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Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 3:11 PM

Ex-DC Mayor Trying to Win Back Ward 7 Seat From Incumbent

Voters will decide Tuesday whether former mayor Vincent Gray will return to the D.C. Council, and who will win the final Democratic presidential primary in the nation. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Reporters Rebuke Trump for Banning Washington Post

Reporters Rebuke Trump for Banning Washington Post

The White House Correspondents' Association says it stands with the Washington Post and other news organizations after Donald Trump announced he would revoke the newspaper's press credentials. Read »

Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 at 8:14 AM
DC Will Hold Final Primary of Campaign Season

DC Will Hold Final Primary of Campaign Season

D.C. Democrats will cast their vote for the presidential nomination on Tuesday. Watch Reporter's Notebook Sunday for more on the D.C. primary. Watch »

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 11:21 AM

Trump Speaking at Northwest DC Conference

Trump Speaking at Northwest DC Conference

Donald Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Carly Fiorina are among the speakers at the Road To Majority conference in D.C. Friday. Read »

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 6:02 AM

Hogan Declines to Say if He'll Vote for Trump

Hogan Declines to Say if He'll Vote for Trump

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan still won't say if he'll vote for Donald Trump. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 4:10 PM

Sanders: 'I Am Strongly in Favor of DC Statehood'

Sen. Bernie Sanders said he is "strongly in favor of D.C. statehood" following a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House Thursday. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 8:08 PM

Bernie Sanders Holds Rally in DC

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is in the District Thursday and will hold a rally this afternoon in Southeast D.C., days before the Democratic primary. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 11:57 AM

DC Officials Propose More Training for Guards

DC Officials Propose More Training for Guards

District of Columbia officials are proposing additional training requirements for licensed security guards in the city, in part to help them respond to active-shooter situations. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 9:10 AM

Auditor Finds Dead People, Other Errors on DC Voter Rolls

A report by the D.C. auditor sharply criticizes too many errors -- including dead people -- on the city's voter registration rolls. Read »

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 8:01 AM

DC Mayor Asks DNC to Add Statehood to Platform

DC Mayor Asks DNC to Add Statehood to Platform

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser asked the Democratic National Committee to add D.C. statehood to its platform at the party's platform forum. Read »

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