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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.

Urban League Assesses Midterm Elections

With 2016 fast approaching, one civil rights group wants blacks to prepare for the inevitable battle for the White House and Congress.

Ward 8 Dems Ponder Ways to Strengthen Group

Any hopes that the Democratic Party had for beating Republicans in the Nov. 4 general elections died when traditional supporters — African-Africans, Latinos, women and millennials — voted with their feet by staying home.

Obama to Detail Immigration Order Thursday in Prime-Time Speech

President Obama will present his long-awaited immigration plan during a prime-time speech Thursday night, the White House announced Wednesday.

Lynch Nomination Will Test Obama's Relationship with New Congress

In what may be the first test of the GOP-controlled Senate's willingness to work with the White House, President Barack Obama nominated United States Attorney Loretta Lynch to succeed Eric Holder as the next attorney general.

Obama Tells Voters 'I Hear You' after Dems Thumped in Midterms

President Obama said Wednesday that he hears the frustration of voters who flipped control of the Senate to Republicans the night before.

Bonds, Silverman Claim At-Large Council Seats

Anita Bonds will retain her seat as an at-large District Council member after scoring an easy election night victory, according to unofficial results from the D.C. Board of Elections.

Hogan Upsets Brown in Maryland Gubernatorial Stunner

Republican businessman Larry Hogan defeated Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown in the Maryland governor's race Nov. 4, ending, at least for now, Brown's quest to become the state's first African-American chief executive.

Muriel Bowser Wins D.C. Mayor's Race

After 20 grueling months on the campaign trail, Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser beat back the challenges of independent candidates Carol Schwartz and David Catania. She'll be D.C.'s first female mayor in more than 20 years.