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Topic - Muriel Bowser
The District of Columbia's Democratic Party says Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser will be attending a breakfast intended to promote party unity.
Two D.C. Council members will face off in an unusual contested general election for mayor in November, giving the candidates seven months to try to re-energize voters, who appeared apathetic and turned out in small numbers for Tuesday's primary election.
Muriel Bowser won the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday, defeating incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray's campaign four years ago.
The District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral nominee says she's taking nothing for granted as she prepares for the general election and that the party needs to come together to ensure her victory in November.
Muriel Bowser's decisive victory in the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city's eighth mayor, but she can't expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser's victory Tuesday in the District's Democratic mayoral primary caps a rise from relative obscurity seven years ago to front-runner status in the general election.
D.C. voters, weary of the shadow of corruption and federal investigation that clouded the administration of Vincent C. Gray seemingly from his first day in office, rejected the mayor's bid for a second term, choosing instead a two-term council member and political protege of the man he ousted four years ago.
Voters in Washington, D.C., will take to the polls Tuesday to choose a Democratic nominee for mayor, a process that largely turns on whether residents believe they are better off with an incumbent shrouded in scandal or that the city needs a change in leadership.
The defining moment of a bizarre election season in the nation's capital wasn't provided by Mayor Vincent Gray or any of the seven Democrats trying to unseat him in next week's primary. Instead, it came from the city's top prosecutor.
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.
The Washington Post has endorsed D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser in the city's Democratic mayoral primary.
If you're interested in reading tit-for-tat rhetoric being spewed in the "war on women," this isn't the column for you today.
A D.C. Council committee on Wednesday gave its unanimous approval to legislation that decriminalizes possession of marijuana in the city — making it a civil offense punishable by a $25 fine.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray cut a ceremonial ribbon Wednesday morning marking the opening of the first Wal-Mart in the District alongside one of the principal challengers for his job next year.
Bowser called on Gray to resign in 2012 following revelations of an illegal "shadow campaign" that helped him get elected in 2010.
"We're asking for every Democrat and everybody out there, independents, Republicans, to take a good hard look at our campaign, including Mayor Gray's supporters," she said. "We take no voters for granted."