News & Politics

Top Blog Posts of the Week

Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.Washingtonian's Best & Worst of Congress
Who’s the best-looking member of Congress? The smartest? The meanest? Top aides on Capitol Hill tell all.

The Opening Day Scene at Hello Cupcake
Think the cupcake trend is growing stale? It sure didn’t seem that way this morning at Hello Cupcake, the new cupcake bakery just off Dupont Circle

Vote Now! Photo Contest Closes Monday
We've selected the finalists for this month’s sports-themed photo contest. Who made the cut? Scroll down to see and cast your vote for the winner. Voting closes Monday at midnight!

Clock Is Ticking for Strauss's Firm
Legendary power broker Robert Strauss turns 90 in October, and his health is slipping. But some in the legal community wonder whether, even in his weakened condition, the former US trade representative and ambassador to the Soviet Union might outlast the firm he cofounded after World War II.

Convention-Watching Parties Around Town
Here’s a list of places where you can watch Obama’s nomination acceptance speech this Thursday night.