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For DC’s elite professionals in the political, business, tech, media and creative realms.

We are a magazine offering an upwardly mobile and distinctly powerful audience a fresh perspective on their careers and the lifestyle that surrounds it.

From lining up your next job to RSVPing for the upcoming POLITICO Playbook breakfast, our curated insights connect you to the best people, places, and opportunities DC has to offer.

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A Reintroduction to Ryan Leslie

It started off with a kiss (uh huh).  And indeed it did. In his 2009 debut, Ryan Leslie’s Addiction, featuring hip-hop princess Cassie, was the song of the summer. Writing and producing music has been good to Leslie. The Harvard graduate and Washington, DC native has worked with the likes of Beyonce, Diddy, Britney Spears, […]
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When Meeting New People, Focus on This

If you’re serious about advancing  your career, you have to figure out how to network in an authentic, effective way– or else you’re just wasting time. Here are the basics: First, be intentional  Setting your intentions, is a critical first step. Before you start handing out your business cards, decide what you’re trying to accomplish. […]
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Miracle Theatre Opens in Barracks Row

If you want to break out of the typical big movie theater experience, head to Eastern Market. Along the corridors of beloved Barracks Row, you’ll find The Miracle Theatre, a small second-run movie theater built to serve the community.  The History Behind Barracks Row Theater Built in the early 1900’s, the theater boasts a rich history. […]
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A Football Wife, Among Other Things

In fear of saying the wrong things or not being politically correct, many public figures will, for the most part, keep to themselves. Not Michel Sproles. The outspoken wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles of the Philadelphia Eagles has taken heat from football fans before. But all the hate hasn’t stopped her from speaking […]
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BROWSE PROFESSIONAL & SOCIAL NETWORKING GROUPS

The only directory of its kind, we’re building a list of the best professional and social clubs in Washington, DC. From business groups to women’s groups, browse these clubs before you join to weigh networking benefits, influential members, and other benefits.

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Our Jobs Portal lists hand-selected positions that demand your best work.

And our Resources page boasts a collection of productivity and job-search tools, fellowship and internship opportunities, and other notable resources you’ll use to find your next opportunity or thrive at the opportunity at hand.

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CAPITOL STANDARD readers are a diverse group of millennials who are more likely to hold advanced degrees, be politically active and have real influence at work as well as within their group of friends. So relax, you’re in good company. Looking for even more great networking? Request to join our private LinkedIn group here.