THE BARRAS REPORT

July 9, 2017

     THE Republicans on Capitol Hill and in the White House may be having a hard time delivering on campaign promises. That doesn’t appear to be an issue for D.C. Council member Charles Allen, however. 

Soon after being appointed chairman of the Comm...

July 2, 2017

     She seemed a perpetual presence: a landmark that could be used to guide newcomers to the place where Mount Pleasant Street stabs into Harvard St. and the Park of the Birds. Her two grocery carts lay on their sides, like wounded soldiers, perhaps, wa...

June 4, 2017

Last week the D.C. Council voted without dissent to again shift the date of the city’s primary elections, permanently establishing the second Tuesday in June for all future balloting.

Local legislators, however, failed to fix the District’s arcane and exclusionary elect...

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