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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


Businessman accused of more secret D.C. campaign spending

A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: election, campaign finance, Jeffrey Thompson, Vince Gray, mayor, D.C. Council, Patrick Mara, Linda Cropp, Vincent Orange

D.C. dance company to expand

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 08:07am EDT

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton, Dance Place,

St. Elizabeths Hospital grounds slowly transforming

As the federal government continues to reinvest in and find new uses for the historic St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast D.C., the District is working to transform the eastern section into a hub for education, technology, shopping and more.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 08:42am EDT

Tags: St. Elizabeths Hospital, Coast Guard, Homeland Security, redevelopment, michelle basch

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