Obama Stumps for Md. Gubernatorial Hopeful Brown

President Barack Obama visited Prince George's County Sunday for a get-out-the-vote rally, urging voters to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 midterm elections and to support Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his quest to become Maryland's first African-American chief ...

Catania Closing Gap in D.C. Mayoral Race

With the mayor's office up for grabs, recent polls indicate that candidate David A. Catania has significantly narrowed the gap between him and the front-runner, placing himself in position to make history.

Black Newspaper in Florida Refuses to Endorse Candidate for Governor

The Florida Courier declined to back former Gov. Charlie Crist's bid to retake the office from Republican Rick Scott, citing poor strategizing and broken promises to the black community by Crist and the Democratic party.

DC Chamber PAC Endorses Bowser

The DC Chamber of Commerce's political action committee announced Ward 4 Council member Muriel Bowser as its choice for mayor in next month's election.

Obama Endorses Bowser for D.C. Mayor

President Obama endorsed D.C. Council member Muriel E. Bowser on Monday in the city's mayoral race as the hotly-contested campaign enters its final weeks.

D.C.'s Second Mayoral Debate Gets Personal

With a raucous crowd of supporters chanting their candidate’s name, hoisting signs in front of the new National Public Radio building on North Capitol Street and vying for the attention of passersby, the city’s three candidates for mayor embarked on ...

Carol Schwartz: 'In It to Win It'

D.C. mayoral hopeful Carol Schwartz realizes that the odds may not be in her favor, particularly since a recent Washington Post poll shows her in third place, behind Muriel Bowser and David Catania. However, she said she hopes that voters ...

Gray Lauds Eric Holder for Championing Full Rights for D.C. Taxpayers

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray commended outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday for supporting full rights for District citizens during his resignation speech.

Tempers Flare during D.C. Mayoral Debate

With less than two months before District residents choose their next mayor, it appears that the three-person race may have become a tug-of-war between two sitting council members.

D.C. Mayoral Hopeful Bowser Backed by Women's Group

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser has gained the support of the National Congress of Black Women, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of African-American women and their families.

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.