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Racine deals sharp words to critics at attorney general debate

“There’s somebody here who’s breaking out of the pack,” Karl Racine told the audience at the D.C. Bar debate.

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    D.C. lawmaker questions Maryland’s Ebola policy

    Council member Yvette Alexander asks if Md. should send Ebola patients to D.C.,as planned.

    The different leadership styles of D.C.’s mayoral candidates

    The different leadership styles of D.C.’s mayoral candidates

    A look at how Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz think about leadership.

    Critical audits roil D.C. attorney general race

    Reports criticizing the Venable law firm’s billing practices have sparked questions for candidate Karl Racine.

    Guilty plea for treasurer of disgraced D.C. council member

    Guilty plea for treasurer of disgraced D.C. council member

    Hakim Sutton had been former council member Michael A. Brown’s campaign treasurer.

    With Smith absent, his wife handles questions in ANC race

    Some forum attendees said they could not look beyond William Kennedy Smith’s checkered past.

    One thing D.C. mayoral hopefuls agree on: Meet-and-greets

    One thing D.C. mayoral hopefuls agree on: Meet-and-greets

    Leading candidates have spent far more time making pitches before small groups than public audiences.

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    Cold weather revives D.C. worries about homeless families

    Cold weather revives D.C. worries about homeless families

    COLUMN | Another D.C. family homelessness crisis is feared despite lessons from last winter’s debacle.

    Arlington hospital unready for suspected Ebola case last week

    Arlington hospital unready for suspected Ebola case last week

    Virginia Hospital Center turned away a patient suspected of having Ebola, blaming changes in CDC guidelines.

    Inside the D.C. mayoral campaign money

    Inside the D.C. mayoral campaign money

    A Washington Post analysis shows what neighborhoods Muriel Bowser and David Catania have tapped for support.

    Schwartz proposes disparity initiative to narrow D.C.’s rich-poor gap

    Schwartz proposes disparity initiative to narrow D.C.’s rich-poor gap

    The mayoral hopeful said she would create an agency focused on health care, education and employment.

    Black D.C. voters usually unite behind one mayoral candidate. Not this time.

    Black D.C. voters usually unite behind one mayoral candidate. Not this time.

    The black electorate seems fragmented and hasn’t fully aligned behind Democrat Muriel Bowser.

    Early voting begins Monday in D.C.

    Early voting begins Monday  in D.C.

    Competitive mayor, attorney general and D.C. Council races are on the ballot along with a marijuana legalization question.

    D.C. budget autonomy lies in hands of skeptical judges

    City’s spending freedom from Congress is at issue; two of three judges question proponents sharply.

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    Both top candidates for District mayor have serious flaws

    Both top candidates for District mayor have serious flaws

    D.C. voters’ hard choice: Bowser’s cautious, mediocre record, or Catania’s combative approach?

    Ex-offender groups align behind anti-Catania message

    Ex-offender groups align behind anti-Catania message

    Organizations that advocate for the rights of “returning citizens” back Muriel E. Bowser for D.C. mayor.

    D.C. attorney general candidates look beyond the law

    D.C. attorney general candidates look beyond the law

    The city’s top lawyer has limited duties, but the campaign has been about wide-ranging issues.

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    It’s promise season

    It’s promise season

    D.C.’s mayoral candidates offer up a lot, but neglect the price tags.

    Raucous atmosphere defines final D.C. mayoral debate

    Raucous atmosphere defines final D.C. mayoral debate

    At Anacostia High School Thursday, the crowd — not the moderator or three candidates — was in charge.

    D.C. to begin accepting concealed-carry applications

    D.C. to begin accepting concealed-carry applications

    Residents will be allowed to carry guns in public in the nation’s capital for the first time in four decades.

    D.C. health officials trying to prevent Ebola rumors

    D.C. health officials trying to prevent Ebola rumors

    D.C. is working to limit hospitals’ disclosure of patient information, saying rumors could cause panic

    D.C. mayoral candidates tout leadership styles

    D.C. mayoral candidates tout leadership styles

    Bowser, Catania and Schwartz staked out territory based on their political approaches, not positions.

    Last debates in an unsettled D.C. mayoral race

    Last debates in an unsettled D.C. mayoral race

    Three leading candidates have dwindling chances to transcend their campaign narratives.

    D.C. mayor releases plan to close homeless shelter

    D.C. mayor releases plan to close homeless shelter

    Advocates for homeless families say Mayor Vincent Gray’s plan leaves many key questions unanswered.

    Five things people said about Muriel Bowser

    “She was extremely tough. I can remember going through a community meeting with her, and people being so nasty and angry,” Watkins said.

    New Catania ad highlights ‘shared values’

    Independent candidate’s new 30-second spot is airing on cable starting Tuesday.

    David Catania’s passion cuts two ways

    David Catania’s passion cuts two ways

    The independent candidate for D.C. mayor uses it to get things done but alienates people in the process.

    D.C. may delay marijuana legalization to study sales

    D.C. may delay marijuana legalization to study sales

    The ballot initiative is expected to pass Nov. 4, but it could be months before the pot measure takes effect.

    D.C. audit: Where did Park Southern rent go?

    D.C. audit: Where did Park Southern rent go?

    The district is probing the balance sheet of politically connected property manager Phinis Jones.

    D.C. may vote to legalize pot, but it wouldn’t be that easy

    D.C. may vote to legalize pot, but it wouldn’t be that easy

    If marijuana legalization passes, residents could possess small amounts, but not buy or sell it. And what would Congress say about legal pot in its headquarters city?