With the new Donald J. Trump Administration comes uncertainty in the role that science will play in the U.S. federal government. Early indications that the Administration plans to distort or disregard science and evidence, coupled with the chaos and confusion occurring within federal agencies, now imperil the effectiveness of our government.
It often takes a while for District residents to become District voters. Some say that's due to the city's lack of full voting rights in Congress. Others say it's D.C.'s longstanding reputation for political corruption. Or perhaps it's because of our transient population of federal workers.