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.

Bowser Wins Backing of AFL-CIO Labor Council

The executive board of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO announced Monday their support of D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser's mayoral bid.

D.C. Political Roundup: Bowser Celebrates Birthday with Supporters

Hundreds of people showed up at the birthday party for D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser on Thursday at the home of Daniel and Loretta Neumann Smith in Northwest.

Schwartz, Catania Submit Ballot Signatures

D.C. mayoral candidates David Catania and Carol Schwartz have both submitted their lists of signatures to get on the November ballot this week.

Christensen Wins Virgin Islands Gubernatorial Primary

Virgin Islands gubernatorial hopeful Donna Christensen won the crucial Democratic primary Saturday, inching her closer to becoming the first black woman to govern a U.S. political jurisdiction.