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Need a Social Security number to drive? Maybe not in D.C.

Two D.C. Council members have introduced a bill to allow drivers licenses to be issued to residents who cannot provide a social security number, which could make it easier for undocumented immigrants to drive around the city.

By Tim Craig  | January 18, 2011; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Columbia Heights, D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Jim Graham, Tim Craig  
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D.C. Democratic Committee head says her Biddle vote 'is private'

The head of the D.C. Democratic State Committee is refusing to publicly state who she voted for in last week's party vote on an interim at-large council member, calling the matter "private."

By Tim Craig  | January 10, 2011; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Campaign Finance, D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Kwame Brown, Sekou Biddle, Tim Craig  
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D.C. Democrats secretly select Biddle

Despite national party rules forbidding "secret ballots," District Democrats may never know what members of their party's leadership are responsible for Sekou Biddle's temporary appointment to the D.C. Council.

By Tim Craig  | January 7, 2011; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Kwame Brown, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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GOP Candidate Set to Endorse Fenty

Dave Hedgepeth, the Republican candidate for council in Ward 3, will announce tomorrow that he's endorsing Democrat Adrian M. Fenty in the mayor's race.

By Tim Craig  | August 23, 2010; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  2010 District Election, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Mayor Fenty, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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Gray wins over Fenty in Ward 3 straw poll

D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray edged past Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Ward 3 Democratic straw poll, eking out a victory in a part of town that had been widely believed to be the mayor's strongest base of support.

By Tim Craig  | June 18, 2010; 10:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Kwame Brown, Mayor Fenty, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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D.C. Democratic committee wants to tax the rich

The D.C. Democratic State Committee approved a resolution Thursday night calling on the city council to raise taxes on city residents who earn $200,000 or more a year, about 5 percent of the population. The resolution, which comes as some liberal advocates are pushing for higher taxes to stave off...

By Tim Craig  | May 7, 2010; 3:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Budget, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Tim Craig  
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