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‘Gun Free DC’ promoted in wake of court ruling

D.C. Council member offers signs for businesses wishing to ban guns from their premises.

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Wolf’s final acts include honoring Washington’s birthday

The retiring Virginia representative works to restore Feb. 22 as Washington’s Birthday.

Catania: Park Southern should get council hearing

Catania: Park Southern should get council hearing

Mayoral candidate David Catania says if rival Muriel Bowser won’t hold hearing, another member should.

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Bowser’s bright future

Bowser’s bright future

The D.C. mayor’s race is hers to lose.

A new elected office

A new elected office

D.C. voters have no experience voting for legal officers.

Some aren’t cheering for D.C. soccer stadium yet

Southwest residents wonder what effect proposed D.C. United stadium will have on their neighborhood.

‘We all know you, Miss Schwartz’

‘We all know you, Miss Schwartz’

At 70, the former D.C. Council member and perennial mayoral candidate makes an independent bid.

Gray aide weighs rules for Reeves Center redevelopment

Gray aide weighs rules for Reeves Center redevelopment

Soccer stadium point man working to address concerns about how the municipal building would be used.

Protesters press Md. congressman to address local D.C. complaints

Protesters press Md. congressman to address local D.C. complaints

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) intervened in city marijuana law; activists wonder if he wants to take up potholes next.

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Barras: Enough blame to go around in Park Southern controversy

Barras: Enough blame to go around in Park Southern controversy

Many are responsible for the scandalous condition of Park Southern Apartments.

Ex-D.C. judge admits to ethics violations, is fined $20,000

Mary Oates Walker faced 17 counts of wrongdoing in alleged contract steering and conflicts of interest.

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.