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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.

05/02/2014

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David Catania On D.C. Mayor’s Race: ‘I Know I’ll Win’

Conventional wisdom dictates that David Catania is an underdog in the race for mayor of Washington. He is white, a former Republican and openly gay in a city that has only elected African-American Democrats to its top local office.

04/30/2014

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D.C. Mayoral Nominee Can’t Breeze To Victory

Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.

04/03/2014

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D.C. Mayor Trails Challenger In Initial Returns

The embattled mayor of the nation’s capital sought a second term Tuesday, with many voters weighing praise for his performance in office against a federal investigation of his 2010 campaign that has cloaked the incumbent in scandal.

04/01/2014

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Amid Scandal, Some Seek Alternative To D.C. Mayor

The defining moment of a bizarre election season in the nation’s capital wasn’t provided by Mayor Vincent Gray or any of the seven Democrats trying to unseat him in next week’s primary. Instead, it came from the city’s top prosecutor.

03/27/2014

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New Citywide Sweeping Program Will Get Rid Of Trash In Baltimore Streets

It takes the phrase “spring cleaning” to another level. A new initiative in Baltimore will create a greener, healthier city by getting rid of all that trash piling up on our streets.

03/22/2014

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Spate Of Corruption Stains Otherwise Thriving D.C.

Mayor Vincent Gray often calls the District of Columbia “the envy of the nation” for its robust economy and fast-growing population, but some say the local government he leads — plagued by corruption, pay-to-play politics and disengaged voters — is a stain on the city’s progress.

03/21/2014

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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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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Instagram Offering Scholarships To Users A Hoax

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issues a warning about scammers pretending to be her on Instagram.

03/14/2014

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Annapolis Mayor’s Cousin Charged In Robbery, Shooting

Authorities say a cousin of the Annapolis mayor has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in a robbery and shooting.

03/14/2014

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Prosecutors: D.C. Mayor Knew Of ‘Shadow Campaign’

The mayor of Washington, D.C. is embroiled in a federal corruption investigation. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he will not step down from office–even after federal prosecutors accuse him of participating in an illegal campaign to raise money for his election.

03/11/2014

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New York City Mayor To Appear On ‘The Good Wife’

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.

03/04/2014

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