For the last 48 hours, the political blogosphere has been devoting a lot of attention to D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), specifically to whether she bended or broke any rules soliciting funds from an unknown lobbyist.
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) said Friday afternoon that he will not seek re-election as a Republican, even though he won the GOP nomination after more than 800 voters wrote in his name on their ballot in Tuesday's primary. Repeating statements he made before he lost the Democratic nomination to...
The D.C. Council threw a bash Wednesday night, but Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) was left out -- even though she was there.
Traci Hughes, a Gray spokesman, called Rhee's statement "unfortunate." "It is unfortunate that the children have been thrown in the middle of the political fray,' Hughes said. "Chairman Gray has made it very clear from the very beginning: He will continue education reform. It's his top priority already and he will put children first."
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) officially endorsed Vincent C. Gray in the mayor's race at a unity breakfast Thursday morning hosted by the D.C. Democratic Committee.
Post reporters Dan Zak and Monica Hesse ponder the cultural shift at the top of the D.C. political world with a list of what's now in and out.
A bill that would add statues of two D.C. luminaries to the halls of the Capitol has stalled and may not make it out of the House before the end of the 111th Congress, as the seemingly innocuous measure has become snagged by the ongoing controversies over voting rights and the District's gun laws.
Reuben O. Charles II, 40, a wealthy venture capitalist, could play a key role in a Vincent C. Gray administration, perhaps even becoming his chief of staff, according to people familiar with the campaign.
Brown's all but assured ascension to the chairman's spot after Tuesday's Democratic primary sets up a special election for his open seat. Even though the special election is many months away, the jockeying has already begun among those interested in the temporary appointment to Brown's job.
The Georgia Avenue campaign headquarters for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty was empty Wednesday morning -- a window that shattered Tuesday night after a volunteer leaned on it remained missing. Anyone could walk into the unsecured former car dealership where equipment and paraphernalia remained.
Washington Post editors
| September 15, 2010; 8:33 AM ET |
Categories: 2010 District Election, Mayor Fenty, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray | Tags: Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, adrian fenty, council chair vincent gray, election, vincent gray
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The following is text provided to The Washington Post by the Gray campaign prior to Gray delivering his victory speech early Wednesday morning. -- -- -- Thank you District of Columbia! Tonight, the people of the District sent a message loud and clear that they want to bring character, integrity...
Welcome to our continuing coverage of Election Day, as members of D.C. political parties head to the polls to pick nominees for mayor, D.C. Council chairman, U.S. Delegate and an array of other District and ward-level positions. Keep an eye on the D.C. Politics page throughout the day for the...
Christopher Dean Hopkins
| September 14, 2010; 11:01 PM ET |
Categories: 2010 District Election, Ann E. Marimow, Ben Pershing, City Life, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Kwame Brown, Mayor Fenty, Mike DeBonis, Nikita Stewart, Tim Craig
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Today John King of CNN spoke with Washington mayoral candidates Adrian Fenty and Vincent Gray. The full transcript is below. JOHN KING, HOST: Let me ask you a basic question as someday who lives here. I live about a quarter mile that way. If you look at the data across...
Welcome to our continuing coverage of Election Day, as members of D.C. political parties head to the polls to pick nominees for mayor, D.C. Council chairman, U.S. Delegate and an array of other District and ward-level positions (see the Voters Guide for information about all the races and candidates). It's...
Christopher Dean Hopkins
| September 14, 2010; 3:51 PM ET |
Categories: 2010 District Election, Ann E. Marimow, Jim Graham, Kwame Brown, Mayor Fenty, Mike DeBonis, Nikita Stewart, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray
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Good morning and welcome to Election Day, when members of D.C. political parties will head to the polls to pick nominees for mayor, D.C. Council chairman, U.S. Delegate and an array of other District and ward-level positions (see the Voters Guide for information about all the races and candidates). It's...
To cap off his year-long bid for reelection, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is throwing a big event with go-go stars Monday evening.
Continuing to assume the role of front-runner in Tuesday's Democratic primary, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray now has a security detail.
Candidates in Tuesday's Democratic primary gathered at Judiciary Square for a "unity" news conference pulled together by the local committee.
More than 22,000 District voters have already cast ballots in Tuesday's Democratic primary, equaling roughly 20 percent of the total ballots cast four years ago.
Gray campaign officials have gotten reports that there was van with Gray signs on it driving down U Street in Ward 1 on Sunday. The driver of the van was shouting with a loud speaker, "End gentrification, vote for Gray."
Standing on the median of Missouri Ave. Northwest during the Monday morning commute, Mayor Adrian Fenty pumped his fists, leaned into cars to greet drivers and joined more than two dozen campaign workers who chanted, "Four more years!" It was the final pre-election day push before Tuesday's Democratic primary contest...
UPDATED 7:45 A.M. Cora Masters Barry, the estranged wife of Ward 8 council member and former mayor Marion Barry, is claiming responsibility for an effort to reward voters with supermarket gift cards. On Saturday, supporters of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's campaign secretly videotaped voters receiving $10 gift cards outside the...
(Tim Craig/Post) It's well known that Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, who completed a triathlon Sunday morning, is a jock. But he also takes his passion for sports to the campaign trail. To rally paid campaign workers and volunteers, Fenty organizes football-style huddles. Fenty crouches in the middle of the group...
D.C. police shot and killed a dog in the middle of 18th Street in Adams Morgan, D.C. police have confirmed. The shooting occurred during Adams Morgan Day, an annual festival. The circumstances of the shooting remain unclear, but the dog was shot and killed in the 2300 block of 18th...
Striking a contrast to his rival in the mayor's race, Vincent C. Gray said Sunday he would reestablish an Office of Religious Affairs to "strengthen the bond" with the city's religious community that he said has been weakened under incumbent Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. Gray's comments came during a worship...
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty completed the Nation's Triathlon this morning, less than 48 hours before Primary Day polls open. He finished in about 2 hours and 44 minutes -- well off his personal best pace of 2 hours, 19 minutes set at June's Washington D.C. Triathlon, which is held on...