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  • DC mayor has most campaign money left to spend

    With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals.


  • Victor Holmes, left, clutches the hand of partner Mark Phariss as they leave the U.S. Federal Courthouse, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in San Antonio. District Judge Orlando Garcia said Wednesday he would issue a decision later after the two Texas men filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking permission to marry, and a lesbian couple sued to have their marriage recognized. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Texas gay men together 53 years wed 'in the name of God'

    Two gay men in Texas who say they've been together for 53 years took advantage of the recent open door a federal judge gave to gay marriage in the state, and traded wedding vows before a crowd of hundreds.


  • Evans criticizes rivals on economic development

    D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans says he's one of three viable candidates for mayor along with incumbent Vincent Gray and Councilmember Muriel Bowser, and he's taking some shots at their records on economic development.


  • Gray raises $627,000 in less than 2 months

    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has flexed his fundraising muscle in his bid for a second term, raising $627,000 in less than two months for the April Democratic primary.


  • SIMMONS: Mayor Gray has only himself to outrun in campaign

    After studying the tea leaves, Vincent C. Gray has decided to make another run in the race for mayor of the nation's capital.


  • D.C. City Council council member, Jack Evans speaks during the first whole city council meeting after the summer recess. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Washington, DC. (Craig Bisacre/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council member Jack Evans under ethics inquiry

    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.


  • D.C. Council member Jack Evans, Ward 2 Democrat, walks with supporters in the Palisades July Fourth parade. Mr. Evans was one of three mayoral candidates in addition to the sitting mayor, Vincent C. Gray, to participate this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    D.C. politicians show they love a parade in Palisades

    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.


  • SIMMONS: 'Fiscal hawk' faces mayoral color barrier

    Jack Evans wants to be mayor of the nation's capital, and to do so he has to break a racial barrier, persuade stakeholders that he can govern as well as he legislated and, perhaps, take on an incumbent.


  • Casinos hold little allure for D.C., Virginia

    With casino approvals expanding down the East Coast into the mid-Atlantic, two jurisdictions remain resistant to their financial allure — the District and Virginia — and that's not likely to change anytime soon.


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