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D.C. bar removes drink named for Marion Barry blunder

A Northeast D.C. bar was forced to remove a cocktail it named after a blunder by former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, called "Marion Berry's Dirty Asian Summer Punch."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 05:51pm EDT

Tags: marion barry, The Pug, Tony Tomeldon

Marion Barry: I misspoke when I said 'Polacks'

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he misspoke when he referred to the Polish community with a disparaging term.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 11:58am EDT

Tags: marion barry, d.c. council

Barry requests meeting with Philippines ambassador

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he has requested a formal meeting with the Philippines ambassador after the former mayor criticized local hospitals for hiring Filipino nurses instead of District residents.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 12:16pm EDT

Tags: Philippines, marion barry, Jose Cuisia

D.C. delegate to Barry: Tone down the racial rhetoric

Norton is calling on the Ward 8 official to stop targeting racial groups when calling attention to issues.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 08:34pm EDT

Tags: marion barry, Eleanor Holmes Norton, darci marchese, d.c. council

Criticism grows over Marion Barry's controversial comments

D.C. Councilman Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) is facing more criticism over his recent comments about Asian-Americans.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 08:33pm EDT

Tags: marion barry, Philippines, Asian-Americans

Barry apologizes for disparaging comments about Asians

The former mayor made the comments Tuesday night after he won the Democratic primary for his Ward 8 D.C. Council seat.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 05:59pm EDT

Tags: marion barry, Vincent Gray, Maryland General Assembly

Barry wins Council primary; Orange-Biddle close

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry has easily won a Democratic primary for his D.C. Council seat, virtually assuring him of a third consecutive term representing the poorest of the city's wards.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 09:31am EDT

Tags: marion barry, DC primary, Sekou Biddle, Vincent Orange, Muriel Bowser, Jack Evans, Yvette Alexander

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Parents sue D.C. Council candidate for abuse at her business

The parents of a young girl are suing a candidate running for the D.C. Council. The couple says their daughter was sexually abused while working for the candidate's modeling business.

Monday - 04/02/2012, 08:49pm EDT

Tags: Natalie Williams, House of KAS, marion barry, minor, mark segraves

Barry says he's 'on schedule' for fundraising

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 07:28am EDT

Tags: marion barry, D.C.

D.C. mayor, council meet for first time since profanity ban

WTOP's Mark Segraves is tweeting what happens at the breakfast meeting and council meeting that follows, starting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 09:25am EST

Tags: mark segraves, D.C.council, marion barry, Kwame Brown, Vince Gray, Jeffrey Thompson, Adrian Fenty

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