Photo Essay: Heavy rains roil the Potomac

May’s weeks of heavy rain caused the Potomac River at Great Falls National Park to rise dramatically this week, cresting Tuesday morning. On Monday, spray from the river sometimes hit Overlook No. 1, according to The Washington Post. These photos taken…

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Photo Essay: Viva! Vienna!

There was a little something for everyone to enjoy at Viva! Vienna! over the weekend. Rides, games of chance, entertainment, craft booths and a Hunter Mill Democrats’ booth, where volunteers encouraged people to register to vote and sign up to…

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Photo Essay: Barbecue and politics

  Rain clouds were low but spirits high, as the Springfield District Democratic Committee held its 18th Annual Smoke n’ Roast on Saturday evening, May 19, in Clifton, Va.  A sizable crowd enjoyed burgers and ribs, while hearing from elected…

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Photo Essay: Spring arrives, finally!

Ah, spring! Although by the time you see this, winter might be back. The Yoshino cherry blossoms finally peaked around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C., along with every blooming plant and tree in the metro area. Achoo! The colder…

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March for Our Lives: Photo essay

Hundreds of thousands of people showed up for the March for Our Lives on March 24 in Washington, D.C. Led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, FL., they carried creatively crafted signs supporting gun control measures, including banning assault weapons. The…

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