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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- Young adults shun Obamacare mostly due to cost: survey
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
- Lawmakers rattled by Syria genocide horrors, call on Obama to act
Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Adrian Fenty
Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.
Muriel Bowser won the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray's campaign four years ago.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
Calling his campaign of four years ago an "embarrassment," District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray nevertheless made a forceful case Saturday that he's earned the opportunity to serve another term.
Last year didn't hold great news for District of Columbia public schools. Less than 20 percent of eighth-graders were proficient in either math or reading. Only 61 percent of District high school students made it to graduation.
Two D.C. Council members say Mayor Adrian Fenty has redirected $495,000 from a job training program to cover separation pay for his political appointees.
A person with knowledge of the situation says head of D.C. schools Michelle Rhee is set to announce her resignation.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty is halting city hiring and other spending to deal with a projected $175 million budget crunch.
A volunteer has fallen and crashed through a plate-glass window at Mayor Adrian Fenty's headquarters, where hundreds of people gathered to await election results.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty fell to challenger Vincent Gray in a grueling Democratic primary that left candidates and voters waiting until 1:30 a.m. Wednesday before definitive unofficial results were announced.
The nation's capital will have a new mayor after voters Tuesday ousted Adrian Fenty, a backer of education reform who some said had become out of touch.
D.C.'s Democrats held a party yesterday, and guess who wasn't there?
D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray said Thursday that he will ask authorities to investigate allegations that his opponent, Mayor Adrian Fenty, offered jobs to some people if they cast ballots for him in early voting.
Mayor Adrian Fenty wants an endorsement from the other chief executive in town, President Barack Obama.
D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee is hitting the campaign trail to urge support for Mayor Adrian Fenty.
"We're going to do everything possible to make sure they get a world-class facility and do it as quickly as possible, but we have to make sure that we're working with the community and take into account the competing needs of the neighborhoods near Anacostia and the Anacostia River," Mr. Fenty said. "It's probably too soon to say what specifically will be the end result. But just like everything else, our goal is to make it happen as quickly as possible."
This week, Mr. Fenty announced the District would appeal to the Supreme Court a March U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decision that ruled a District gun law unconstitutional.