11/07/2011 03:38 pm ET | Updated Jan 07, 2012

Marion Barry Eyes His Son As D.C. Council Successor

Marion Barry, towering figure of D.C. politics, has discussed bringing his four decades in public life to an end by kindling a family dynasty.

In conversations with political associates, Barry, 75, has outlined plans to run for a third consecutive term as D.C. Council member for Ward 8 but serve only a partial term, backing his only son, Christopher Barry, to fill his seat.

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