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Bar Room Politicos and Back Room Deals in D.C.

June 22nd 2014
Political intrigue….back room deals…..off the record discussions…..research for newspaper articles that quote, “unnamed sources.” In Washington D.C., this is most likely business as usual for the past 150 plus years in this town of politicos, lobbyists, elected officials, congressional staff members and the like. The question becomes, “where does all this occur?” When in the Distr ... read more
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22nd June 2014

Shady deals in plush locales...
I must admit I'm not a bar person, but I love the names of these bars--Hawk 'n' Dove, Off the Record, and Bullfeathers. Pretty surprising that Sangria and Margarita were fave drinks prepared--I would have thought martinis were more suited to the suit set. And I totally think that the shady deals of our corporate-controlled, so-called democracy are carried out in these plush, off-the-record surroundings. Bravo to you intrepid reporters.
22nd June 2014

The Underbelly of D.C.
Who knows what really goes on in some of this places but it is grand to make up stories. I like the ambiance in these places and it is not uncommon for me to sit and sip tea or wine. I love grand old hotel bars that offer history and romance.

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