Vincent Gray

When a Democrat Does It, It’s Not Illegal

This, as far as I can tell, is not satire. The Daily Beast’s Jamelle Bouie seems to argues that even if D.C. mayor Vincent Gray sought and accepted illegal campaign contributions from local businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson, as prosecutors allege, it’s really nothing to get all bent out of shape about:

Ben’s Chili Bowl Celebrates 55 Years

Feature: Bill Cosby, Jesse Jackson pay tribute to chili dog

Bill Cosby, Jesse Jackson, and one former and one current D.C. mayor came together to pay tribute to the power of a chili dog. Ben’s Chili Bowl, the District’s iconic hot dog joint, celebrated its 55th anniversary Thursday morning with a crowd of well wishers, employees, celebrities, and local politicians.

Dems throw DC statehood under the bus

Obama ‘lousy’ on issue, activist says

CHARLOTTE — Democratic National Convention (DNC) organizers have repeatedly stressed the “inclusiveness” of the event, but that apparently does not include supporters of statehood for the District of Columbia (D.C.), who were denied speaking slots and relegated to the outside of the convention.