Donna Brazile, a District resident and the vice chairwoman of voter registration and participation for the Democratic National Committee, has started a new project to educate voters about their rights and to get people to cast their ballot.
District entrepreneur and mayoral candidate Andy Shallal has come under fire recently for his inconsistent record of voting in elections.
Perhaps it's a good thing that Mayor Vincent C. Gray operates effectively on a limited sleep schedule. These days, he juggles his mayoral duties with the pressing demands of a re-election campaign.
With a flood of recent criticism about what he's failed to do for African-Americans, President Barack Obama plans to answer his critics in a profound way.
A new mayoral poll co-sponsored by The Washington Informer, along with NCB4 News and WAMU Radio, shows incumbent Vincent Gray leading in the April 1 race for the Democratic nomination, with D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser not far behind.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Victor L. Hoskins, the deputy mayor for Planning and Economic Development and Rosalynn Hughey, the interim director of the Office of Planning, announced Wednesday a plan to support District-led career training and business development projects for ...
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, in her quest to become the city's second female chief executive, got the support of the nationally-renowned female political organization Emily's List, the group announced Tuesday.
D.C. Council member and mayoral candidate Vincent Orange (D) received his first major endorsement on Monday, courtesy of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400.
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) commended the work of fellow Congressman John Dingell (D-Mich.), a longtime member of Congress who has been involved in every major issue facing the country since the Eisenhower administration.
While there are 60,000 returning citizens in D.C. who have pressing concerns and are politically motivated, only three of the eight mayoral candidates showed up at a recent candidates' forum to hear and address those concerns.
Several District labor unions are pushing for the re-election of Mayor Vincent Gray, saying that he is best person to lead the city for another four years.
Ward 8 D.C. Council member Marion Barry is recovering at his Southeast home after returning from the hospital battling a urinary tract infection.
No one can ever say Paul Zukerberg runs from a fight.
To some African-Americans and others in leadership positions, the newly minted Farm Bill that President Barack Obama signed earlier this month represents a compromise in the right direction. Others contend that compromise shouldn't come at the expense of the well-being ...
Before the ink from President Barack Obama's signature dried from signing the controversial Farm Bill earlier this month, critics, pundits and others said legislation passed under his watch has negatively affected African-Americans and the poor.