- Congressman: McAuliffe victory means gun control a winning message
- Clinton aide admits soliciting disgraced D.C. fundraiser; says actions were legal
- Joel Osteen church victimized in $600K theft
- Obama goes shopping at Gap as minimum-wage thanks
- N.J. woman charged after client dies from black-market butt injections
- CIA chief Brennan ‘determined’ to speak out more this year
- Reset? What reset? U.S.-Russia ties at worst since Cold War
- 9/11 terror recruiter released in Syrian prisoner swap
- D.C. elections board gives green light to marijuana legalization initiative
- Elephants can tell difference between human languages: study
An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Albrette "Gigi" Ransom
Marion Barry doesn't quit — ever.
Before he resigned and admitted to stealing $350,000 from the District, former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. expressed concern that much of the city's medical marijuana cultivation would take place in a small slice of his Northeast ward.
The fiance of rapper M.I.A. did not make it past the first cut in the District's long-awaited program to deliver medical marijuana to qualified patients.
"As we all know, historically Mr. Barry has been a defender for the underserved and those whose voices are not heard," said Albrette "Gigi" Ransom, an advisory neighborhood commissioner in Ward 5 who supports "the spirit" of multiple ex-offender bills before the council.
She noted that the four at-large council members should be able to provide assistance during the process.