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Activists plan to take D.C. service requests to Md. rep

D.C. Vote wants residents to ‘be creative’ in asking for Andy Harris’s help with city services.

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Obama on D.C. statehood: ‘I’m for it’

Obama on D.C. statehood: ‘I’m for it’

The president made his most unequivocal commitment yet to making the nation’s capital a state.

Bowser addresses Park Southern controversy

Bowser addresses Park Southern controversy

In radio interview, Democratic nominee for mayor says her involvement was above board.

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For whom is Bowser working?

For whom is Bowser working?

The Park Southern fiasco may tell us whether we can trust the mayoral candidate.

Pr. George's Rushern Baker to lead national organization

Pr. George's Rushern Baker to lead national organization

County executive will follow his colleague, Ike Leggett, as president of the County Executives of America.

House measure blocking D.C. gun laws comes under fire

House measure blocking D.C. gun laws comes under fire

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) led critics of a House amendment that blocks D.C. gun laws.

Neighborhood hearings set on D.C. United stadium deal

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser sets two hearings in areas affected by $300 million soccer stadium proposal.

D.C. police prepare for sea change in city marijuana laws

D.C. police prepare for sea change in city marijuana laws

New law turning pot possession into $25 civil offense took effect at midnight; union fears confusion.

D.C. turns to Bowser backer for answers in Park Southern

D.C. turns to Bowser backer for answers in Park Southern

Campaign coordinator Phinis Jones is accused of not turning over money from when he managed property.

Lorie Masters joins race for D.C. attorney general

The veteran insurance litigator and voting rights advocate is the fifth Democrat to seek the elected post.

State court awards $250 to U-Va. and climate scientist

State court awards $250 to U-Va. and climate scientist

The university and climate researcher Michael Mann are to be paid by a conservative group that sued them.

House votes to block D.C. gun laws

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) offers budget amendment that would block city’s restrictive firearms laws.

The Prince George’s neighborhood that could be no more

The Prince George’s neighborhood that could be no more

A May landslide forced residents to evacuate their homes. Now they face the possibility of losing them for good.

Pre-Civil War shotgun house on Capitol Hill in tug of war

Pre-Civil War shotgun house on Capitol Hill in tug of war

D.C. preservation board will decide on proposal to demolish a derelict one-story house this month.

Bowser calls for investigation of Park Southern collapse

Bowser calls for investigation of Park Southern collapse

The move could blunt accusations that the Democratic mayoral nominee intervened on behalf of a supporter.

For Bowser, a cautious campaign rooted in arithmetic

For Bowser, a cautious campaign rooted in arithmetic

D.C. mayor candidate Muriel Bowser tries to avoid controversy but alienates some voters.

D.C. Council votes to override mayor’s budget veto

D.C. Council votes to override mayor’s budget veto

Members thumb their nose at Vincent Gray’s budget move, voting 12 to 1 to move ahead with tax cuts.

Did Park Southern president help Bowser win?

Did Park Southern president help Bowser win?

Gray campaign said head of dilapidated building promised straw votes that never materialized.

City questions management of dilapidated apartments

City questions management of dilapidated apartments

The nonprofit corporation that owns the towers in Southeast Washington has defaulted on a government loan.

Gray vetoes tax-cutting D.C. budget, looks for summer fix

Gray vetoes tax-cutting D.C. budget, looks for summer fix

Mayor Vincent C. Gray says lawmakers should postpone summer break until new budget is passed.

Racine, Williams enter race for D.C. attorney general

Racine, Williams enter race for D.C. attorney general

The addition of Karl A. Racine and Lateefah Williams doubles the field in first-ever election for the office.

Short list of potential FBI sites expected soon

Short list of potential FBI sites expected soon

New agency headquarters, and redevelopment of old one, are lucrative prizes for developers.

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Barras: Where are the education plans?

Barras: Where are the education plans?

Mayoral candidates have to say more than whether they’d keep the superintendent.

D.C. falls short on goal of moving 500 homeless families

D.C. falls short on goal of moving 500 homeless families

City moves 187 families, says hundreds will still be in shelter at start of winter — near repeat of last year

U.N. says Pakistani offensive has displaced 700,000 people

U.N. says Pakistani offensive has displaced 700,000 people

The refugee numbers raise concerns about humanitarian burdens and a long-term crisis.

Sen. Rand Paul takes aim at D.C. gun laws

The Kentucky Republican’s bid to override D.C. gun laws follows a GOP move against pot decriminalization

Former federal lawyer to be 3rd attorney general candidate

Edward H. Smith II joins Mark H. Tuohey and Paul Zukerberg, both of whom are at least two decades older.

Pot advocates submit signatures for D.C. ballot initiative

Pot advocates submit signatures for D.C. ballot initiative

The legalization measure could be up for a vote on Nov. 4.

Six months into Obamacare, D.C. brokers wait to be paid

Six months into Obamacare, D.C. brokers wait to be paid

Tech glitch means broker information has not gone to insurance carriers, delaying commissions for many.

Republican joins D.C. Council chairman race

Kris Hammond says he’ll give residents a ‘real choice’ besides Phil Mendelson.

Suit: New tax for D.C. health exchange unconstitutional

Suit: New tax for D.C. health exchange unconstitutional

Insurers say the city overstepped the Fifth Amendment with a tax to subsidize the costly exchange.