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NBC Washington
DC Official Warren Graves Charged With Tax Evasionwas hired by the Vincent Gray administration in February 2011. He previously se
DC Official Warren Graves Charged With Tax Evasion
NBC Washington / Posted 13 hours ago
was hired by the Vincent Gray administration in February 2011. He previously served as a top aide to former mayors Marion Barry and Anthony Williams. A spokeswoman for current city administrator Rashad Young said the office had not been... Read more
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The Washington Times
Americans should remember who elected clueless leadersthat joke a reality. He follows in a long line of uninformed D.C. leaders, the
Americans should remember who elected clueless leaders
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
that joke a reality. He follows in a long line of uninformed D.C. leaders, the poster child being former cocaine user Mayor Marion Barry, who infamously said, “If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very, very low crime rate.” I... Read more
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The Washington Times
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshotsfoibles led to the economic downturn and poverty that kept apace post-MLK. I ha
Anacostia, D.C. poverty snapshots
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
foibles led to the economic downturn and poverty that kept apace post-MLK. I hadn’t ridden around Ward 8 up close since Marion Barry, who represented Ward 8, drove me around in his Jaguar in 2013 and 2014. The former mayor made a point of taking... Read more
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The Washington Times
Muriel Bowser allies lose at the polls in D.C. primaryand vindication for Mr. White, who lost to Ms. May by 79 votes in the special e
Muriel Bowser allies lose at the polls in D.C. primary
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
and vindication for Mr. White, who lost to Ms. May by 79 votes in the special election to fill the seat left vacant by Marion Barry when he died in 2014. This time, Mr. White defeated Ms. May by 51 percent to 42 percent, a gap of more than 700... Read more
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The Washington Times
Whatever happened to conservatives, Republicans in D.C.?wage war anymore. The last time they did was decades ago, when popular Republic
Whatever happened to conservatives, Republicans in D.C.?
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
wage war anymore. The last time they did was decades ago, when popular Republican warrior Carol Schwartz took on Mayor Marion Barry. It’s been downhill for Republicans and conservatives ever since. In fact, Republicans have been out of elected... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Former DC mayor returns to council after federal probeand policywise, we're very similar, the lawmakers and the executive." Gray's c
Former DC mayor returns to council after federal probe
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
and policywise, we're very similar, the lawmakers and the executive." Gray's comeback evokes memories of the late Marion Barry, a Democrat who was elected to the D.C. Council after he was caught smoking crack cocaine in an FBI sting... Read more
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FOX News
Former DC mayor returns to council after federal probeslost to Trayon White, a 32-year-old nonprofit founder and community activist.
Former DC mayor returns to council after federal probes
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
lost to Trayon White, a 32-year-old nonprofit founder and community activist. Gray's comeback evokes memories of the late Marion Barry, a Democrat who was elected to the D.C. Council after he was caught smoking crack cocaine in an FBI sting... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vincent Gray wins back old D.C. Council seatrace with activist Trayon White, whom she beat by only 79 votes in the special
Vincent Gray wins back old D.C. Council seat
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
race with activist Trayon White, whom she beat by only 79 votes in the special election to fill the seat left vacant by Marion Barry when he died in 2014. With 129 of 143 precincts reporting citywide, Mr. White was leading Miss May by more than... Read more
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NBC Washington
DC Democrats Cast Ballots in Primaryrunning. Gurley is a perennial candidate for several races. Austin is a newcome
DC Democrats Cast Ballots in Primary
NBC Washington / Posted 17 days ago
running. Gurley is a perennial candidate for several races. Austin is a newcomer. In the election to replace former Mayor Marion Barry, LaRuby May beat Trayon White by less than 100 votes, and they’re facing off again. White is a former member of... Read more
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NBC Washington
DC Mayor Trying to Win Back Ward 7 Seat From Incumbentrunning. Gurley is a perennial candidate for several races. Austin is a newcome
DC Mayor Trying to Win Back Ward 7 Seat From Incumbent
NBC Washington / Posted 18 days ago
running. Gurley is a perennial candidate for several races. Austin is a newcomer. In the election to replace former Mayor Marion Barry, LaRuby May beat Trayon White by less than 100 votes, and they’re facing off again. White is a former member of... Read more
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The Washington Times
$15 an hour means lost job opportunities, more youth crimehow job opportunities reduce violence, many big cities have publicly funded sum
$15 an hour means lost job opportunities, more youth crime
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
how job opportunities reduce violence, many big cities have publicly funded summer jobs programs. Washington’s Marion Barry Summer Youth Employment Program provides subsidized jobs for 12,000 District youth aged 14 to 24. Yet many of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Muriel Bowser’s fortunes with D.C. council hinge on electionsslugfest with activist Trayon White, whom she beat by only 79 votes in the spec
Muriel Bowser’s fortunes with D.C. council hinge on elections
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
slugfest with activist Trayon White, whom she beat by only 79 votes in the special election to fill the seat left vacant by Marion Barry when he died in 2014. In a straw poll of 200 Ward 8 voters last month, Mr. White trounced Ms. May, who didn’t... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Michelin strong: with coveted food guide, did DC finally reach cultural relevance?hulks of buildings lying fallow.” Co-owner of Divine Shine, a shoe repair shop
Michelin strong: with coveted food guide, did DC finally reach cultural relevance?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
hulks of buildings lying fallow.” Co-owner of Divine Shine, a shoe repair shop, Mayes credits the late and longtime mayor Marion Barry for helping to turn the situation around on U Street, notably with the Reeves Center, a local government office... Read more
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ESPN
Collins: Don't let Canelo-GGG marinate for too longof fighting his British rival, Bowe and Newman (a former radio personality and
Collins: Don't let Canelo-GGG marinate for too long
ESPN / Posted 30 days ago
of fighting his British rival, Bowe and Newman (a former radio personality and political crony of Washington mayor Marion Barry) were living large off the proceeds of easy but lucrative defenses against journeyman Jesse Ferguson and... Read more

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