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D.C. Mayor Wants Access To Licenses For Immigrants

People living in the country illegally would be able to get driver’s licenses in the nation’s capital under a bill that Mayor Vincent Gray plans to introduce.


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D.C. Leaders: No Promises On License Plates

District of Columbia leaders say they’ve received no promises from the White House about President Barack Obama placing the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicles.


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D.C. Leaders To Talk License Plates With White House

Two District of Columbia leaders are heading to the White House to talk about the possibility of President Barack Obama putting the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicle.


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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.


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Council To Consider Budget Autonomy Referendum

The D.C. Council is hoping that voters will grant it the power to spend local tax dollars without Congressional approval.


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Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council

Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that’s lost two members this year to criminal convictions.


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D.C. Council To Vote On Mendelson As Interim Chair

The acting chairman of the D.C. Council has circulated a resolution that would make Councilmember Phil Mendelson the interim chairman.


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Brown’s Resignation From D.C. Council Certified

Kwame Brown’s resignation as chairman of the D.C. Council has been certified by the district’s elections board.



D.C. Councilman Questions Testimony From DUI Hearing

A Washington D.C. councilman questions whether a deputy attorney general was telling the truth during his trial for drunken driving.


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D.C. Councilman Seeks Quick Fix To DUI Testing Woes

A D.C. councilman directed city officials Monday to speed up work on developing a better and more reliable system for catching drunken drivers, a year after flawed breath-testing equipment called into question hundreds of convictions.