McDuffie, Cheh Introduce Pay Equity Bill

D.C. Council members Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) and Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) recently introduced a bill to increase pay equity and transparency by prohibiting retaliation against employees for discussing their wages and eliminating non-disclosure agreements, or "pay secrecy" policies.

Norton Praises Senators for Pro-District Bills

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton commended Democratic Sens. Mark Begich and Thomas Carper on Thursday for introducing two bills that will strengthen the District's quest for self-government.

Yvette Alexander Mulls Run for At-Large Council Seat

D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) set off a political firestorm earlier this week when she tweeted to a fellow council member that she might run for an at-large seat on the council in the Nov. 4 general election.

D.C. Political Roundup: Democrats Hold Unity Breakfast

District of Columbia Democrats hosted a Unity Breakfast on April 4 to heal the party after a bruising April 1 primary that had the mayor and a veteran council member who represented Ward 1 for more than a decade lose ...

Bowser Pushes to Outlaw Revenge Porn

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser introduced legislation Tuesday that would make the intentional and malicious distribution of sexually explicit images or video without consent, commonly known as "revenge porn," a criminal offense.

Bill Clinton Endorses Anthony Brown for Md. Governor

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown picked up the support of former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday in his bid for governor.

D.C. Council's Cheh Takes on Parking Ticket Reform

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh, who chairs the council's Committee on Transportation and the Environment, introduced legislation Tuesday that would radically change the city's parking ticket writing process and appeals system.

Senate Votes to Restore Benefits to Long-Term Unemployed

The U.S. Senate voted Tuesday to restore benefits for the long-term unemployed that went away in December.

D.C. GOP Begins General Election Process

D.C.'s Republican Party had no real contests in its April 1 primary but GOP officials say that the Nov. 4 general election will be a different story.

Gray's Budget Pours Funds into Ward 8

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray testified Monday before the city council about his fiscal 2015 $10.7 billion budget, which will be his last and, for Ward 8 residents, one with good things in store.

D.C. Women's Politics Group Celebrates Primary's Female Winners

DC Women in Politics, a organization that encourages female residents to get involved in politics and run for office, congratulated Muriel Bowser on nabbing the Democratic nomination for mayor.

D.C. Political Roundup: Council member Christopher Barry?

There's been chatter in Ward 8 on who will succeed Marion Barry and his son's name has come up repeatedly.

Allen, Nadeau Set for Council Seats

The protégé of D.C. Council member Tommy Wells will likely take his mentor's place at the John A. Wilson Building in Northwest in early January 2015 and he will be joined by a fresh face from Ward 1.

Bowser, Primary Winners Take Victory Lap

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the newly elected Democratic nominee for mayor in the Nov. 4 general election, thanked her supporters Wednesday for her convincing upset of incumbent Vincent Gray during a press conference at the National Press Club in ...

Gray Supporters Disappointed, But Vow to Keep Backing Mayor

Muriel Bowser may have prevailed in Tuesday's Democratic primary against incumbent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, but die-hard Gray supporters say intend to support the mayor throughout the remaining nine months of his term — and beyond, if necessary.