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Start-up company gets a big boost from D.C. Council

A rising car service company scored a big win in the District Tuesday.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 04:56pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Council, Uber D.C., Councilmember Mary Cheh

US to sell former councilmember's vehicles

The federal government has taken possession of two vehicles once owned by former D.C. councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. and is preparing to sell them.

Monday - 07/02/2012, 06:05pm EDT

Tags: Harry Thomas Jr., D.C. Council, D.C. Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, Millicent West, Kwame Brown, Vincent Gray, Adrian Fenty, Team Thomas, Marshall Banks

D.C. mayor stands by housing agency pick

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says he's standing by his pick to head the city's housing agency despite the man's affair with a subordinate while in a similar job in Philadelphia.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 11:44am EDT

Tags: D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, Michael Kelly, Vincent Gray, D.C. Council

Marion Barry: Council is 'laughingstock of the nation'

While Phil Mendelson's colleagues voted unanimously to install him as interim chairman, the fight over interim chairman pro tempore, a largely ceremonial position, was contentious and exposed deep divisions in the 12-member council.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 08:15am EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, Phil Mendelson, D.C. Council

Mendelson elected interim council chairman

The D.C. Council has elected at-large Councilmember Phil Mendelson interim chairman.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 11:08am EDT

Tags: D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, Phil Mendelson

Brown pleads guilty to fraud, campaign violation

The former chairman of the D.C. Council pleaded guilty Friday to lying about his income on bank loan applications, the latest blow to a city government rocked by scandal.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 06:49pm EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, D.C. Council, Harry Thomas Jr., Mayor Vince Gray

D.C. Council chair Kwame Brown expected to resign

Plans are underway for the chairman of the D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, to resign. Brown has been charged with one felony count of bank fraud in response to a federal investigation.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 06:08pm EDT

Tags: Kwame Brown, D.C. Council, mark segraves

D.C. Council approves $9.4 billion budget

The D.C. Council has approved a $9.4 billion budget plan that includes longer bar hours on some days and an expansion of traffic cameras that ticket drivers.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, budget, D.C. Council

McDuffie to be sworn into D.C. Council seat

Kenyan McDuffie is set to become the newest member of the D.C. Council.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 01:45pm EDT

Tags: Kenyan McDuffie, D.C. Council, Harry Thomas Jr.

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

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