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2014/07/24 18:49
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Wyn Van Devanter via Wikipedia As famed Manhattan developer Donald Trump broke ground on a $200 million five-star hotel in the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, there’s a...
2014/07/24 18:49
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2014/07/24 15:41
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A year after its opening, Bardo Brewpub is finally brewing beer. Brothers Andrew and Bill Stewart began producing their first brew—a ginger beer—Tuesday, and it should be on tap in about a week and a...
2014/07/23 18:16
2014/07/23 18:16
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... for Life" is Tyree's latest non-fiction venture. Most known for his urban fiction and thrillers, including "Single Mom," "For the Love of Money" and "A Do Right Man," Tyree has also published...
2014/07/21 20:51
2014/07/21 20:51
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Madame Tussauds’ Terrifying D.C. Presence Greatness and Gilbert. (Jason Dick/CQ Roll Call) The most terrifying thing about the Madame Tussauds D.C. wax museum outpost is the fact that designers...
2014/07/16 03:36
2014/07/16 03:36
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Teacher Tierra Jolly triumphed over rival Philip Pannell in a low-turnout vote today for the special election for the Ward 8 State Board of Education seat, according to preliminary results from the...
2014/07/15 17:18
2014/07/15 17:18
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They may have both been caught up in crack-smoking scandals, but former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry thinks Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is way worse than he is. "He’s not connected to me," Barry...
2014/07/15 03:19
2014/07/15 03:19
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D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) cast the lone “no” in Monday’s vote to override Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s veto of the 2015 budget. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) The D.C. Council easily...
2014/07/14 22:36
2014/07/14 22:36
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The growing controversy over the Park Southern housing complex made it to the D.C. Council dais today, as At-large Councilmember and mayoral hopeful David Catania pushed for rival and Ward 4...
2014/07/14 11:03
2014/07/14 11:03
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An interview series about politics. WeigelCast With D.C. Councilman Marion BarryListen to David Weigel interview the four-term mayor of Washington whose autobiography, Mayor for Life, was published...
2014/07/12 00:20
2014/07/12 00:20
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Run This Town: 11 Mayors Who Went Down For Corruption [Photos] Dishonesty isn’t a trait that should come into politics yet it might just be the most popular one in politics. Of the many corrupt...
2014/07/11 05:12
2014/07/11 05:12
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It’s an excuse that puts a whole new spin on German efficiency. Michael Hartmann, a well-known German MP, has admitted to using crystal methamphetamine while in office, but only because he wanted to...
2014/07/10 16:18
2014/07/10 16:18
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Washington mayor and current D.C. Council-member Marion Barry will discuss his memoir and sign copies at a D.C. public library. Barry’s new book “Mayor for Life: The...
2014/07/09 22:36
2014/07/09 22:36
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Are you pumped for election day this Tuesday? LL’s not talking about the mayoral primary—that was in April. Or the general election, which is still four months from now. Instead, District voters will...
2014/07/09 16:28
2014/07/09 16:28
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A reformer who led New Orleans through its worst disaster in modern history, Ray Nagin was convicted of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and other favors from businessmen looking for...
2014/07/08 16:36
2014/07/08 16:36
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When Bob Moore was recruited in 1988 to direct the Development Corporation of Columbia Heights, he surveyed the neighborhood and wasn't impressed with what he saw. There were "blocks and blocks of...
2014/07/06 02:19
2014/07/06 02:19
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Del. Joe Morrissey (D-Henrico) gives a statement to the media after exiting the Henrico County Circuit Court in Henrico County, Va., on July 1. (Bob Brown/AP) Joseph D. Morrissey, the Virginia state...
2014/07/01 01:20
2014/07/01 01:20
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Microsoft? Not yet. Citelum, a France-based lighting firm? Not yet. SmartBIM, an architectural modeling company out of Atlanta? Not yet. U.S. Department of Homeland Security? Maybe...
2014/06/27 19:18
2014/06/27 19:18
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BUDDY CIANCI Cianci was forced to resign as mayor in 1984 after he was convicted of assault. Six years later, he won his job back, but Cianci’s second mayoral reign, known around town as Buddy II,...
2014/06/27 11:36
2014/06/27 11:36
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A conceptual rendering of a new building at the Reeves Center site from last year. A lengthy political battle stands between the city's proposal to orchestrate several land swaps and purchases in...
2014/06/26 15:47
2014/06/26 15:47
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Don’t expect any apologies out of Marion Barry. In his new memoir, Mayor for Life, the Ward 8 councilmember and four-term mayor sounds more concerned with how he’s been purportedly slimed by his many...
2014/07/24 18:49
2014/07/24 18:49
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