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Allen West to keynote GOP dinner

U.S. Rep. Allen West, the hard-charging freshman congressman who is a making waves in conservative circles, will deliver the keynote speech at the D.C. Republican Committee gala March 31.

By Tim Craig  | February 23, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  GOP, 2010 District Election, D.C. Council  
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Norton seeks to keep 'Committee of the Whole' vote

With Republicans set to take over control of the House in January, the prospects for District voting rights don't look great. So D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) is trying to keep one of the few legislative privileges she does have.

By Ben Pershing  | November 16, 2010; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  GOP, Ben Pershing, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Voting Rights  
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Graphic campaign ads are headed for local TVs -- but not YouTube

The graphic television ads created by Missy Reilly Smith, a GOP candidate for the District's congressional delegate seat, will probably start hitting television sets across the region this week.

By Washington Post Editor  | October 18, 2010; 3:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  GOP, 2010 District Election, Tim Craig  
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Thune: Republicans can win in local D.C. races

If District Republicans work hard enough, the overwhelmingly Democratic capital city can be just like Massachusetts. That was message U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-SD) delivered Tuesday night at the D.C. Republican Committee's annual Lincoln-Douglass Dinner. Noting the GOP is fielding a record four candidates for council seats this year, Thune...

By Tim Craig  | March 24, 2010; 1:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  GOP, 2010 District Election, D.C. Council, Tim Craig  
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Republican DeMartino plans run against Wells in D.C. council race

In the first of several expected announcements from Republicans hoping to break the Democratic Party's grip on the D.C. Council, Jim DeMartino says he will file Friday afternoon to challenge Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) in the November election. A lawyer and former Marine Corps officer, De Martino is...

By Tim Craig  | March 12, 2010; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  GOP, D.C. Council, Tim Craig  
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GOP Congress members wade into same-sex marriage debate

Thirty-nine congressional Republicans, including House Minority Leader John Boehner (Ohio) and Minority Whip Eric Cantor (Va.), have filed an amicus brief in D.C. Superior Court calling for a voter referendum on whether to legalize same-sex marriage in the District. In the filing, U.S. senators James Inhofe (Okla.) and Roger...

By Washington Post Editors  | January 6, 2010; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  GOP, D.C. Council, Tim Craig, same-sex marriage  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Local politicos react to Tuesday's election, Washington Post Editors , November 4, 2009
Unspun: Post Mag Interview With D.C. GOP Chair, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 9, 2009
Local GOP Leaders Support Same-Sex Marriage, Anne Bartlett , October 6, 2009
GOP Happy to Tell Ward 1 About Graham Office Raid, Anne Bartlett , September 25, 2009
Local GOP Backs Voting Rights, Nikita R Stewart , February 23, 2009
Local GOP Says It's Poised for Change , Hamil Harris , January 30, 2009
 
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