The GOP's early actions fueled the beltway cynicism toward this commission.
It was just something they knew they had to say for a while to sound responsible in beltway land.
A true revolutionary who will not be cowed by the beltway sell-outs.
Simply everybody inside the beltway wants to meet the low-key politician who just became the new mayor-elect.
Because we were seen as outside the beltway, in some cases both of us ended up being misunderstood by the press.
At some point, Gingrich will presumably try to rebuild his beltway consulting business.
Inside the beltway, at least, we are all climbing Petraeus Mountain.
The coffee chain is encouraging beltway insiders to cut a fiscal-cliff deal by scrawling the phrase “come together” on cups.
As I say, power is fleeting inside the beltway, and the next comeback story is always just around the corner.
That means proposing specific rule changes that could have bipartisan appeal, at least beyond the beltway.
term in U.S. for a ring highway around an urban area, especially Interstate 495 around Washington, D.C., the Capital Beltway, completed 1964. Figurative for "Washington, D.C., and its culture" for better or worse, since c.1978.
Connected with the federal government or the huge complex it occupies
[1980s+; fr the Beltway, the peripheral Washington, DC, highway that is supposed to help one avoid the city's traffic]