Republicans try to get back on whatever's higher than the bottom
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Republicans try to get their act together, again.
In November, the District will have the closest thing to a competitive mayoral general election in 20 years. While independent candidates David Catania and Carol Schwartz working to make the ballot, though, the D.C. Republican Party—the District's second-largest party in terms of registration—is nowhere to be found.
The party didn't have any primary candidates in April, and four-time Republican mayoral hopeful Carol Schwartz wouldn't [...]
Thanks to the District's overwhelmingly Democratic voter base, the 2014 mayor's race will probably be decided in the April 1 Democratic primary. That's not good enough for some independent and Republican supporters of mayoral hopeful Tommy Wells, who have started urging their fellow non-Democratic District residents to join the majority party in time to vote for [...]
Mary Brooks Beatty is out of here. Beatty, the Republican who lost the November 2012 at-large D.C. Council race to Vincent Orange and David Grosso, is leaving the District for an unusual reason: the local government is so corrupt that it's hurting her quality of life.
"I do not trust or respect my local government," Beatty [...]