D.C. Council

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D.C. Council Wants to Scale Back Police Body Cameras

The D.C. Council is proposing scaling back the body-camera program for city police until the department shows it’s ready.

05/12/2015

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California's 7th Congressional District. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ward 8 Candidates to Debate Monday

Candidates for the D.C. Council Ward 8 seat formerly held by “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry will debate Monday night.

04/20/2015

Former Councilmember Jim Graham is pictured. (credit: Kells Hetherington)

Former D.C. Councilmember Goes Into Strip Club Business

Former D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham is now in the strip club business.

04/16/2015

Eleanor Holmes Norton

D.C. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Demonstrates ‘Worst Parking Job Ever’

A video surfaced Wednesday of D.C. Councilwoman Eleanor Holmes Norton having a terrible time parking near the Capitol building.

03/26/2015

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

D.C. Mayor Backs Away from Court Battle Over Local Tax Dollars

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser is backing away from a strange court battle with the D.C. Council over an issue they both agree on.

03/17/2015

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D.C. Council Debating Response to Congress on Pot Bill

The D.C. Council is debating how much information to provide to Congress about members and staff who worked on a bill to tax and regulate marijuana.

03/03/2015

Smoke filled the L'Enfant Plaza station during the rush hour on Jan. 12, 2015. The station was temporarily closed after the station with smoke. One person died as several were injured as a result of the incident. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Fire Chief: All Firefighters to Get Metro Training

Washington’s fire chief says all the city’s firefighters will be trained on how to respond to emergencies on the subway system.

02/25/2015

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

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