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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/03/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: March 3, 2011

TODAY IS MARCH 3, 2011 -- DAY 60 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Coming soon: Wilson Building baristas? -- D.C. property assessments rise modestly for 2012 Mayor Vincent C. Gray appears to have a vetting problem. A week after...

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Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/02/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: March 2, 2011

TODAY IS MARCH 2, 2011 -- DAY 59 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION Here's the number: $322 million. That is the bona fide, Nat Gandhi-certified amount of the District of Columbia's fiscal 2010 budget gap. Expect to hear that number several...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/28/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Feb. 28, 2011

TODAY IS FEB. 28, 2011 -- DAY 57 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- D.C. summer jobs program filling up quickly -- Potential Wal-Mart landlord accused of hosting massage parlor -- Patrick Mara is indeed a Republican, says Web site...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/03/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Feb. 3, 2011

TODAY IS FEB. 3, 2011 -- DAY 33 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Fenty holds fast to 'tough decisions' rhetoric -- Egypt uprising should inspire D.C. voting rights activists, Nader says Are we getting our money's worth? That's a...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/02/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Feb. 2, 2011

TODAY IS FEB. 2, 2011 -- DAY 32 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- January poll has Orange leading at-large D.C. Council race -- D.C. report reveals surplus, management issues An old issue is brought again to the fore this...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 02/01/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Feb. 1, 2011

TODAY IS FEB. 1, 2011 -- DAY 31 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION Traffic cameras aren't going anywhere, folks: The Post's Ashley Halsey reports today on a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that concludes that red-light cameras...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:21 AM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/31/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 31, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 31, 2011 -- DAY 30 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION The big weekend read: Bill Turque profiles DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson as she moves to escape Michelle Rhee's shadow and make a name for herself -- in ways...

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/27/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 27, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 27, 2011 -- DAY 26 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Frustrated by snow response, Twitter unloads on Gray; Could Civil War link endanger Ward 4 Wal-Mart? We're now 18 hours after the snow started and in...

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/27/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 27, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 27, 2011 -- DAY 26 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Frustrated by snow response, Twitter unloads on Gray; Could Civil War link endanger Ward 4 Wal-Mart? We're now 18 hours after the snow started and in...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/25/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 25, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 25, 2011 -- DAY 24 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Boehner, Lieberman aim to revive D.C. voucher program This week in poor political optics: The city is facing a budget deficit of a half-billion dollars or...

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 01/24/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 24, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 24, 2011 -- DAY 23 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION Freeman Klopott analyzed the at-large D.C. Council race in the Sunday Examiner, and he makes the bold claim that Mayor Vince Gray's endorsement of Sekou Biddle "has effectively...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:41 AM ET, 01/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 01/21/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 21, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 21, 2011 -- DAY 20 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION Make no mistake, Hizzoner is all in: Mayor Vincent Gray made more than an appearance last night at a Sekou Biddle fundraiser on H Street NE -- he...

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:01 AM ET, 01/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/20/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 20, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 20, 2011 -- DAY 19 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Gabe Klein takes a pass on D.C. Council run The Post editorial board is looking for D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown to make good on his...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 01/14/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 14, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 14, 2011 -- DAY 13 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (I-At Large), a prime advocate for raising income taxes on wealthy residents, is having some issues with his own tax burden. As...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:52 AM ET, 01/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/12/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 12, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 12, 2011 -- DAY 11 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Irv Nathan keeps mum on Team Thomas probe Fast Company's Jeff Chu is back with a new interview with ex-schools chief Michelle Rhee. The last time...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 01/10/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 10, 2011

TODAY IS JAN. 10, 2011 -- DAY 9 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Biddle sworn in as newest D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle is now an at-large member of the D.C. Council, having been sworn in Friday evening by...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:06 AM ET, 01/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/07/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 7, 2010

TODAY IS JAN. 7, 2010 -- DAY 6 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Sekou Biddle might be aided by 1997 election memories Who's the boss? Kwame Brown's the boss. The new D.C. Council chairman flexed his political muscle last...

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:18 AM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 01/06/2011

DeMorning DeBonis: Jan. 6, 2010

TODAY IS JAN. 6, 2010 -- DAY 5 OF THE GRAY ADMINISTRATION PREVIOUSLY -- Robert Bobb ready to get back in the D.C. mix -- Mega Millions sales put $200K in city coffers Mayor Vincent Gray attended last night's hoops...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:41 AM ET, 01/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/02/2010

DeMorning DeBonis: Sept. 2, 2010

TODAY IS SEPT. 2, 2010 -- 12 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY Happenings in Silver Spring may have stolen the news cycle away from the mayoral candidates, but not here at DeBonis: We begin with yesterday's epic Washington Post/WAMU-FM/WRC-TV debate at...

By Mike DeBonis  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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