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Marion Barry files for Ward 8 reelection

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Former Mayor Marion Barry has filed for reelection to his Ward 8 D.C. Council seat, even though he has said he plans to retire halfway through his term. Barry, 75, has said he wants to have his son Christopher take over his Council seat in two years if he wins his election next year. Barry the elder is highlighting Ward 8's joblessness in the release announcing his filing. Roughly 1 in 4...

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