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D.C. Council Having Heated Disputes Over New Chairman, Barry Calls Council “A Laughingstock”

The D.C. Council is scheduled to install one of its lawmakers as interim chairman after months of scandal has forced two of its committee members to be removed, but arguments over the proper candidate have caused the meeting to be led astray.

06/13/2012

Council Member Marion Barry (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Blames Media For Taking “Filipino Nurses” Statements Out Of Context

D.C. Council member Marion Barry is claiming his remarks about Filipino nurses have been taken out of context by the media.

04/26/2012

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Philippines Ambassador Condemns Marion Barry

The Philippines is condemning D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry for remarks critical of local hospitals for hiring Filipino nurses instead of District of Columbia residents.

04/25/2012

Council Member Marion Barry (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Makes Controversial Remarks About Filipino Nurses

During a meeting to discuss the budget at the University of District of Columbia, Marion Barry made a controversial remark about Filipino nurses.

04/24/2012

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Marion Barry Apologizes For Comments About Asian Businesses

Marion Barry has apologized for disparaging remarks about Asian-owned business in Ward 8.

04/05/2012

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Marion Barry Clarifies “Dirty Asian” Business Remarks In Exclusive Interview

Ward 8 councilman Marion Barry has again found himself surrounded by controversy following remarks he made regarding Asian businesses.

04/05/2012

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District Voters Face Registration Deadline For Primary

Voters in Washington have one more day to register to vote in the April 3 presidential primary, with four local council members up for challenges as well, including Marion Barry.

03/05/2012

Former DC Councilmember Harry Thomas, former mayor and Councilmember Marion Barry, mayor Vincent Gray and former Council Chairman Kwame Brown.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Tirade Forces D.C. Council To Approve New Profanity Measure

The D.C. Council has passed a measure banning members from using profanity during public meetings, after an incident in which Marion Barry had shouted profane language at a fellow council member.

02/22/2012

(L-R) District of Columbia Councilmember Harry Thomas, former mayor and Councilmember Marion Barry, Mayor Vincent Gray and Council Chairman Kwame Brown.

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Marion Barry Out Of Hospital After Minor Surgery

The 75-year-old Barry has survived prostate cancer and had a successful kidney transplant three years ago. He is running for a third consecutive term as the councilmember for Ward 8.

All News 99.1 WNEW–01/22/2012

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At 75, Marion Barry Gears Up For Another Campaign

As HBO considers making a movie about Marion Barry with Eddie Murphy in the title role, the real Barry is doing something that comes naturally: running for re-election in the nation’s capital.

01/05/2012

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