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Voters Say Goodbye To Scandal-Plagued Mayor

Voters Say Goodbye To Scandal-Plagued Mayor

04. 2.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four...
Muriel Bowser Wins DC Mayoral Primary

Muriel Bowser Wins DC Mayoral Primary

04. 1.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Muriel Bowser won the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in...
D.C. Mayor Seeks Second Term Amid Federal Probe

D.C. Mayor Seeks Second Term Amid Federal Probe

BEN NUCKOLS  04. 1.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The embattled mayor of the nation's capital sought a second term Tuesday, with many voters weighing praise for his performance...
Washington Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Washington Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

03.31.2014
(Adds quote from spokeswoman, details on measure) WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray...
Marion Barry Weighs In On Vincent Gray Scandal

Marion Barry Weighs In On Vincent Gray Scandal

03.15.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry was re-elected despite a prison sentence for smoking crack cocaine. But...
Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct in Jeffrey Thompson Case

Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct in Jeffrey Thompson Case

03.12.2014
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen appears to be coming very close to the line, if he hasn't already crossed it, of prosecutorial misconduct in his...
Despite Scandal, DC Mayor Makes Pitch For 2nd Term

Despite Scandal, DC Mayor Makes Pitch For 2nd Term

03.11.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political...
DC Officials Take Another Step Toward Marijuana Legalization

DC Officials Take Another Step Toward Marijuana Legalization

03.11.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city's...
DC Mayor Was Aware Of Illegal 'Shadow Campaign,' Federal Prosecutors Say

DC Mayor Was Aware Of Illegal 'Shadow Campaign,' Federal Prosecutors Say

03.10.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was aware of an off-the-books "shadow campaign" to support his 2010 bid and...

Vincent Gray Wins D.C. Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander Caucuses Endorsements

03. 4.2014
Both the D.C. Latino Caucus and the D.C. Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus held straw polls. Both polls were won by the current...
Marijuana Decriminalization Advances In Washington, D.C.

Marijuana Decriminalization Advances In Washington, D.C.

02. 5.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has approved a watered-down marijuana decriminalization bill that maintains criminal penalties for...
MAYOR OUTRAGED: D.C. Firefighters Allegedly Ignored Man Dying Near Station

MAYOR OUTRAGED: D.C. Firefighters Allegedly Ignored Man Dying Near Station

01.30.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor of the District of Columbia says he's outraged that city firefighters didn't come to the aid of a man who...

D.C. Council Runs Amok as Members Run for Office

01. 6.2014
Four members of the D.C. Council are running in the Democratic primary and one Independent is has announced he is exploring a run for Mayor....
D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

12. 4.2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to an increase in the District of Columbia's minimum wage to $11.50...