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    SIMMONS: Democratic mayoral candidates duke it out toward end game

    The end game. The first black U.S. president, Barack Obama, appointed the first black U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr., who wanted another black, Ronald C. Machen Jr., to be the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.

  • Bonds wins D.C. Council seat in special election

    Longtime D.C. political insider Anita Bonds was elected to the D.C. Council Tuesday, fending off five challengers in a special election.

  • D.C. City Council Chairman, Phil Mendelson, calls to order the 42nd legislative meeting of City Council period 19 after summer recess. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Washington, DC. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    EDITORIAL: Playing the ugly race card

    Martin Luther King dreamed of the day his children would live in a nation "where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." It remains a noble goal. It's a shame Dr. King's goal has been abandoned by certain members of the District of Columbia city council.

  • SIMMONS: Pumping up the special election for D.C. Council seat

    One of the contenders seeking a citywide seat on the D.C. Council in the upcoming election has found the city's liberal echo chamber to be a not-so-friendly environment.

  • Bonds wins interim D.C. Council seat

    The D.C. Democratic State Committee selected its chairwoman, Anita Bonds, to fill a vacant seat on the city's legislative body until a special election this spring.

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