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‘No more punting’ on school boundaries

Mayor Vince Gray said he did his successor a favor by setting boundary overhaul in motion.

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    In D.C., follow the money

    In D.C., follow the money

    Why voters should be extra-vigilant this November.

    Top aide to D.C. mayor departs in blow to stadium hopes

    Top aide to D.C. mayor departs in blow to stadium hopes

    Janene Jackson, Gray’s liaison to the D.C. Council, was a key negotiator and peacekeeper in Wilson Building.

    Rep. Wolf’s office moves up service academy nomination deadline

    Interested students have until Sept. 15 to apply for a nomination from Rep. Frank Wolf’s office.

    Looking for ‘best practices’ and cash, Bowser hits the road

    Looking for ‘best practices’ and cash, Bowser hits the road

    While foes press her to engage at home, the Democrat has quietly met with several big-city mayors.

    Police union backs Catania in D.C. mayoral race

    Police union backs Catania in D.C. mayoral race

    Police union’s endorsement could reassure crime-focused voters eyeing independent David Catania.

    Jailed D.C. lawmaker continues to fight ethics charges

    Jailed D.C. lawmaker continues to fight ethics charges

    Michael A. Brown, serving a bribery sentence of 39 months, says city rules don’t apply to FBI stings.

    Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors

    Henderson will join Georgetown’s board of directors

    The three-year term for the D.C. public schools chancellor will begin during October.

    IRS seizes records of troubled D.C. housing complex

    IRS seizes records of troubled D.C. housing complex

    Investigation could factor in mayor’s race; records taken on president and manager with ties to Bowser

    Polls open in Virginia Tuesday for four special elections

    Polls open in Virginia Tuesday for four special elections

    Three seats in the General Assembly will be filled, and a town council election will test new voter ID laws.

    Lawmaker: TSA agents to be schooled on D.C. licenses

    Lawmaker: TSA agents to be schooled on D.C. licenses

    Incidents of airport screeners rejecting District driver’s licenses caused an uproar.

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    Here comes Schwartz again

    Here comes Schwartz again

    The former council member proves she’s no empty suit.

    Catania presses Bowser to return ally’s donations

    Catania presses Bowser to return ally’s donations

    The independent candidate speaks to reporters in front of Bowser backer’s Southeast Washington offices.

    Bowser expands fundraising edge in D.C. mayoral race

    Bowser expands fundraising edge in D.C. mayoral race

    The Democrat has over $1 million in her war chest; David Catania, her nearest competitor, reports $465,000.

    Muriel Bowser wins key labor nod in D.C. mayor race

    Muriel Bowser wins key labor nod in D.C. mayor race

    Backing of Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO represents backing of key Democratic organization.

    City wants troubled Southeast apartment complex sold

    City wants troubled Southeast apartment complex sold

    The Park Southern Apartments have become a campaign flashpoint thanks to key players’ political ties.

    New D.C. CFO promises customer-service upgrades

    New D.C. CFO promises customer-service upgrades

    Jeffrey S. DeWitt makes a new computer system a priority for the city’s Office of Tax and Revenue.

    Frank D. Reeves Center’s glory days long gone, locals say

    Frank D. Reeves Center’s glory days long gone, locals say

    U Street corridor residents say the Reeves Center is well past its glory days but still don’t want it to go away.

    Key Bowser ally sues D.C. over Park Southern contract

    Key Bowser ally sues D.C. over Park Southern contract

    Phinis Jones, Bowser campaign coordinator, says city had to give more notice before ending contract.

    Marion Barry’s supporters had offered to pay DMV tickets

    Marion Barry’s supporters had offered to pay DMV tickets

    The D.C. Council member declined. Also, he discusses the fender bender he was in on Saturday night.

    McFadden nominated for award in rebuilding after Sandy

    McFadden nominated for award in rebuilding after Sandy

    Marion M. McFadden coordinated a task force to rebuild stronger, safer communities after Hurricane Sandy.

    Carol Schwartz to D.C. media: Don’t sell me short

    Carol Schwartz to D.C. media: Don’t sell me short

    The former D.C. Council member insists she is just as viable as her better-financed competitors.

    D.C. voters to decide on marijuana use in November

    D.C. voters to decide on marijuana use in November

    The Board of Elections places an initiative on the ballot after tens of thousands signed petition.

    Catania turns in ballot petitions, renews attacks on Bowser

    David Catania declared himself officially on the Nov. 4 mayoral ballot, but Democrat is still waiting to debate.

    Marion Barry settles traffic tickets, gets car back

    Marion Barry settles traffic tickets, gets car back

    Barry paid $1,779, with $1,045 “reduced through the adjudication process.”

    Marion Barry’s car has $2,800 in unpaid tickets

    Marion Barry’s car has $2,800 in unpaid tickets

    He had 21 tickets. Regulations say a car with two tickets more than 60 days old should be towed or booted.

    D.C. hospital on upswing but still mired in politics

    D.C. hospital on upswing but still mired in politics

    United Medical Center, the only D.C. hospital east of Anacostia, has improved its financial situation.

    The Rev. Joyce Scott: a D.C. advocate, ally or autocrat?

    The Rev. Joyce Scott: a D.C. advocate, ally or autocrat?

    The long-time community activist draws questions for state of subsidized housing she runs.

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    Can Catania build bridges?

    Can Catania build bridges?

    He has the experience to be mayor, but his diplomatic skill is an open question.

    Va. GOP leaders call for treasurer’s resignation

    Top party chiefs, congressional candidate want treasurer who dismissed Muslim contributions out.

    D.C. government judges vote to form union

    Thursday’s vote at the Office of Administrative Hearings ends two years of labor strife in city agency.