<p>Phil Mendelson is chairman of the D.C. Council.</p>

Phil Mendelson is chairman of the D.C. Council.

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D.C. Council Passes Tax-Cutting Budget

The D.C. Council's tax-relief plan and budget for fiscal 2015 may leave many residents smiling — particularly at their lower income tax bills — but will undoubtedly chafe others who feel the wrath of sharp budget cuts.

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D.C. Political Roundup: Mendelson Networks at D.C. Council Party

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) may seem to be a bit stiff to some District residents but he showed that he can "cut a rug" with the best of them.