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Former DC mayor Marion Berry dead at 78

Former DC mayor Marion Berry dead at 78

A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for…

Honoring Vets in a free concert on the Mall

Honoring Vets in a free concert on the Mall

Military veterans and active-duty service members were among the swarm of music fans who packed the National Mall on Tuesday for a free Veterans Day concert, bouncing to Rihanna, head-banging…

Archaic election laws control Washington DC elections

Archaic election laws control Washington DC elections

In 2010, Vincent Gray received 72,648 votes in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary. That was good enough for a nearly 10-percentage point victory over incumbent Adrian Fenty, but…