.C.Law-enforcement officers in D.C. arrested a suspect on Tuesday morning, following an extensive search.
  7. politics
    Protest Over Capitol Riot Arrests a NoneventMedia and police far outnumbered actual protesters on the National Mall on Saturday.
  8. the money game
    The Big SPAC CrackdownSPACs have seen a massive two-year boom, resulting in a wave of companies going public. That might be coming to an end.
  9. crime
    Man Arrested at Capitol Hill Standoff Charged with Threatening to Use ExplosivesA man was seen on a livestream in a pickup truck that he said was full of explosives, holding what appeared to be a detonator.
  10. the national interest
    D.C. Statehood Is the Democrats’ Only OptionHoping to win by coupproof margins is not a strategy.
  11. politics
    If D.C. Becomes a State, the National Mall Gets to Vote for PresidentThe constitutional quirk inside the push for a 51st state.
  12. washington dc
    The Slow Push to ‘Free the Capitol’ From Its FencingTwo months after the Capitol riot, the political divide inside Congress has made it difficult to address the razor-wire divide outside.
  13. transition liveblog
    Biden Moves to Undo Trump Health Policies: Live UpdatesPresident Biden is signing executive actions that expand access to health care amid the pandemic and begin unraveling his predecessor’s policies.
  14. national guard
    Biden Apologizes After National Guard Troops Are Sent to Parking GaragesAfter two weeks protecting the Capitol grounds, troops were ordered to vacate the complex and sleep on the concrete floors of parking garages.
  15. vaccinations
    Washington, D.C., Targets February 1 to Vaccinate Restaurant WorkersThroughout the coronavirus pandemic, food-industry workers have been among those who have borne the brunt of the pandemic.
  16. civil rights
    D.C.’s Lone Representative Thinks She Might Have Some Company in Congress Soon“You feel that you are not treated as an American citizen in your own country,” she told Intelligencer.
  17. republicans
    Actually, D.C. Is Full of ‘Real People’GOP senators are sounding some old-fashioned dog whistles while arguing against statehood for Washington, D.C.
  18. coronavirus
    The White House Is Rolling Back Its Coronavirus Safety ProtocolsMandatory temperature checks will no longer be conducted on all visitors, and last week, mask wearing became voluntary.
  19. protests
    Huge ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural Painted on Street Leading to White HouseBlack Lives Matter D.C. called the move a “performative distraction from real policy changes” meant to appease “white liberals.”
  20. coronavirus
    Senate Aide Tests Positive for CoronavirusThe staffer, who works in the D.C. office of Washington senator Maria Cantwell, apparently had no known contact with any members of Congress.
  21. washington d.c.
    Shunned by the Usual D.C. Circles, Trump Staffers Made Their Own Social ClubMeet the 45 Club, a group of Trump staffers who wear bullet-casing lapel pins and hang out with each other, because no one else in D.C. wants to.
  22. cityscape
    A Built-From-Scratch Neighborhood in Washington That Doesn’t Feel PrefabThe Wharf doesn’t gaslight us into pretending it’s something it isn’t.
  23. Man Shoots and Kills Himself in Front of White HouseHe was standing in a crowd of more than 100 people at the time.
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: #MeToo and the Taboo Topic of NatureThe new breed of feminists — and liberals in general — are going to have to choose between reality and ideology.
  25. select all
    Romanians Charged With Hacking D.C. Security Cameras Days Before InaugurationIt was allegedly part of a ransomware scheme.
  26. Trump Courts Appearance of Impropriety in Interviewing U.S. Attorney CandidatesHe personally interviewed U.S. attorney candidates in jurisdictions where cases against him or his businesses might arise.
  27. protests
    Tens of Thousands March Against Climate Change, Trump in Washington, D.C.The massive crowd braved record temperatures and, yes, brought good signs, too.
  28. Who Are the ‘Black Bloc’ Protesters Who Rioted on Inauguration Weekend?They have a particular hatred of Starbucks.
  29. Protests Turned Violent at a Demonstration Before the Inaugural ParadePolice used stun grenades, tear gas, and pepper spray to disperse the rock-throwing crowd.
  30. Inauguration Day in Washington Is Like a Nightmare Twitter ThreadPeople have come from around America to shout at each other.
  31. Watch: Anti-Trump Protesters Clash With Police a Day Before Trump’s InaugurationPolice responded by using pepper spray on the protesters.
  32. conflicts of interest
    Foreign Diplomats Are Apparently Lining Up to Do Business at Trump’s D.C. HotelThe conflict of interest between Trump’s presidency and his businesses is no longer hypothetical.
  33. Even Trump’s Closest Advisers Aren’t Quite Sure How He’ll GovernHe is “basically a blank slate that needs to be filled in.”
  34. early and often
    Hillary Clinton Wins Washington D.C. PrimaryTheir first face-to-face meeting in months could be a turning point.
  35. awful things
    District Judge Resigns After Sex Abuse ChargeRoberts’s accuser says he raped her repeatedly in 1981.
  36. commutes from hell
    How D.C. Is Dealing With a 29-Hour Metro Shutdown“Carmageddon” descends on Washington. 
  37. early and often
    Cruz Wins Wyoming, Rubio Wins DC in Latest VotingNext up are the massive primaries on Tuesday.
  38. the urbanist
    Uber Drivers Around the World Tell AllFrom Mexico City (where they reveal taco tips) to Cape Town (with a new female driver) to the south of France.
  39. busted
    Immortal Dick Cheney Replica Now Lives at the CapitolHis bust was unveiled in the Senate wing of the Capitol.
  40. islamic state watch
    ISIS Says It Will ‘Strike America at Its Center’ in Washington“You will have a day, God willing, like France’s.”
  41. the capitol
    Ambitious Toddler Causes Brief Lockdown on White House LawnThe Secret Service declined to question him. 
  42. politics
    Talking Politics With This Summer’s Crop of Washington InternsCollege students swarm the gridlocked capital for the summer, armed with hope for bipartisanship, personal talking points, and brand-new suits.
  43. famous animals
    The White House Fox Is a StarFor months, the sly animal has eluded grounds crew and the Secret Service.
  44. tragedies
    Beloved Snowy Owl Hit by Bus in Washington, D.C.The nation’s capital is in shock.
  45. One Surefire Way to Make the Naughty ListShooting Santa in the back. 
  46. what might have been
    Washington, D.C. Swears It’s Not Getting Into the Strip-Club BusinessNo government jobs in exotic dancing.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng Attacked and Robbed in D.C.Her Gucci handbag was stolen.
  48. the national interest
    Today’s Window Into the Washington BubbleHill newspaper complains lobbyists are being ignored.
  49. sad things
    Man Who Set Himself on Fire Was From New JerseyStill no clues on why he did it.
  50. sad things
    Questions Remain in Shooting of Miriam CareyIt’s hard to say whether the use of deadly force was truly necessary.
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