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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Marion Barry
Although he probably was unaware, President Obama conjured up a neatly wrapped birthday gift for Marion Barry the other day.
Reflecting on his health and his political clout, D.C. Council member and "mayor for life" Marion Barry was in good spirits a day before his 78th birthday as he was set to be released Wednesday from a physical rehabilitation facility after being hospitalized for urinary tract and blood infections.
Former District of Columbia mayor and current councilman Marion Barry has been released from a center where he spent 16 days trying to regain his mobility.
Former District of Columbia mayor and current councilmember Marion Barry is pledging to finish his term following two lengthy hospitalizations.
Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been released from the hospital after his second extended stay this year.
D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry is back in the hospital.
D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry has been released from Howard University Hospital after a 16-day stay.
In the ultimate "bah, humbug" moment, a man dressed in a Santa Claus suit was apparently shot in the back with a pellet gun during a toy giveaway to children in Southeast D.C. on Christmas Eve.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said in an interview that aired Monday he is "only human" and likes to party sometimes, but he hasn't reached out to former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry for advice on how to make a political comeback from a crack-related incident.
CNN HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky interviewed Emily Miller about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitting to smoking crack but refusing to leave office. The panel debated the comparison to former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry getting caught smoking crack. The second segment is a debate over NFL policies after Miami Dolphin Jonathan Martin left the team because of how teammate Richie Incognito treated him.
The D.C. Council voted 9-4 Tuesday to recommend censuring and stripping council member Marion Barry of a committee assignment as a result of his failure to disclose cash gifts from city contractors.
The expectations to honor the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom are as great and diverse as they were in 1963, when a quarter of a million people sandwiched themselves along the Mall between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial to prove that we can, should and, indeed, could all get along.
"It's a huge first step," United coach Ben Olsen said. "We've had these before, but this one's different because of the resources the ownership group has, and it's in D.C. We haven't gone down this road with the District."
Five D.C. Council members will decide whether Marion Barry should be dealt sanctions in addition to a fine he was issued as punishment for accepting gifts from city contractors.
The District's ethics board censured and fined D.C. Council member Marion Barry on Thursday for failing to disclose gifts he received from city contractors.
Barry told reporters upon his release Wednesday that his health problems weren't as serious as some made them out.
Barry told reporters upon his release from a rehabilitation facility Wednesday that his health problems were serious, but "not as serious as people made it out."