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  • Gray, Bowser to attend Democratic unity breakfast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's Democratic Party says Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser will be attending a breakfast intended to promote party unity. Bowser defeated Gray and six others in Tuesday's mayoral primary. Following her victory, she called for the...

  • DC mayor proposes $10.7 billion budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he was defeated in his bid for a second term, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed a $10.7 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The proposal includes funding for many of the initiatives Gray has announced in recent weeks, including new...

  • Scandal-weary voters boot DC mayor from office

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership. D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser defeated Gray...

  • DC mayor to open new playground at voting site

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray will cut the ribbon on a new playground that happens to be located at an early voting site. In addition to opening the renovated Turkey Thicket Playground in northeast Washington on Thursday, Gray plans to announce a long-term plan for...

  • DC mayor has most campaign money left to spend

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals. The campaigns' last financial reports before the primary were due at midnight Monday. The primary is April 1. Gray has...

  • Study: Blacks with white friends are 'less black'

    When Washington, D.C., councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry this week said that whites need to be “more open-minded” about African-American politicians, claiming “blacks are more open-minded than” whites, he was suggesting that whites can't do what blacks do -- embrace the other...

  • Marion Barry endorses DC mayor amid federal probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry said Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work." The...

  • Marion Barry to endorse embattled DC mayor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is getting a boost from the man dubbed the city's "Mayor-for-Life." Former mayor Marion Barry will endorse Gray's re-election bid on Wednesday at a church in the ward Barry represents on the D.C. Council. Gray faces seven...

  • VIDEO: Facing media, DC Mayor Vincent Gray denies corruption allegations

    Facing the media in a press conference setting for the first time since allegations surfaced Monday that Mayor Vincent Gray knew of a 'shadow campaign', Gray once again denied he had any knowledge or involvement in the illegal activity.

  • DC businessman Jeffrey Thompson charged with conspiracy

    Influential District of Columbia businessman Jeffrey Thompson was charged Monday with conspiring to violate federal and local campaign finance laws by funding off-the-books campaign activity for candidates including Hillary Rodham Clinton and district Mayor Vincent Gray.



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