By Mary Morgan With the holidays at our doorsteps, it’s time to make a to-do list of Washington activities. Spending the holidays in DC is filled with lights, music and delicious beverages. Here are five […]
Qorvis’s Chuck Conconi and Stan Collender talk about the fiscal cliff on Focus Washington. The combination of tax increases and spending cuts go into effect on January 1 and 2 would cut the budget deficit […]
Bill Rosenberg, co-developer of Indiana Gasification LLC, discusses IG’s coal gasification project in Rockport, Indiana with Focus Washington’s Chuck Conconi. For more information, visit: www.IndianaGasification.com
What did the polls leading up to the presidential election predict? Qorvis’ Chuck Conconi and Clarus Research Group’s Ron Faucheux discuss the accuracy of polls in the 2012 election and the demographic of the electorate. […]
By Mary Morgan After months of constant polling, aggressive advertisements and unbridled enthusiasm, the 2012 presidential election is over. In a race that proved to be even closer than that of 2008, the country was […]
John James, founder and chairman of JD James & Co., talks with Focus Washington host Chuck Conconi about African economic development
John James, founder and chairman of JD James & Co., talks with Focus Washington host Chuck Conconi about Equatorial Guinea.
The 2012 presidential election is quickly approaching. With only four days until the big day, Bob Cusack – managing editor of “The Hill” – has several election predictions. Who will have majority in the House […]
By Mary Morgan Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Atlantic coast this week, and left behind a stream of unparalleled northeastern wreckage. Sandy wreaked havoc in DC, Philly, New Jersey, New York City and Boston, and […]
Sue Sheridan, president and chief counsel of the Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy, sits down with host Chuck Conconi to discuss the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s transmission policy, a test case for Order 1000, and […]
Qorvis’ Chuck Conconi sits down with Ron Faucheux to discuss the presidential debates, and the affect they may have on the presidential election. With only a couple weeks before the election, it is still very […]
By Colleen Flanagan A few weekends ago, groups of runners in red dresses took over every street corner and crosswalk in DC. Devil costumes, red bulbous tutus, and hats were among their attire. These runners […]
By Page Zakas The Washington Nationals are competing in the postseason for the first time in their short history. Their winning record this season drew a large number of fans to cheer on their baseball […]
By Page Zakas Washington D.C. is home to many attractions from museums to restaurants to shopping. While many areas of Washington D.C. offer a wide variety of brand name stores, one market stands out as […]
By Page Zakas Oktoberfest originated in Munich, Germany in 1810. When Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen, the people of Munich gathered for five days of celebrations. In 1811, a horse race was […]
Focus Washington and John Reid take a look at the 2012 design of the White House Christmas Ornament.
By Page Zakas Are you looking for an exciting way to spend your Saturday? This Saturday, September 15th, marks the return of the H Street Festival. The neighborhood festival is filled with food, drinks, and […]
By Page Zakas Washington D.C. may be known for traffic, slow progress, and even a corrupt government, but D.C. the results of a study conducted by The Kauffman Foundation may surprise you. D.C. is not […]
Every four years, Republicans and Democrats hold political conventions to nominate candidates for president and vice president. In recent years, the reporters and pundits who cover the conventions are quick to argue that the party […]
From concerts to festivals, Washington D.C. is filled with exciting things to do on the weekends. This weekend you can have your pick between the figure skating show, Ice Champions LIVE!; the grand opening of […]
Two years ago, construction began on the Lincoln Memorial reflection pool. Obama put $34 million toward restoring this national landmark as part of the economic stimulus package. This endeavor turned out to be one of […]
Are you around the D.C. area this Labor Day weekend and looking for some activities? Well, you could start with the DC Blues Festival on Saturday at the Carter Barron Amphitheater! This Festival is fun […]
The budget deficit situation has never been this bad. The numbers have never been this large. Politicians are unwilling to compromise.
David Wessel, Economics Editor of The Wall Street Journal, discusses his new book Red Ink. Mr. Wessel doesn’t seen anything changing any time soon. The presidential campaigns aren’t discussing their actual plan to cut the […]