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Obama: Marion Barry 'Helped Advance The Cause Of Civil Rights For All'

Obama: Marion Barry 'Helped Advance The Cause Of Civil Rights For All'

Mollie Reilly  11.23.2014
President Barack Obama issued a statement Sunday on the death of four-time District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry. Acknowledging his...
GOP Senator: D.C. Statehood Is A 'Distraction'

GOP Senator: D.C. Statehood Is A 'Distraction'

09.15.2014
WASHINGTON -- Less than 20 minutes after it began, the first hearing in more than 20 years on D.C. statehood became contentious. The Senate...
Marion Barry Injured In Car Crash

Marion Barry Injured In Car Crash

Reuters  08. 3.2014
Aug 3 (Reuters) - Former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry suffered minor injuries after being involved in a car crash in the nation's...
A Strange, Confusing Evening With Marion Barry

A Strange, Confusing Evening With Marion Barry

Eliot Nelson  06.23.2014
WASHINGTON - On Friday evening, Marion Barry sat with a group of journalists and delivered a stirring defense of yogurt. "Yogurt is more...
#DontTaxWellness in DC

#DontTaxWellness in DC

Lane Hudson  06.19.2014
Despite the claim to being America's fittest city, the District still has major health problems to address like our obesity rate and health...
Bill Clinton Sought Scandal Advice From Marion Barry

Bill Clinton Sought Scandal Advice From Marion Barry

Arthur Delaney  06.16.2014
WASHINGTON -- Former president Bill Clinton sought advice from D.C. mayor Marion Barry on how to cope with public humiliation, Barry reports...
Who Cares About Ethics?

Who Cares About Ethics?

Meredith McGehee  03.26.2014
This past Sunday, WaPo ran an op-ed, asking whether "a little corruption should matter to voters." The most logical explanation for this...
24 Embarrassing Mayors Who Prove We're Better Than Canada At This

24 Embarrassing Mayors Who Prove We're Better Than Canada At This

Nick Wing  11. 6.2013
In a comically Canadian exchange, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted to reporters Tuesday that he'd smoked crack during one of his "drunken...
What Does Marion Barry Have To Say About Toronto's Crack Smoking Mayor?

What Does Marion Barry Have To Say About Toronto's Crack Smoking Mayor?

  05.17.2013
The Toronto mayor's recent crack-related troubles are leading some to draw connections with a certain D.C. politician. Here's the Montreal...
VOTE: Should D.C. Decriminalize Marijuana?

VOTE: Should D.C. Decriminalize Marijuana?

  05.16.2013
WASHINGTON -- The fight to decriminalize marijuana possession in Washington, D.C., just got an unlikely ally: former mayor and current...
DC's Poorest Set to Suffer From Federal Sequester

DC's Poorest Set to Suffer From Federal Sequester

Michael Shank, Ph.D.  03.13.2013
D.C. can easily cover the sequester cuts, given the $400 million budget surplus it announced earlier this year. The outstanding question,...
What Does 'Mofo' Mean? Marion Barry Explains, On Twitter

What Does 'Mofo' Mean? Marion Barry Explains, On Twitter

  02.27.2013
WASHINGTON -- Marion Barry spent Saturday evening supporting the arts and local businesses, and explaining to certain parts of the internet...
Before The Big House, This Is Where D.C.'s Most Notorious Politician Lived

Before The Big House, This Is Where D.C.'s Most Notorious Politician Lived

Will Wrigley  02.19.2013
Have you ever wanted to live in a piece of (perhaps somewhat motley) D.C. history? Now you can! This house was witness to the rise and...
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