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Count one more organization confused about how the District's first elected attorney general fits into city politics. The union that represents D.C. Fire and EMS personnel will be sitting out the attorney general's race, according to union president Ed Smith.
“We don’t fully understand the role of the attorney general's role in labor yet," Smith says.
The International [...]
He wants voters to elect Muriel Bowser.
Good news for Democrat Bonds and independent Silverman, less so for the other candidates
In 2013, it was hard to think of an idea more popular with the D.C. Council than Anita Bonds' property tax bill. The legislation, which exempted some senior citizens from property taxes, came as multiple councilmembers ran for re-election or for the mayor's office, then got another boost when a Washington Post investigation found elderly homeowners losing their property in [...]
D.C. Council at-large hopeful Khalid Pitts may not have the most impressive voting record in the District, but the Logan Circle wine bar owner is leading the sizable field of candidates seeking to replace Councilmember David Catania in fundraising for the latest, three-month long reporting period.
Raised: $81,671. Spent: $0. Cash on hand: $81,671.
Pitts took in contributions from Ben's Chili Bowl's Kamal Ali and former [...]
With its eight mayoral candidates and handful of down-ballot races, the April 1 Democratic primary may have zapped the attention spans of all but the closest watchers of District politics. Which could make the general election’s race for two at-large seats on the D.C. Council a bit of a mind derecho, at least if you [...]
LL will do the honors. D.C., meet your presumptive next mayor.
“I like the sound of that,” Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser said Wednesday at her post-primary victory press conference.
After Bowser walloped Mayor Vince Gray with 44 percent of the vote to his 32 percent Tuesday night, her campaign organized an event at the National Press [...]
Muriel Bowser beats Vince Gray in a low-turnout mayoral primary. [LL, Post, LL, LL, DCist, WAMU, Washingtonian, CNN, Al Jazeera, Times, WAMU, Post]
Gray campaign manager Chuck Thies blames U.S. Attorney Ron Machen. [LL]
Bowser plans noon press conference at the National Press Club. [Twitter]
Ward 1 councilmember Jim Graham ousted by Brianne Nadeau. [LL, Blade]
At-large councilmember Anita Bonds holds on to her seat, Tommy Wells protege Charles Allen replaces him in Ward 6. [Post]
The Democratic primary for an at-large D.C. Council seat hasn't been getting much attention this year. And with good reason: incumbent Councilmember Anita Bonds seems to be blowing out her competition.
While voters have a choice between four candidates in the race, a plurality of residents are sticking with just one. In a Washington City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi [...]