D.C. Council

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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.