It’s August in an odd-numbered year in the District -- quite the dry time, politically speaking. The D.C. Council is on recess, the mayor is taking trips and hitting the ribbon-cutting circuit, and there’s generally a political malaise hanging in the haze. But this summer is different -- with next year’s Democratic primaries now being held in April instead of the traditional September, races for seats are already heating up.


That said, could it be possible that the most fiery race could take place in Ward 8?

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