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  • newImpeachment news roundup: Nov. 15
    Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was removed from her post by President Donald Trump, spent much of her opening statement before the House Intelligence Committee on Friday dismissing allegations that she worked against the…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Nov 19, 6:56pm -
  • newCongress is as outlandish as it could be: Congressional Hits and Misses
    “It’s not as outlandish as it could be.” That’s how GOP counsel Steve Castor, during this week’s public impeachment hearings, described Rudy Giuliani’s backdoor diplomacy. But as watchers of Congress know, many things that happen on Capi…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 6:45pm -
  • newLegality of Wolf, Cuccinelli appointments to DHS questioned
    The leaders of the House Oversight and Homeland Security panels on Friday challenged the legality of recent top appointments at the Department of Homeland Security, including newly installed acting secretary, Chad Wolf. Reps. Bennie Thompson, D-Mis…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 6:11pm -
  • newTrump’s defenders try to narrow impeachment case to one call
    President Donald Trump and his congressional allies spent the first week of impeachment inquiry hearings trying to refocus the public’s attention to what they cast as the most important piece of evidence: the summary of Trump’s call to the presid…
    - 3 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:23pm -
  • newCalifornia ice cream shop milks D.C. impeachment hearings

    - 3 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:09pm -
  • newSpecial California election to replace Katie Hill set for March 3
    California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has set the special election date to replace former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill, likely complicating the Republican effort to flip the 25th District. Newsom set the special election primary for March 3, the sa…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:51pm -
  • newSenate Periodical Press Gallery loses a familiar face
    After helping coordinate three presidential inaugurations, eight presidential conventions, five Supreme Court nominations and answering more than a decade of reporter questions, a familiar face will no longer be in the Senate Periodical Press Gallery…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:38pm -
  • newTrump ignites firestorm during impeachment hearing — with just two tweets
    Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was fired  by President Donald Trump had just begun her public testimony in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. Then came the tweet. “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad.…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:35pm -
  • newOusted ambassador gives deeply personal account of firing by Trump
    Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was removed from her post by President Donald Trump, spent much of her Friday before the House Intelligence Committee disputing allegations that she worked against Trump while in Kyiv and d…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:33pm -
  • newGOP ‘storm the SCIF’ stunt could jeopardize classified briefings
    The House Ethics Committee responded this week to efforts by House Republicans to access the secure facility in the basement of the Capitol during a closed-door impeachment deposition on Oct. 23, issuing a memo about breaches of security and warning…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:02pm -

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  • newSuspect arrested in fatal stabbing at Popeyes
    Prince George's County Police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man who had been cutting in line for chicken sandwiches at a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill earlier this month. Police arrested Ricoh McClain, 30, of Dis…
    - 23 hours ago, 14 Nov 19, 9:50pm -
  • Damon Evans, Maryland athletic director, favors paying players for name and likeness
    University of Maryland athletic director Damon Evans came out in support of student-athletes being able to profit off their names, images and likenesses, the student newspaper The Diamondback reported. Evans said at a general body meeting of Maryland…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 1:55pm -
  • Baltimore records 300 homicides for fifth consecutive year
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore has reached 300 homicides in a year for the fifth year in a row. Detective Donny Moses told WBAL-AM the total reached 300 Thursday morning with the shooting deaths of a man and a woman. The Baltimore Sun repor…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 19, 12:17pm -
  • Police say man wanted in fatal Popeyes stabbing arrested
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — The suspect accused of fatally stabbing a man who was cutting in line for Popeyes chicken sandwiches in Maryland has been arrested. A tweet Thursday morning from Prince George’s County police confirmed the capture of 30…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 7:39am -
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to White House protested by more than 200 activists
    More than 200 protesters demonstrated Wednesday in Lafayette Park against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he visited President Trump at the White House. Several said they were perplexed by the White House's invitation to Mr. Erdogan, who ha…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 9:56pm -
  • Baltimore man surrounded, beaten by 15 teens: 'They stomped him and then they robbed him'
    Police in Baltimore are looking for 15 teenagers whose violent ambush and robbery sent a man to Shock Trauma Center. Detectives in "Charm City" say a 52-year old man was walking home through New Hope Circle when "out of nowhere" a group of teenagers…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 7:12pm -
  • Fort Meade mold lawsuit targets Corvias Management-Army
    Nearly a dozen military families at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County are taking their on-post landlord to court, saying they have been forced to live in substandard homes filled with rampant mold, rotting wood and standing water. The federal lawsuit…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 5:24pm -
  • Erdogan protests planned in D.C. prompt dozens in Congress to raise security concerns after clashes
    A bipartisan group of congressmen sought to ensure the safety of protesters planning to rally against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday in D.C. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Texas Republican, led separate letters sent to the U.S. State Departm…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 11:51am -
  • Ricoh McClain identified as Popeyes chicken sandwich murder suspect
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Police say they have identified and charged a suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a Popeyes restaurant in Maryland. The Prince George's County Police Department said in news release Tuesday that 30-year-old R…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 10:29pm -
  • D.C. Metro riders want more accountability from Metro Transit Police Department
    Subway riders and their advocates told a D.C. Council hearing Tuesday that more accountability, oversight and engagement would help improve the Metro Transit Police Department's relationship within communities. Council member Robert White, at-large D…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 6:38pm -

