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Posts Tagged ‘JFK’
This is the Bread of Election: The upcoming special election for the D.C. Council, by law, falls on April 26. By a somewhat older law, so does the last day of Passover. Which means observant Jews aren't supposed to write, or use the electronic voting machines, until 8:40 p.m. Polls are scheduled to close at 8 [...]
Georgetown Metropolitan reports that JFK's first house in Georgetown is up for sale: "From 1947 to 1949, then Congressmen John Kennedy lived at 1528 31st. St. with his sister Eunice Kennedy. Most recently it has been the home of Republican Whip Roy Blunt. He has announced that he’s running for Senate in Missouri next year, [...]
Nobody trusts government numbers anymore. Not even the government.
In doing a story about inauguration crowd sizes for this week's issue, I spoke with Butch Street, an analyst with the National Park Service.
Street used to be the guy to estimate crowds for big D.C. shindigs, such as inaugurations. He stopped doing that when Congress cut off [...]