Marion Barry

DC's 'Mayor For Life' Barry Mourned At FuneralMourners are paying their final respects to Marion Barry at the Washington Convention Center.
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies At 78Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. The former D.C. mayor died Sunday at 78.
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Out Of Hospital After Wrong-Way CrashFormer District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is out of the hospital after a traffic accident over the weekend.
Former D.C. Mayor's Son Jailed After Latest ArrestThe only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.
Marion Barry To Hold Book Signing For New MemoirFormer Washington mayor and current D.C. Council-member Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library.
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Criticizes Planned HBO Movie About Him Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life.
Marion Barry Endorses D.C. Mayor Amid Federal ProbeFormer District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry said Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work."
DC Council To Weigh Decriminalizing Pot PossessionTwo D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Anita Bonds Becomes Interim D.C. CouncilmemberAnita Bonds has been selected as an interim member of the D.C. Council.
At 75, Marion Barry Gears Up For Another CampaignAs HBO considers making a movie about Marion Barry with Eddie Murphy in the title role, the real Barry is doing something that comes naturally: running for re-election in the nation's capital.