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D.C. Muslims Pick Gray for Re-Election

The DC Muslim Caucus announced Thursday that their choice for mayor in the April 1 primary is incumbent Vincent Gray.

D.C. Council's Jack Evans Pushes Bill to Combat Property Tax Abuse

D.C. Council member Jack Evans, a mayoral candidate in the April 1 Democratic primary, moved a comprehensive bill Wednesday that would protect homeowners from abuses in the tax sale process.

Barry Supports Gray for Re-Election

D.C. Council member Marion Barry, who served four terms as mayor of the District, endorsed mayoral incumbent Vincent Gray for re-election Wednesday.

D.C. Political Roundup: Talk about White's Replacement Begins

Trayon White, Ward 8's D.C. State Board of Education member, announced on March 6 that he's leaving that post for a full-time job with the District government. Little time had elapsed before the ward's political leaders and activists started wagging ...

Bowser's On a Future Quest for the City

Muriel Bowser has been on the stump since March of last year, trying to cement her bid to succeed D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, and two weeks before the April 1 primary, she has been slated by a number of ...

Possible Indictment Clouds Gray Re-Election Bid

Since D.C.'s U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Jr. announced March 10 that local businessman Jeffrey Thompson admitted to secretly funding a $3.3 million shadow campaign to finance national and local candidates in 28 races, including D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, residents have ...

Oprah Set to Raise Money for Va. Democrat

Television mogul Oprah Winfrey, who played a key role in the election of President Obama in 2008, will hold a fundraiser for Lavern Chatman, the former president of the Northern Virginia Urban League who is vying to replace U.S. Rep. ...

D.C. Mayor Gray Will Fight Any Charges: Attorney

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray will fight any charges that federal authorities may level against him for his role in his 2010 mayoral campaign, his attorney said Monday.

Early Voting in D.C. Begins Monday

Early voting in the District for the April 1 primary election will begin on Monday.

D.C. Chamber PAC Backs McDuffie, Bonds, Allen for Council

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce's PAC announced its endorsement Friday for three D.C. Council candidates running in the April 1 Democratic primary.

D.C. Political Roundup: Grosso Wants to Shake Up District Elections

When D.C. Council member David Grosso took office in 2013, he promised not to just sit back and wait for his turn.

D.C. Mayor Gray Defends Himself, Touts City's Accomplishments

"I say this to all of you clearly and unequivocally, I did not break the law!" With those words, Mayor Vincent C. Gray began an unabashed defense of his innocence in a campaign corruption scandal that exploded Monday afternoon following ...

D.C. Mayor Gray Engulfed in Scandal

D.C. U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Jr. dropped a bomb in the midst of the mayor's race on Monday when one of the city's most prominent donors pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiring to violate federal campaign finance laws, submitting ...

D.C. Businessman Thompson Charged for Financing 'Shadow Campaigns'

Jeffrey Thompson, a well-connected D.C. businessman, was charged in federal court Monday with conspiring to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by illegally funding campaign activity for local and national candidates such as former New York Sen. Hillary Rodham ...

Bennett-Fleming Garners Sierra Club Endorsement for D.C. Council Seat

The strongest challenger to the re-election bid of D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large) has gotten some key endorsements that could make the incumbent nervous as the April 1 primary election nears.