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D.C. feels economic brunt of sequestration

If automatic federal spending cuts -- known as sequestration -- were going to pinch, perhaps it's no surprise that the federal city is saying "ouch!"

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 04:29am EDT

Tags: sequestration,

Gray: Support for statehood reaching a peak

The argument for D.C. statehood is decades old, but Mayor Vincent Gray says that local support for the idea is reaching new heights, and got a national boost this week.

Saturday - 08/31/2013, 02:08pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, statehood

DC mayor meets with Obama for 1st time since 2010

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: Barack obama, crime

Large retailer wage bill headed to mayor's desk

More than a month has passed since the D.C. Council passed a bill requiring large retailers to pay their workers more than minimum wage. Now the bill is finally headed to the mayor's desk for consideration.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 03:42pm EDT

Tags: living wage bill, large retailer bill, Walmart, economic development, minimum wage

D.C. leaders to rally for statehood Saturday

District of Columbia leaders will be using the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington to advocate for statehood and greater autonomy for the city.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 06:10am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, statehood,

Gray: Comments on probe raise more questions

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 08:17am EDT


Former campaign aide to DC mayor enters plea

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 01:20pm EDT



Councilwoman hopes end of corrupt elections is near

As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh, Jeanne Clarke Harris, Jeffrey Thompson, shadow campaign, campaign finances, crime, D.C. Council, Max Smith

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