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Shelter’s Future Debated

With Mayor Vincent Gray’s plan to close D.C. General, the District’s largest homeless shelter, within the next year, leading mayoral candidates Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz have proposed differing policy plans to accommodate the city’s homeless population after the shelter’s closure. The city’s largest shelter is located in[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Obama Endorses Bowser for Mayor

President Barack Obama announced his endorsement for Washington, D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser on Monday. “As we continue our efforts to move our country’s economy forward, I know I’ll be able to count on Muriel to expand opportunity for all,” Obama said in the statement. “That’s why I’m asking[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Bowser Unseats Gray in Primary

Bowser Unseats Gray in Primary

Muriel Bowser, an upshot D.C. councilmember representing Ward 4, won the D.C. Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday with 44.2 percent of the vote, bringing the administration of Mayor Vincent Gray to a close and catapulting Bowser to the position of presumptive mayor in a city where winning the Democratic primary is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

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

On Election Day, Gray, Bowser Locked in Lead

As voters take to the polls today to choose the Democratic nominee for mayor, they will decide between an embattled incumbent fighting for his political career and an upstart Washington, D.C. councilmember determined to portray herself as the person to turn the page on the District’s longstanding tradition of political[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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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

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
Gray Runs for Re-Election

Gray Runs for Re-Election

Mayor Vincent Gray officially announced his bid for re-election Monday after picking up his Petition for Candidacy at the D.C. Board of Elections office, altering a previously wide-open race populated with a number of qualified candidates. Gray’s announcement has shifted the focus of the race, as candidates are now tasked[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News