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THE WASHINGTON POST
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who served for four non-consecutive terms from 1979 to 1991 and from 1995 to 1999, died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning.

Barry Remembered for Advocacy, Scandal

Former D.C. Mayor and current Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), who died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning, left behind an uncertain legacy, as poor administration and scandal undermined his advocacy for economic development and equal rights in Georgetown and throughout the District. Barry, who was born in[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News
THE WASHINGTON POST
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who served for four non-consecutive terms from 1979 to 1991 and from 1995 to 1999, died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning.

Former Mayor Barry Dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor and current Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning. A stalwart in District politics, Barry served as the District’s second mayor from 1979 to 1991 and then returned to the position from 1995 to 1999. He had been released from[Read More…]

by November 23, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

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

Barry Cripples D.C. Council Credibility

Following years of suspect and uncouth behavior, former Washington mayor and Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) has finally been rebuked by the D.C. Council. The council voted Tuesday, March 2, to censure Barry, as well as relieve him of his committee chairman duties. While those are the correct first steps[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Opinion