Mike DeBonis

District of DeBonisWashington, D.C.

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The former four-term D.C. mayor died Sunday at 78; plans may include a public memorial and church service.

  • Nov 26, 2014

Negotiations between the mayor-elect and developer may affect separate deal for special-ed school.

  • Nov 25, 2014

Legislation advanced by council panel would create presumption that houses of worship do not want guns.

  • Nov 25, 2014

Remembrance books have been placed in the lobby of the John A. Wilson Building.

  • Nov 25, 2014

It will be a week before the ‘mayor for life’ will be memorialized in death, those familiar with the planning said.

  • Nov 24, 2014

The revised bill drops a land swap involving the Reeves Center and allows the use of eminent domain.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Barry, remembered by journalists who covered him and more.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Social media exploded in anger after entertainment web site focuses on Marion Barry’s drug arrest in obituary post.

  • Nov 23, 2014

Flags are flown at half-staff. The mayor said Marion Barry’s body is likely to lie in repose at city building.

  • Nov 23, 2014

While Marion Barry Jr. had suffered health problems, news of his death shocked the city where he reigned as its most famous and rollicking political star for a half-century.

  • Nov 23, 2014
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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.
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