Divisive 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 District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is out of the hospital after a traffic accident over the weekend.
The only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was caught driving on a revoked license.
Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Council-member Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library.
Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is criticizing HBO and two journalists over their involvement in a movie about his life.
Former 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.”
Two D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Anita Bonds has been selected as an interim member of the D.C. Council.
As 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.