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Marion Barry Endorses D.C. Mayor Amid Federal Probe

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.”

03/19/2014

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DC Council To Weigh Decriminalizing Pot Possession

Two D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

05/16/2013

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Anita Bonds Becomes Interim D.C. Councilmember

Anita Bonds has been selected as an interim member of the D.C. Council.

12/12/2012

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At 75, Marion Barry Gears Up For Another Campaign

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.

01/05/2012