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Bowser Bests Gray in Mayoral Primary

Tapping into voter discontent over a mayor still embroiled in an ongoing federal investigation over his 2010 campaign, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) handily won the Democratic primary for D.C. mayor Tuesday evening with 44.2 percent of the vote . With 89 percent of voting precincts reporting, Bowser had[Read More…]

by April 2, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Students lined up to vote in Nov. 2012 — an unlikely scene April 1.

In Local Politics, Student Interest Wanes

With election day just four days away, the District is fixed on recent polls that place embattled Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) locked in dead heat to win the Democratic nomination for D.C. mayor. But with all the attention the race has garnered among D.C.[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

The city of Washington, D.C., looks undeniably different today than it did 20 years ago. A growing Metro system, a shrinking unemployment rate, a sharp decrease in violent crime and a revitalized downtown are just a few of the accomplishments that D.C. can boast since the beginning of its social[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 8 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

Bowser Battles Gray at Debate

At the last mayoral debate featuring Mayor Vincent Gray on Jan. 31, Democratic candidates vied to emerge as the frontrunner against the incumbent. During a debate broadcast live from 88.5 WAMU’s media center Wednesday, however, Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) was the woman to beat. An NBC4 poll released Tuesday[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Candidates Compete for DC Youth Vote

While student political attention is currently focused on Georgetown University Student Association elections, D.C. mayoral candidates competing in the April 1 Democratic primary are trying just as hard to engage young voters. In formal and informal debates since the Jan. 1 deadline to enroll in the primary, candidates have discussed[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Candidates Spar at Forum

Five mayoral candidates vying for the Democratic nomination faced off in a public forum at the Sixth & I Synagogue in downtown Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, with candidates challenging incumbent Vincent Gray on his current policies and past legal troubles. The forum, moderated by Jerry Clark, the political director of[Read More…]

by January 31, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Candidates Sound Off on Marijuana

As legislation to both legalize and decriminalize marijuana makes its way to the Council of the District of Columbia, reform of laws regarding the drug has become an important issue for candidates in the mayoral race, with many just stopping short of calling for the drug’s full legalization. On Jan.[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Gray Silent on Mayoral Race

With only seven months before the Democratic primary in April, Mayor Vincent Gray, still entrenched in an ongoing corruption investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, has yet to announce plans to run for re-election. Three high-level officials involved in Gray’s 2010 Democratic Primary victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty have pled[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News