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Chris Christie Announces Presidential Bid, Joins Crowded GOP Field

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2016, joining an ever-growing field for the GOP nomination.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns at George Mason University

On the heels of an historic week for Democrats with the Affordable Care Act and the constitutionality of same-sex marriages becoming the law of the land, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign rolled into Northern Virginia for an evening rally hosted ...

Veteran Political Operatives Join Hillary Clinton Campaign

Hillary Clinton has added a veteran political pollster from her husband's 1996 re-election campaign to her team of strategists, BuzzFeed reported Monday.

Donald Trump Makes Bid for GOP Presidential Nomination

Donald Trump, who has toyed with the idea of running for president for years, announced Tuesday that he'll enter the ever-growing field for the GOP presidential nomination, vowing to be the "greatest jobs president that God ever created."

Bowser, D.C. Council Victorious in Budget Autonomy Case

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the city council scored a important victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight over the District's budget autonomy referendum, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to dismiss an appeal that questioned ...

LaRuby May, Brandon Todd Sworn In to D.C. Council

Boosted by ebullient cheers, chants and sustained applause from a standing-room only crowd of friends, family and well-wishers, Brandon Todd and LaRuby May recently took their places on the D.C. Council.

LaRuby May Prepares to Join D.C. Council

LaRuby May and her supporters are basking in the glow of a tough, hard-won battle that earned May the right to succeed legendary Ward 8 champion, former Mayor Marion S. Barry.

LaRuby May Edges Trayon White in Ward 8 Election

LaRuby May, the Ward 8 candidate who stockpiled a massive war chest and who benefited from the support and campaign apparatus of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, appears to have won the city council seat by a razor-thin margin.

Ben Carson Announces Bid for GOP Presidential Nomination

Ben Carson, the famed former neurosurgeon that in recent years has become a conservative star, announced Monday he will run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination after widespread speculation.

Support for Donna Edwards Swells

One week after Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed her opponent Chris Van Hollen, county council members said they were standing behind Donna Edwards, lending their support to the congresswoman in the race for Maryland's senate.

Todd Coasts in Ward 4; Ward 8 Race too Close to Call

After months of an assortment of candidates slugging it out, the Ward 8 council race is going into overtime with only 152 votes out of 6,200 cast separating Trayon White and LaRuby May.

Ward 8 Election Could Hinge on Undecideds

One week before what many acknowledge is a critical election for Ward 8 and after months of campaigning, knocking on doors, chasing votes and getting out in front of prospective voters, there is still a chunk of Ward 8 residents ...

Barry Optimistic in Race for City Council

Marion C. Barry's name recognition has worked in his favor and against him in his bid to fill the District of Columbia Council seat once held by his deceased father, Marion S. Barry.

Ward 8 Candidates Make Final Push

For those who like a good tussle, the Ward 8 election campaign has morphed in its final round into the type of rough-and-tumble affair some observers relish.

Politicians, Residents Puzzled by Baker's Van Hollen Endorsement

The endorsement of Rep. Chris Van Hollen by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker III surprised few, but still left area politicians and residents speculating about the timing of Baker’s support.

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