Darrel Thompson is a candidate for the Ward 6 D.C. Council seat. (Courtesy photo)
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D.C. Council candidate Darrel Thompson hasn't hesitated to throw his weight around Capitol Hill during his bid for office — an influence over members of Congress he says he will use for the city's benefit.
The race for the Ward 6 D.C. Council seat has started and two contenders with strong ties to seasoned political figures are squaring off.