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Volunteers Hit D.C. Streets to Register Voters

Over 2,000 groups nationwide, including in D.C., showed up in force Tuesday to mark National Voter Registration Day, an effort to register voters and get them involved in the political process.

Obama: Battle with ISIS 'Not America's Fight Alone'

President Obama said Tuesday the U.S.-led coalition that attacked the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria overnight made it "clear to the world that this is not America's fight alone."

D.C. Mayoral Candidates Clash in First Debate

D.C.'s mayoral hopefuls clashed over how to reform the city's public schools during the first debate Thursday night at American University, an affair that occasionally got testy.

D.C. Political Roundup: 
Ward 8 Democrats Organize GOTV Effort

One of the District's most active Democratic clubs kicked off its efforts to have a strong voter turnout in the Nov. 4 general election on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Southeast home of former D.C. Council Chairman and current D.C. ...

D.C. Political Roundup: ANC Races to be on Nov. 4 Ballot

While District residents will focus on the mayor, council and board of education races in the Nov. 4 general election, there are 209 advisory neighborhood commissioner positions that also merit attention.

Bowser Wins Backing of AFL-CIO Labor Council

The executive board of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO announced Monday their support of D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser's mayoral bid.

D.C. Political Roundup: Bowser Celebrates Birthday with Supporters

Hundreds of people showed up at the birthday party for D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser on Thursday at the home of Daniel and Loretta Neumann Smith in Northwest.

Schwartz, Catania Submit Ballot Signatures

D.C. mayoral candidates David Catania and Carol Schwartz have both submitted their lists of signatures to get on the November ballot this week.

Christensen Wins Virgin Islands Gubernatorial Primary

Virgin Islands gubernatorial hopeful Donna Christensen won the crucial Democratic primary Saturday, inching her closer to becoming the first black woman to govern a U.S. political jurisdiction.

CBC, Democrats Blast House Lawsuit against Obama

The House vote to sue President Obama for alleged abuse of executive authority was immediately rebuked by the White House and Democratic leaders, who chastised the suit as a guise to eventually push for impeachment.

D.C. Political Roundup: McDuffie Endorses White

D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, one of the District's most popular politicians, hopes residents elect Robert White as the non-Democratic at-large council member in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election.

D.C. Political Roundup: Three Blacks Vie for Attorney General

The voters of the District will go to the polls on Nov. 4, to elect a mayor, members of the D.C. Council, D.C. State Board of Education members and their advisory neighborhood commissioners. However, there's a new category on the ...

D.C. Political Roundup: Catania Courts Black Voters

D.C. Council member David Catania is running an aggressive campaign for mayor and he wants the backing of the District's black community.

D.C. Council Overrides Mayor Gray’s Budget Veto

The D.C. Council didn't take long Monday afternoon to brush aside Mayor Vincent C. Gray's veto of the fiscal 2015 budget.

D.C. Mayor Gray Chides Council Override of Budget Veto

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray decried the city council's decision to override his veto of the 2015 budget plan, warning that it "ties the hands of future mayors."