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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

File photo of Marion Barry. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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

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

Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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.

Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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

File photo of Marion Barry. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

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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