Protected: The New Way to Protest in DC: Go to a Politico’s Home. Bring a Crowd. Party.
Over the past year, a band of progressive activists has upended Beltway protest tactics, showing up at lawmakers’ and officials’ homes for 7 AM “wake-up calls” and uproarious sunset dance parties. Who are they, exactly? And is their troublemaking worth the trouble?
Jane is a Chicago transplant who now calls Cleveland Park her home. Before joining Washingtonian, she wrote for Smithsonian Magazine and the Chicago Sun-Times. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she studied journalism and opera.