D. C. Council member Yvette Alexander (left), Ward 7 Democrat, and challenger Tom Brown (right) chat with supporters and passing voters at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Washington as the nation's capital holds its primary election on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D. C. Council member Yvette Alexander (left), Ward 7 Democrat, and challenger Tom Brown (right) chat with supporters and passing voters at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Washington as the nation's capital holds its primary election on Tuesday, April 3, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)