Poring through recent court documents and congressional investigations, reporters Joe Palazzolo and Pedro Ruz Gutierrez paint a portrait of deep connections between jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Justice Department officials.
Coal and other energy producers are warming, so to speak, to the task of working with Congress to produce legislation to deal with climate change, reports Jeff Horwitz. A new coalition of industry groups has emerged, and a cap on carbon emissions, once off the table, may be part of a compromise.
In After Hours, we review 701, a Penn Quarter restaurant that has been revitalized by the arrival of a new chef. And we profile Will Hopkins, a D.C. insurance lawyer who has made it to the finals of the "American Idol" songwriters contest.