April 12, 2013 |
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie endorsed colleague Anita Bonds at a campaign event Thursday night, which may help solidify support in Ward 5 behind Bonds ahead of the April 23 special election . Around 7 p.m., the Bonds campaign uploaded photos on Twitter of McDuffie (D-Ward 5) and Bonds (I-At large) embracing . McDuffie, the president pro-tempore of the council, also vowed to put "his full support behind Anita Bonds. " In a statement supplied by the Bonds campaign, McDuffie said "Ward 5 residents know, love and respect...
April 5, 2013 |
In just under a year, the 2014 Democratic primary will determine the party's nominee to be the next D.C. mayor, with the winner all but certain to go on to victory in November. One hopeful has already thrown her hat into the ring, and others are poised to join her. It's a perfect moment for a little hot-stove sizing-up of the field. First, the paramount question: Will the incumbent, embattled Mayor Vincent C. Gray , run for a second term? Right now, you can't rule him out. In fact, if you observe him up close at...
April 3, 2013 |
D.C. Council member David Grosso (I-At large) told supporters Tuesday night that he is endorsing Democrat Elissa Silverman in the April 23 special election for an at-large council seat. Grosso, the council's newest member , made his announcement minutes after former council member Michael A. Brown announced he's dropping out of the race. "After much thought and reflection on this critical race, I have determined that Elissa's qualifications and strong grassroots campaign make her a viable...
March 23, 2013 |
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser launched a mayoral bid Saturday, kicking off a year-long Democratic primary campaign that is likely to center on the pace of progress in city government, the ethics of elected officials and the direction of the city's remarkable growth. Bowser made her announcement in front of her childhood home in North Michigan Park, a working-class Northeast neighborhood of brick duplexes and modest detached homes that have housed working-class, mostly African American Washingtonians for generations.
March 23, 2013 |
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser launched a mayoral bid Saturday, kicking off a year-long Democratic primary campaign that is likely to center on the pace of progress in city government, the ethics of elected officials and the direction of the city's remarkable growth. Promising to fight for a "fair chance and a seat at the table" for all District residents, Bowser made her announcement in front of her childhood home in North Michigan Park, a neighborhood of brick duplexes and modest detached...
March 20, 2013 |
Former District mayor Sharon Pratt endorsed Anita Bonds's bid for the D.C. Council during a fundraiser at the City Club of Washington on Wednesday, according to the Bonds campaign. Pratt, who was mayor between 1991 and 1995, has generally shied away from politics since she left office. But Pratt occasionally wades into competitive races, including supporting Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) during his 2010 campaign. Like Gray, Bonds worked in Pratt's administration, serving as a special assistant in...