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Category Archive • LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND SHAMELESS

December 03, 2014

Hillary Clinton goes full diva for UCLA speaking event

Christopher Nelson

You know what they say, you can take the girl out of Capitol City, but you can’t take the Capitol City perks out of her speaking engagement negotiations. Emails obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request show the diva-induced insanity involved in getting Hillary Clinton to speak at UCLA earlier this year.


December 01, 2014

Will Al Sharpton’s Capitol City friends rescue him from his latest tax quandary?

Florian Sohnke

Al Sharpton is meeting with President Obama at the White House today, not only a sign in the wake of the Ferguson non-indictment that the administration is dubbing him a stand-in for the black community, but also that they’re choosing to avoid the media personality’s own scandal–millions of dollars in shirked tax liabilities.



September 23, 2014

Lawmakers took over 200 trips costing $766,000 during August recess

Joe Schoffstall

During the month of August, members of Congress and their staffers took over 200 trips which cost $766,000. August recess is typically a period in which congressional members spend time meeting with constituents or fundraising, especially during an election year. This year, however, many members took trips around the world — as far as the […]


September 19, 2014

Median household income in DC still the highest in the country

Joe Schoffstall

Once again, to no one’s surprise, Washington, D.C. sits at the top of the the highest median household income list in the United States– dwarfing the top 25 most populous cities in the nation. According to newly released data from the Census Bureau, which was conducted using data on median household income at the national and […]


September 17, 2014

Obama is attending a fundraiser every 5 days this year

Joe Schoffstall

Despite many Democratic politicians distancing themselves from President Obama’s low approval ratings and declining his assistance– even in their own backyard– he’s still doing a good amount to help raise money for various groups. So far this year, on average, Obama is attending a fundraiser every 5 days. According to a new report, Obama has […]