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André Carson Tapped for House Intel Committee; Will Be 1st Muslim

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced this week during a closed-door caucus meeting that she would name the first Muslim lawmaker to the House's Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Ward 4 Council Race Wide Open

With the race to elect the next Ward 4 D.C. Council member well underway, it remains to be seen who among more than dozen prospective candidates will fill D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's old seat on April 28.

Bowser Stars in National TV Appearance

Wearing a light blue top and matching skirt and with D.C. School Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier seated by her side, Muriel Bowser took advantage of the spotlight by tackling the lightning rod issue of statehood ...

D.C. Council Members Bonds, Silverman Preach Accountability

With Vincent Gray passing the torch and officially relinquishing his office to Muriel Bowser, most observers declared that the change has ushered in a new day for the District of Columbia.

McDonnell Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Corruption

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for his convictions on 11 public corruption charges.

Marion Barry's Son, Christopher, Makes Bid for Late Father's Council Seat

Marion Christopher Barry, the only child of the late former D.C. mayor, announced Monday he will run for his father's Ward 8 Council seat.

Muriel Bowser to Appear Sunday on NBC's 'Meet the Press'

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will appear Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier and Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the city’s public schools.

The Bowser Era Begins

In a poignant ceremony brimming with the promise of renewal, Muriel Elizabeth Bowser became the second woman to serve as chief executive officer of the nation's capital.

Muriel Bowser Sworn In as D.C. Mayor

Muriel Bowser was sworn in Friday as the seventh elected mayor of the District of Columbia.

D.C. Mayor Gray Gives Final Address

A visibly content Vincent Gray recently delivered his final address as city executive before friends, family, colleagues, and loyal supporters at his newly revitalized alma mater.

Bowser Inaugural Events Announced

D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser, who will be sworn into office Jan. 2 in a public ceremony at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, has announced three days of events set to culminate with her inaugural ball.

D.C. Residents' Input Sought to Shape Bowser Transition

A DC Vote-led group has launched an initiative to get city residents involved with incoming Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration.

Obama to Address Police, Race Relations in BET Interview Monday

President Obama will weigh in for the first time on the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice at the hands of white police officers during an exclusive interview Monday with BET.

D.C. to Hold Special Election for Marion Barry's Council Seat

A special election will be held in April to fill the Ward 8 seat on the D.C. Council vacated by the death of Marion Barry, the city's Board of Elections announced Monday.

Ward 7 Dems Host Reporters' Roundtable

It's common knowledge that Democratic voters usually stay home during midterms. So that's what Ward 7 Democrats focused on prior to the Nov. 4 midterm elections.