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D.C. Wire Archive: 2008 Presidential Race

Gray, Obama meet at Mystics game

It wasn't the lunch date at Ben's Chili Bowl that Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) enjoyed, but D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray got a chance Sunday to make small talk with President Obama.

By Tim Craig  |  August 2, 2010; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  2008 Presidential Race , 2010 District Election , Mayor Fenty , Tim Craig , Vincent C. Gray , vincent gray  
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D.C. "Most Democratic Spot in Nation"

Washington Post Polling Analyst Jennifer Agiesta posted the following entry on DC Wire's sister blog, Behind the Numbers. If you didn't catch it, you can read it below. It shows that President Obama remains wildly popular in the District, a city he carried with 93 percent of the vote in...

By Tim Craig  |  February 1, 2010; 8:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  2008 District Election , 2008 Presidential Race , Obama  
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A Vote for Obama

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will oversee history today as the District casts its vote for the nation's first African American president. Fenty presides over the District's 12th Electoral College today. Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser, Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray and Jerry S. Cooper will cast the District's vote for...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 15, 2008; 6:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2008 Presidential Race , Mayor Fenty  
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Grass-Roots Leaders, Obama Advisers Gather in D.C.

More than 2,500 grass-roots activists from across the country held a spirited meeting this afternoon with President-elect Barack Obama advisers Valerie Jarrett and Melody Barnes. Billed as "Realizing the Promise," a forum meant to set a "people's agenda," was more a rally than a pragmatic discussion about community organizers and...

By Marcia Davis  |  December 4, 2008; 4:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2008 Presidential Race  
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D.C. for Obama: "One Last Election to Win"

D.C. for Obama, a grassroots organization, helped get-out-the-vote in the District, Virginia, Pennsylvania and other places. Now, organizers Gregory Jackson and Howard Park have sent an email asking members to put in one final push--to help support challenger Jim Martin (D) in his bid to unseat Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss...

By David A Nakamura  |  November 25, 2008; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  2008 Presidential Race  
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Norton's Office Stops Taking Names for Inaugural Tickets

It's already gotten to be too much for the Office of Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. Folks on the Hill have been hit with thousands and thousands of calls about tickets for the inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama, which promises to be one of the largest, if not the largest in...

By Marcia Davis  |  November 10, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2008 Presidential Race , Inauguration  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Norton on Inaugural Tickets, Part 2, Marcia Davis , November 7, 2008
Norton Sees Path for D.C. Voting Rights, David A Nakamura , November 5, 2008
At Polls: Voting Winds Down Across City, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Reflection At The Lincoln Memorial, Hamil Harris , November 4, 2008
A D.C. Native Casts His Vote in A Swing State, David A Nakamura , November 4, 2008
Clowning Around at Polling Place , Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
At-Large: Just In Case You Forgot Who He Was..., Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Youth Turn Out for Obama After All , David A Nakamura , November 4, 2008
At the Polls: Seniors Flocking to Vote, Hamil Harris , November 4, 2008
Photo Essay: At Precinct 48, Fenty Casts His Vote , David A Nakamura , November 4, 2008
Chair of Election Board Visiting Polls, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Early Morning Efforts Are Busy and Quiet, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Today, We Write History, Marcia Davis , November 4, 2008
Post-Howard U. Election Panel Discussion Oct. 29, Washington Post Editors , October 28, 2008
Norton to Rally D.C. Obama Supporters Saturday, David A Nakamura , October 21, 2008
Obama and McCain Talk District Schools, Marcia Davis , October 16, 2008
Talk Radio Still Buzzing About "That One", Hamil Harris , October 10, 2008
Today Is Last Day to Register to Vote Nov. 4, Marcia Davis , October 6, 2008
Fenty to Open New Obama Campaign Office, David A Nakamura , September 24, 2008
Board of Elections: No Major Problems; Turnout Light, David A Nakamura , September 9, 2008
From the Floor: McCain's Vision, washingtonpost.com , September 5, 2008
From the Floor: D.C. Delegate, Anne Bartlett , September 1, 2008
Too Busy For Breakfast, Nikita R Stewart , August 28, 2008
Frustration With Fenty Grows Among D.C. Delegation, David A Nakamura , August 28, 2008
Norton Pays Tribute to Fallen D.C. Soldier, David A Nakamura , August 26, 2008
D.C. Technology Chief in Denver All Week, David A Nakamura , August 25, 2008
From the Floor: Over the Weekend, washingtonpost.com , August 25, 2008
DC Vote: Stymied by Denver Public Works?, David A Nakamura , August 25, 2008
D.C. Superdelegate Watch, David A Nakamura , August 25, 2008
Fenty Staying at Obama/Biden Hotel, David A Nakamura , August 25, 2008
D.C. Dems' Denver Itinerary, David A Nakamura , August 22, 2008
Letter to the Editor: Donna Brazile , David A Nakamura , August 21, 2008
Obama to Become Honorary AKA, Marcia Davis , July 14, 2008
A D.C. View of Historic DNC Meeting, Marcia Davis , June 2, 2008
Clinton Supporter Chides Evans for Flip-Flop, Nikita R Stewart , May 19, 2008
Merida Chats About Racism Story on Obama, Marcia Davis , May 13, 2008
Breaking News: Another Superdelegate for Obama, Nikita R Stewart , May 13, 2008
Camp Obama, Camp Clinton, Marcia Davis , May 7, 2008
Camp Obama, Camp Clinton in Indiana, Marcia Davis , May 6, 2008
Camp Obama, Camp Clinton in Indiana, Marcia Davis , May 5, 2008
Camp Obama, Camp Clinton in Indiana, Marcia Davis , May 4, 2008
Church and State: Whither the Black Minister?, washingtonpost.com editors , May 4, 2008
Camp Obama, Camp Clinton in Indiana, Marcia Davis , May 3, 2008
Democratic Party Superdelegates, Marcia Davis , May 3, 2008
Barbara Reynolds Sticks to Her Guns on Wright, Marcia Davis , April 30, 2008
The Rev. Wright Attending D.C. Conference, Marcia Davis , April 28, 2008
Dispatches from Camp Obama and Camp Clinton, Marcia Davis , April 28, 2008
A Clinton Superdelegate in Obama Country, Nikita R Stewart , April 22, 2008
Thomas Explains Switch From Clinton to Obama, Marcia Davis , April 21, 2008
 
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