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File photo of Marion Barry. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

The Two Narratives of Marion Barry’s Legacy

Since the death of Marion Barry on Sunday, there have been two competing narratives about his life and career in D.C. politics.

11/24/2014

Flowers are left in front of "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry's home following his death at age 78. (Photo credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

D.C. Remembers Marion Barry

Residents of the District of Columbia and politicians throughout the nation are mourning Sunday after the early morning death of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry.

11/23/2014

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Flags Lowered in D.C. in Honor of Marion Barry

Flags in Washington are flying at half-staff in honor of former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry.

11/23/2014

District of Columbia Councilman and Former Mayor Marion Barry (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

Autopsy to be Conducted on Marion Barry

An autopsy will be conducted on the body of former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry.

11/23/2014

Marijuana plants. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

The mayor-elect in the nation’s capital says she won’t allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until the District of Columbia has a system in place to tax and regulate the drug. But the head of the legalization campaign says he’ll fight her on that.

11/05/2014

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D.C. Mayor to Honor Firefighters for Bravery

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is set to honor city firefighters for bravery.

10/31/2014

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D.C. Election Officials Say They’ve Addressed Delays

Elections officials in the nation’s capital say they’ve addressed computer glitches that led to major delays in counting votes during the April 1 primary, but critics say the process of identifying and fixing the problem was slow and insufficiently transparent.

10/15/2014

D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser. (Photo from Muriel Bowser)

Obama Endorses Bowser’s Bid for D.C. Mayor

President Barack Obama has endorsed fellow Democrat Muriel Bowser’s bid for District of Columbia mayor.

10/06/2014

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D.C. Mayoral Candidates to Meet For 1st Debate

The campaign for mayor of Washington is emerging from its summer lull with the first debate between the major candidates.

09/18/2014

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D.C. Holding Lottery For Ballot Position

It’s not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia’s political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position.

09/12/2014

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