Posts Tagged ‘Mayoral Race’

District Line Daily: Bowser Lead Widens in Final Stretch, New Polls Says

Karl Racine has a ten-point lead in the attorney general race.

District Line Daily: Bowser Tops Catania in New Poll

A man carrying his 3-year-old son was shot last night.

District Line Daily: Bowser’s $1 Million of Treasures

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Democratic Mayoral Candidate Muriel Bowser has more than a $1 million in her campaign coffers, more than twice [...]

District Line Daily: Get Out the [Early] Vote

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All 13 early voting centers opened in the District on Saturday. They'll be open every [...]

District Line Daily: Minimum Wage Workers Get a Raise

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Mayor Vince Gray is expected to sign the minimum wage bill into law today, [...]

Vincent Gray Calls For AG Peter Nickles To Resign

D.C. Council Chairman and mayoral candidate Vincent Gray has called on Attorney General Peter Nickles to resign. While there's zero chance that Fenty's right-hand man will be taking Gray's advice, it's about time the attorney general became a campaign issue.

Vincent Gray’s Education Plan Takes Aim At Fenty Ribbon Cuttings

Mayoral hopeful Vincent Gray released his education plan today which places heavy emphasis on transparency, citizen involvement, and giving charter schools more respect (but have they earned it?). On the Michelle Rhee front: He endorses a strong chancellor, but stops short of endorsing Rhee's top-down style. Embedded in all the lofty rhetoric, there's a few [...]

Vincent Gray To Offer Education Plan Tomorrow

D.C. Council Chairman and Mayoral Hopeful Vincent Gray has announced that he will finally roll out his education plan tomorrow at 2 p.m. Here are the details from the press release:
"The event, to be held tomorrow at Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School, comes days after Gray participated in an education forum [...]

One Year After Crash, Metro Still Lacks ‘Safety Culture’: Loose Lips Daily

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Fenty Booed at Gray’s High School Alma Mater [UPDATED]

An apparent controversy over the top speaking spot at Dunbar High School's commencement services on Monday resulted in boos for Mayor Adrian Fenty.
In a video clip posted by WJLA-TV, you can almost hear his Hizzoner saying, "Thank you so much," amid the chorus of boobirds. Almost. The local ABC affiliate reports:
Both Mayor Fenty and Council Chairman Vincent Gray appeared at [...]

Vincent Gray: Here’s How You Defend Sharon Pratt Connection

City Paper’s Unsolicited Political Advice of the Week

The candidate: Vincent Gray, mayoral hopeful

The challenge: Your opponent is trying to tie you to the early 1990s, one of the most ignominious periods in modern D.C. history, when you served in the failed administration of Mayor Sharon Pratt. Expect this to be a recurring theme [...]

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