A fellow politician reflects on Ford's political career, which has always defied critics and expectations.
According to Barry, even those he thought would stick by him all but abandoned him after the scandal. "Your friends leave
Read more on Barry's life here. Acknowledging his "at times tumultuous" public life, Obama praised Barry for his civil rights
The FBI and D.C. police arrested Barry on cocaine charges in January 1990 at a hotel where he'd been set up by an informant
This past Sunday, WaPo ran an op-ed, asking whether "a little corruption should matter to voters." The most logical explanation for this reaction is the low expectations that most Americans already have for their public (and especially, elected) officials -- a streak that is as American as apple pie.
20. Mark Nadeau (R) -- Nadeu resigned as mayor of Cobleskill, N.Y., in 2010 after a tape emerged showing him using the n
Sommer then goes another step further -- how many steps are we up to now? -- giving three excellent pieces of advice for
D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Led By Marion Barry And Tommy Wells, To Be Introduced As Early As Summer
The Post reports the bill to decriminalize marijuana in D.C. could be introduced by summer. Fifteen states have passed laws
On the site, an enthusiastic real estate agent pitches the house, sounding a lot like Effi (if mistakenly writing Hillcrest
It's time to give Washington, D.C. residents the same rights and responsibilities we've given to other Americans -- governmental autonomy and representation in Congress. It's time for D.C. statehood.
But the National Kidney Foundation supports tax breaks for organ donors, having put the living donor tax credit on its list