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Sean C. Morgan reports from Washington: Day 2 – Capitol a busy, busy place


December 5, 2018

Ray Towry

Sean C. Morgan tries life on the other side of the podium at the National Press Club in Washington.

We woke to the sounds of sirens.

Step out of the house for a quick vape, and there's that sound. Again, no police cars, just ambulances and fire engines – all day long, everywhere in this town.

Continuing my stint as an embedded reporter with the city contingent to Washington, D.C., I'd like to note that the city manager, Ray Towry, is dedicated to the humdrum and mundane in a time and place that share neither of those qualities. He stayed behind first thing in the morning Monday to work on next Tuesday night's City Council agenda and packet.

As City Councilor Dave Trask puts it: borin...

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