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Silverman Confident of Election Night Victory in D.C. Council Race

With two seats open in a crowded field of candidates for at-large spots on the D.C. Council, former journalist Elissa Silverman believes she has enough support to nail down an election night victory on Tuesday.

Anita Bonds has Re-Election in Sight

The only Democrat in a field of 15 D.C. at-large council candidates, Anita Bonds stands alone, a position she doesn't seem to mind at all.

Bowser Taking No Chances in Final Days

The D.C. mayoral race — and the contentious debates that accompanied it — has sometimes been ugly and veered toward the personal, but Muriel Bowser holds at least an eight-point lead going into the Tuesday general election.

Gray Proud of His Administration's Legacy

As the clock ticks down on his tenure, Mayor Vincent C. Gray said he will leave the city in much better shape than the Washington D.C. he inherited four years ago.

DCCC Launches Ad Campaign in Black, Hispanic Districts

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched a six-figure radio ad campaign to communicate directly with African-American and Hispanic voters in six of the closest races in the country.

Obama Stumps for Md. Gubernatorial Hopeful Brown

President Barack Obama visited Prince George's County Sunday for a get-out-the-vote rally, urging voters to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 midterm elections and to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his quest to become Maryland's first African-American chief ...

Catania Closing Gap in D.C. Mayoral Race

With the mayor's office up for grabs, recent polls indicate that candidate David A. Catania has significantly narrowed the gap between him and the front-runner, placing himself in position to make history.

Black Newspaper in Florida Refuses to Endorse Candidate for Governor

The Florida Courier declined to back former Gov. Charlie Crist's bid to retake the office from Republican Rick Scott, citing poor strategizing and broken promises to the black community by Crist and the Democratic party.

DC Chamber PAC Endorses Bowser

The DC Chamber of Commerce's political action committee announced Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser as its choice for mayor in next month's election.

Obama Endorses Bowser for D.C. Mayor

President Obama endorsed D.C. Council member Muriel E. Bowser on Monday in the city's mayoral race as the hotly-contested campaign enters its final weeks.

D.C.'s Second Mayoral Debate Gets Personal

With a raucous crowd of supporters chanting their candidate’s name, hoisting signs in front of the new National Public Radio building on North Capitol Street and vying for the attention of passersby, the city’s three candidates for mayor embarked on ...

Carol Schwartz: 'In It to Win It'

D.C. mayoral hopeful Carol Schwartz realizes that the odds may not be in her favor, particularly since a recent Washington Post poll shows her in third place, behind Muriel Bowser and David Catania. However, she said she hopes that voters ...

Gray Lauds Eric Holder for Championing Full Rights for D.C. Taxpayers

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray commended outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday for supporting full rights for District citizens during his resignation speech.

Tempers Flare during D.C. Mayoral Debate

With less than two months before District residents choose their next mayor, it appears that the three-person race may have become a tug-of-war between two sitting council members.

D.C. Mayoral Hopeful Bowser Backed by Women's Group

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser has gained the support of the National Congress of Black Women, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of African-American women and their families.

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