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DeMorning DeBonis: March 11, 2011

TODAY IS MARCH 11, 2011 -- DAY 68 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATIONPREVIOUSLY -- D.C. Council tensions erupt over Gray hiring allegations -- Howard Brooks hires former Prince George's state's attorneyThe tensions prompted by Mayor Vincent C. Gray's questionable hires moved...

By Mike DeBonis  | March 11, 2011; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Marion Barry, Michelle Rhee, Vincent Gray, Vincent Orange, The District  
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Marion Barry reality show debuts on YouTube

The long-awaited Marion Barry reality show is now, um, reality. The pilot episode of "Mayor for Life" has been posted to YouTube by its creator, filmmaker Kirk Fraser. Whether it will hit the TV airwaves is still to be...

By Mike DeBonis  | December 9, 2010; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Marion Barry, The District  
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Marion Barry begins stint as 'national advocate' for welfare reform on Fox Business

D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) announced yesterday that he planned to become a "national advocate" for welfare reform -- rekindling an issue dear to conservatives that's been pretty much settled as a national issue for 15 years. How's...

By Mike DeBonis  | November 17, 2010; 1:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Marion Barry, The District  
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Barry claims Fenty wanted his support

Marion Barry would like the world to know that he is very much in demand. The former mayor and current Ward 8 council member buttonholed this reporter last night outside the Ward 5 straw poll, where Barry was playing...

By Mike DeBonis  | August 24, 2010; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  DCision 2010, Marion Barry, The District, Vincent Gray  
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Will Marion Barry get his committee back?

This morning, my cubiclemate, Ann Marimow, reported on allegations that Kwame Brown, running for chairman of the D.C. Council, secured an endorsement from Ward 8 council member Marion Barry in return for promising him the chair of the powerful...

By Mike DeBonis  | June 4, 2010; 4:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, Marion Barry, The District, Vincent Orange  
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