Posts Tagged ‘Tom Davis’

Darrell Issa Outtakes: Marion Barry on D.C.’s Relationship With Congress

Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry has arguably the longest political memory of anyone in the District. Through his years as a community activist, civil rights leader, school board president, four-term mayor, jailbird, and now councilmember, he's seen it all, and he can recount nearly every detail. So it was a shame when I had to [...]

Congress’ Biggest D.C. Advocates Weigh in on Lieberman Bill

With two weeks left in the 112th Congress, retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman surprised the District yesterday by introducing the "New Columbia Admissions Act" to make D.C. the 51st state. The bill—the first D.C. statehood measure introduced in the Senate since 1993—is seen as symbolic, given that no committee hearings have been scheduled on the measure [...]