Marion Barry

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‘I’m Just an Ordinary Person Who’s Done Extraordinary Things’ – Marion Barry’s Political Career

Marion Barry had a long political career that began well before he became mayor of the nation’s capital.

11/23/2014

Councilmember Marion Barry speaks during the 55th Anniversary of Ben's Chili Bowl on Aug. 22, 2013. Barry died early Sunday morning.(Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

D.C. Residents Petition to Rename H St., Benning Rd. After Marion Barry

In the wake of his death early Sunday morning, some D.C. residents are petitioning to honor the life of Marion Barry with a street named after the former D.C. mayor and council member.

11/23/2014

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

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

Barry’s Turkey Giveaway to go on Despite his Death

Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway will go on despite his death.

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

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‘Mayor for Life’ Marion Barry Dead at 78

Former D.C. mayor and current D.C. council member Marion Barry died Sunday morning. He was 78.

11/23/2014

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

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Hospitalized

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry has been hospitalized.

11/21/2014

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

D.C. Mayor-Elect Announces Transition Team

District of Columbia Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser says Marion Barry and three other former mayors are among the group of Washingtonians on her transition team.

11/07/2014

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Marion Barry Hosting Documentary About D.C.’s Ward 8

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has produced a documentary about the ward he represents on the D.C. Council.

09/17/2014

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