April 29, 2013 |
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser has begun showing up at residents' doors asking them to support her as the city's next mayor, walking neighborhoods in three wards over the weekend. Bowser, who announced her 2014 campaign for mayor last month, is hoping to replicate the success of her political mentor, Adrian M. Fenty (D), who began knocking on doors two years before his winning 2006 bid for mayor. On Saturday, Bowser joined several other former Fenty staffers — who still refer to themselves as the...
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...
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...