There may be a Republican candidate for mayor in the District of Columbia.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees have in four decades of mayoral elections.
A former Republican filed paperwork Wednesday to run for District of Columbia mayor as an independent, setting the stage for a competitive race in the midst of a scandal involving current Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign.
Councilmember David Catania will be the latest District of Columbia politician to enter the race for mayor.
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has endorsed D.C. Councilmember David Catania for mayor — even though he’s not officially running yet.
A D.C. councilmember is in New Hampshire to try to get support for District of Columbia voting rights in Congress.
The full D.C. Council will get its first chance to debate a bill that would provide city students with up to $60,000 to attend college.
A D.C. Council committee voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of an ambitious college scholarship program for city high school students that could cost up to $60 million a year.
D.C. Councilmember David Catania is the latest local official to signal his intention to run for mayor.
DC Mayor Vincent Gray is firing back at two councilmembers who called for his resignation Wednesday.