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DeMorning Links: Snap away

If police are doing their jobs in plain sight, it’s your right to photograph them. (Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

D.C. Housing Authority, Vincent Gray react to campaign’s use of “unauthorized” housing list (Post, WRC-TV, WJLA-TV, WTTG-TV)

Gay couple is beaten early Sunday in Eckington; police probe potential hate crime (Crime Scene, WRC-TV, WTTG-TV)

Jack Evans: “I think the city is ready for a very competent mayor, and that would be me, who just happens to be white.” (Washingtonian)

Tommy Wells: “I do not want to be viewed as someone who is opportunistic, and that is why I have not called for [Gray] to resign. Clearly a special election benefits me more so than anybody else.” (Roll Call via HuffPo)

Kwame Brown will be giving a talk on certified business enterprises next week (Loose Lips)

Gray campaign lawyer: “I think all we’re doing now is playing Monday-morning quarterback with a sinister overload.” (Loose Lips)

“The Post poll contains an easy-to-decipher message: D.C. Council members are barely noticed and impress very few people.” (WRC-TV)

Eleanor Holmes Norton: What Jeff Thompson did for me wasn’t bundling. Campaign finance expert: That was bundling. (WaTimes)

AIDS activists, demanding more housing, jeer Gray (WaTimes, WUSA-TV)

Kenyan McDuffie still at loggerheads with Gray over streetcar barn location (Scribd)

Fiesta D.C. still wrangling with the city over locations (DCist)

Did you know: There’s a difference between “revitalizing” and “gentrifying” neighborhoods . . . (Examiner)

. . . And they both have crime issues (Examiner)

Jonetta Rose Barras: “Gray’s relationship with District residents is in the ditch.” (Examiner)

But at least he’s making progress on building heights (Slate)

A peek inside the new Union Market (DCmud)

Why aren’t our region’s medical schools better? (GGW)

Three arrested in U Street shooting early Saturday (Post)

Former council candidate Charles Wilson: Now a backyard beekeeper (The Art of Ward 8)

Mangialardo’s has gotten a freshening-up (PoP)

Shaw waffle shop goes out of business, blames Groupon (GOGBlog, DCist)

ICYMI: “Fifty Fades of Gray,” by Tom Toles (Post editorial)

Mike DeBonis covers Congress and national politics for The Washington Post. He previously covered D.C. politics and government from 2007 to 2015.


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