Civil rights leaders are disappointed by the U.S. Senate's failure to confirm Debo Adegbile, President Obama's pick for assistant attorney general for civil rights.
District entrepreneur Andy Shallal, owner of the highly successful Busboys and Poets restaurant chain in the Washington area, said Thursday that he is not quitting the mayor's race despite low numbers in several polls.
D.C. Council member Anita Bonds achieved a milestone in her short legislative career by pushing the passage of the "Senior Citizen Real Property Tax Relief Act of 2013" on Tuesday at the John A. Wilson Building in Northwest.
D.C. Council member Marion Barry left the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network in Northwest on Wednesday after being treated for an illness but made it clear that he is still the Ward 8 representative.
While D.C. Council member Marion Barry recuperates from a recent hospitalization, some political activists in Ward 8 are quietly talking about who will be the person to succeed him.
The DC Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it will support the re-election bit of Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary on April 1.
Television mogul and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey is one of the world's nine wealthiest people of African descent, according to the March 4 edition of Forbes magazine.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) championed President Obama's fiscal 2015 budget released Tuesday because it would grant the District budget and legislative autonomy for the first time, as well as fund programs that she supports.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed into law infrastructure legislation to creating a public-private partnership to bury overhead primary power lines, in an attempt to improve electric service reliability.
The Republican National Committee, in an effort to boost its numbers among people of color, announced on Monday three national advisory councils encompassing African-Americans, Latinos, and Asian- and Pacific-Americans.