D.C. Council

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry died early Sunday morning at the age of 78.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Marion Barry’s Son to Continue Campaign After Bank Incident

The son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry is pledging to continue his campaign for the D.C. Council following an incident at a bank that attracted police attention.

01/16/2015

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D.C. Council to Consider ‘Death With Dignity’ Bill

A D.C. Council member wants the nation’s capital to join the three states that allow terminally ill people to end their lives with the help of a physician.

01/14/2015

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D.C. Sends Pot Legalization Initiative to Congress

The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.

01/14/2015

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells. (Photo from Tommy Wells)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Taps Wells for Environmental Agency

District of Columbia mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has tapped outgoing D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells to run the city’s environmental agency.

12/19/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. Council Gives Final Approval to D.C. United Stadium Deal

The most expensive professional soccer stadium in America will be built in the nation’s capital.

12/17/2014

Mayor Vincent Gray congratulates Muriel Bowser on her mayoral primary victory. (credit: WNEW senior correspondent Mark Segraves)

2 New D.C. Council Members to be Elected in April

Two new members of the D.C. Council will be elected in April.

12/03/2014

A.J. Cooper (Photo credit: Facebook)

Ward 4 D.C. Council Candidate, 34, Dies Suddenly

A.J. Cooper, who recently announced that he was intending to run for the Ward 4 City Council seat that will be vacated by Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning after complaining about chest pain and dizziness, according to a post on Cooper’s Facebook page.

12/03/2014

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D.C. Council Passes Bill on Wage Discrimination

The D.C. Council has approved a bill that allows workers to talk about how much money they make without fear of retaliation.

12/02/2014

View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. Council Votes to Buy Property for Soccer Stadium

The proposal for a new soccer stadium in the District just got a big kick forward Tuesday as the D.C. Council unanimously voted in favor of buying property for the stadium at Buzzard Point.

12/02/2014

Marion Barry. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Marion Barry’s D.C. Council Seat Declared Vacant

The D.C. Council seat held since 2005 by the late Marion Barry has been declared vacant.

12/01/2014

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