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  • SIMMONS: It's high time someone made sense on D.C. pot plan

    Thank you, Mr. Irvin B. Nathan.


  • Paul Zukerberg

    D.C. judge to hear motion on AG election delay ahead of ballot deadline

    A D.C. Superior Court judge will hear arguments Thursday from the city's sole candidate for attorney general, who is seeking to keep the election on the April 1 primary ballot despite lawmakers' decision to delay it.


  • Pot legalization ballot initiative filed in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.


  • ** FILE ** Election Day bought out hordes of voters in Washington, D.C., but dozens of ballots were cast using the names of people who had moved to Prince George's County years ago. (The Washington Times)

    Voter fraud is easy with 13,000 in Maryland still on D.C. records

    Washington, D.C., has failed to remove from its voting rolls as many as 13,000 former residents who years ago moved to Prince George's County and cast ballots there, making fraud by voting in two jurisdictions as easy as going to the polls in their old neighborhoods, The Washington Times found in a review of records.


  • D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan (The Washington Times)

    Panel OKs plebiscite on budget autonomy

    The D.C. Board of Elections on Tuesday rejected arguments from the city's top lawyer and will let voters decide this spring if they want to divorce the city's local budget from the spending process on Capitol Hill — a long-sought goal known as "budget autonomy."


  • D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan (right) testifies Monday at the Board of Elections on his opposition to a referendum that could give the city more budget freedom from Congress. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    D.C. elections board approves budget autonomy referendum

    The D.C. Board of Elections on Tuesday rejected arguments from the city's top lawyer and will let voters decide this spring if they want to divorce the city's local budget from the spending process on Capitol Hill — a long-sought goal known as "budget autonomy."


  • D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan (right) testifies Monday at the Board of Elections on his opposition to a referendum that could give the city more budget freedom from Congress. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    D.C. AG says budget autonomy referendum is wrong approach

    D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan asked city election officials on Monday to reject a ballot question designed to free the city's local budget from the grip of Congress, citing the maneuver's shaky legal ground and potential backlash from powerful politicians on Capitol Hill.


  • D.C. residents take advantage of early voting at Judiciary Square on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. According to voter site officials, some 2,400 voters have voted here since Monday, when the voting opened. The District will open seven more early voting sites on Saturday (one in each ward), which will be open every day except Sundays until Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Getting an early jump on voting

    Alejandra Baez will be visiting Spain for three weeks, Chadon Smith gets anxious in big crowds and Michael Hardiman doesn't know what his busy schedule will bring Nov. 6.


  • D.C. Council member Michael A Brown (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. elections board says Brown can stay on ballot

    The D.C. Board of Elections ruled Monday that D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown collected enough petition signatures from city voters to appear on the ballot in November, despite dual challenges from one of his opponents in the at-large race and a city government watchdog.


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