Washingtonian

  • newPHOTOS: Scenes From the Impeachment Inquiry’s First Days of Public Testimony
    Washingtonian photographer Evy Mages spent Wednesday and Friday on Capitol Hill as William B. Taylor Jr., George Kent, and Marie Yovanovitch testified before the House Intelligence Committee. Here’s some of what she saw:                …
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:40pm -
  • newWashingtonian’s Photo of the Day
    Longworth House Office Building, November 15th, 12:47 pm
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 4:20pm -
  • newNeighborhood Restaurant Group Is Opening a Specialty Coffee Shop With Chef-Made Milks and Syrups
    Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s forthcoming “culinary clubhouse,” the Roost, is bringing together a ton of different food and drink concepts ranging from an Italian-American restaurant to low-ABV cocktail and beer bars. The latest addition: Ca…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 1:18pm -
  • newMichelle Obama Will Appear at Politics and Prose Next Week
    If you’re going to be in Upper Northwest on November 18, be ready for a potential madhouse. Michelle Obama will be signing books at Politics and Prose. The former First Lady will be at the bookstore to celebrate the one-year anniversary of her memo…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 1:14pm -
  • newWhat I’m Wearing: A State Department Senior Staffer With a Side Hustle as a Personal Stylist
    Born in DC, Elizabeth Fitzsimmons says that now, her home is wherever the State Department sends her. That’s because the 46-year-old mother of five is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central Africa and Public Diplomacy. What does that…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:50pm -
  • new5 New Breakfast and Brunch Spots to Try Around DC
    Astro Beer Hall 1306 G St., NW Penn Quarter’s new beer hall, coffee shop, and fried chicken-and-doughnut destination is launching breakfast on Monday, November 18. In your cup: Colombe Coffee drinks. On the plate: comforting fare from chef Chris Ku…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:28pm -
  • newWe Asked a Lip Artist to Make Some DC-Related Mouth Paintings
    Ryan Kelly is one of the country’s leading lip artists, which means—as you can see here—painting fun stuff on people’s smackers. The Maryland resident’s work has been featured in all sorts of national publications, but we asked her to creat…
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 12:19pm -
  • newThe Robert Wone Murder House Has Sold
    The Victorian rowhouse at 1509 Swann Street, NW has a lot going for it— it’s on one of DC’s prettiest streets, steps from some of the city’s trendiest bars and restaurants, and has undergone a stylish remodel. Those features were apparently e…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 11:52am -
  • newPHOTOS: Fight Night: The Final Round
    After some 30 years, Fight For Children‘s signature annual fall fundraiser, Fight Night, threw its last punch on Thursday evening, with a blowout final bash that packed the ballroom of the Washington Hilton hotel. Since its inception in 1990, Fight…
    - 9 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 11:50am -
  • newToday at 11: Chat With Food Critic Ann Limpert
    Join us today at 11 AM to chat with Washingtonian food critic Ann Limpert. Have a question about which hard seltzer you should be pounding (or not)? Looking for Thanksgiving plans? Or maybe you just need a dinner recommendation. Leave a question now…
    - 11 hours ago, 15 Nov 19, 9:04am -
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