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After studying the tea leaves, Vincent C. Gray has decided to make another run in the race for mayor of the nation's capital.
The owner of the Washington Capitals and Wizards says he doesn't ask for much from the D.C. government, but that better traffic control and increased police presence around Verizon Center would be nice.
With the District of Columbia poised to run out of money by the end of the month, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is blaming President Obama's threat of a veto for the Senate's unwillingness to take up a bill that would extricate the District's budget from the federal shutdown showdown.
A D.C. council member and mayoral candidate's role in turning over a city-owned alley to George Washington University against community leaders' wishes is the subject of a preliminary inquiry by the city's ethics board, according to several people questioned by the board.
The District of Columbia, the city that has longed for statehood and self-rule, now finds itself facing uncomfortable questions about whether it is thwarting the will of its own residents.
The July Fourth Palisades Parade in Northwest D.C. often serves as an unofficial kickoff of the District's local political campaign season — this year being no exception, with three candidates in next year's mayor's race marching the milelong route and a recently declared fourth candidate apparently making a low-profile debut.
The D.C. Council voted Wednesday to roll back the city's sales tax to the lowest rate in the region and signaled a willingness to negotiate other taxes as members considered the best uses for a budget surplus projected to total $600 million in the next five years.
The D.C. Council chairman will hold a hearing to look into concerns about the legitimacy of a contract award to overhaul a troubled city-owned hospital before a Feb. 19 vote on the deal.