The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, saying Congress has both the moral obligation and constitutional authority to ensure that the city's 700,000 residents are allowed full voting rights, no longer subject to "taxation without representation.''
Local black activists held a "wakeup call" early Saturday morning outside the home of Councilmember Vince Gray (D-7th Ward), decrying his silence after calls for defunding District police.
Amid the citywide curfew following protests over the death of George Floyd, we're learning about long lines at polling stations for the primary election in the District. That curfew is also causing confusion for voters.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform passed the D.C. statehood bill Tuesday – sending it to the House floor.
Former D.C. councilmember Jack Evans resigned from the Council 10 days ago.
D.C. councilmember Jack Evans has announced he will resign.
D.C.'s Mayor Muriel Bowser said that the nation's capital has received no immediate threats following a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed a top Iranian general. Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and Weather
The D.C. Council voted unanimously to recommend expelling embattled councilmember Jack Evans, who is at the center of a host of accusations of ethical violations.
Jack Evans has “obliterated the public trust." That's what the chairman of the D.C. Council said Tuesday about a new report on the embattled Ward 2 councilmember.
The D.C. Council is reportedly considering legislation that could grant early release to hundreds of inmates, many of whom have been convicted of serious crimes including murder and rape.
A look at news in the DMV.
Politico reporter Daniel Lippman,Stephen Kent with Young Voices, and Dave Clark from the Washington Post chat with Tom about the White House Correspondent's Dinner. Did comedian Michelle Wolf cross the line?
Ronica and Tom speak with Philip Wegmann from the Washington Examiner and Eric Garcia from Roll Call.
Ronica and Tom speak with Val Ervins, senior advisor to the Working Families Party on use of taxpayer dollars to fund campaigns. She says it will even the playing field to help those running for office.