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Gray's Budget Pours Funds into Ward 8

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray testified Monday before the city council about his fiscal 2015 $10.7 billion budget, which will be his last and, for Ward 8 residents, one with good things in store.

D.C. Women's Politics Group Celebrates Primary's Female Winners

DC Women in Politics, a organization that encourages female residents to get involved in politics and run for office, congratulated Muriel Bowser on nabbing the Democratic nomination for mayor.

D.C. Political Roundup: Council member Christopher Barry?

There's been chatter in Ward 8 on who will succeed Marion Barry and his son's name has come up repeatedly.

Allen, Nadeau Set for Council Seats

The protégé of D.C. Council member Tommy Wells will likely take his mentor's place at the John A. Wilson Building in Northwest in early January 2015 and he will be joined by a fresh face from Ward 1.

Bowser, Primary Winners Take Victory Lap

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the newly elected Democratic nominee for mayor in the Nov. 4 general election, thanked her supporters Wednesday for her convincing upset of incumbent Vincent Gray during a press conference at the National Press Club in ...

Gray Supporters Disappointed, But Vow to Keep Backing Mayor

Muriel Bowser may have prevailed in Tuesday's Democratic primary against incumbent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, but die-hard Gray supporters say intend to support the mayor throughout the remaining nine months of his term — and beyond, if necessary.

Bowser Trumps Gray in Democratic Primary

Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser scored a big upset in the District Tuesday night by defeating incumbent Mayor Vincent C. Gray in the Democratic mayoral primary.

Vincent Orange Exudes Confidence Ahead of Elections

Vincent B. Orange believes that he's the best person to serve as Washington, D.C.'s next mayor.

Tommy Wells: Public Service is His Calling

If one looks at D.C. Council member Tommy Wells' resume, it's obvious that while he has educational credentials that would merit a lobbying career on K Street or at a prestigious law firm or non-profit in Washington, he has opted ...

Thompson Uses Capitol Hill Clout to Benefit District

D.C. Council candidate Darrel Thompson hasn't hesitated to throw his weight around Capitol Hill during his bid for office — an influence over members of Congress he says he will use for the city's benefit.

D.C. Political Roundup: Gray's Management Skills Impress Barry

D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), who served four terms as mayor of the District, said that he endorsed D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) for re-election on March 19 because of Gray's management skills.


Jack Evans: I'm Not Just 'Mr. Downtown'

If you really want to get D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate Jack Evans upset, say to his face that he knows nothing about Washington except the booming downtown area and Georgetown in Northwest, where he lives.

Gray Signs Senior Property-Tax Relief Bill

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) signed into law Tuesday a bill that will help many seniors in the District stay in their homes despite rising property taxes.

D.C. Council's Grosso Wants Changes to Paid Leave

D.C. Council members David Grosso, David Catania and Tommy Wells introduced a bill Friday which would provide city government employees up to six weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or fostering of a child as well as to ...

Bowser Gains More Labor Support for Mayoral Bid

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has garnered several endorsements from organized labor groups in his re-election bid but Muriel Bowser, his main challenger in the April 1 Democratic primary, has also made inroads with the unions, with the latest nods going ...