Mike DeBonis covers local politics and government for The Washington Post. He also writes a blog and a political analysis column that runs on Fridays. DeBonis joined in Post in 2010 after spending six years at Washington City Paper as a reporter and editor, including three years writing a column on District politics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Northwest Indiana.
Among the nation's 25 largest cities, only Austin and Charlotte grew faster than the District did between 2010 and 2012.
Ahead of his formal announcement Saturday, Wells sat for a lengthy interview on why he's running and his vision for the city.
The Ward 6 Democrat becomes the District’s most viable white mayoral candidate in two decades.
Conflict again threatens to erupt over regulations being considered by the D.C. Taxicab Commission that Uber claims could severely impact its business.