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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Mary Brooks Beatty
Maybe it was the setting — a house of worship — but a quartet of candidates vying for two at-large seats on the D.C. Council eschewed the bitter rhetoric and personal attacks that have dominated the past few weeks for veiled swipes and even cordiality during a debate in Georgetown on Thursday.
The field of candidates for the pair of at-large seats on the D.C. Council is taking shape, an uphill battle against incumbents Michael A. Brown, an independent, and Vincent B. Orange, who earned the Democrats' nomination in April.
"My focus is not on trying to unseat anybody else," she said.
"I can't control any of that," Mrs. Beatty said.