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D.C. Lawyer Says Congress Wants Control of Spending

Even though he personally supports giving the District of Columbia more power over its local budget, the city’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Friday that Congress has made clear that it wants to maintain control of the purse strings.

10/17/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.

10/01/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police to Try Out Body Cams Next Week

D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.

09/24/2014

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D.C. Leaders Propose Concealed Handgun Permits

District of Columbia officials are proposing that residents can carry concealed handguns if they show a reason for seeking a permit.

09/17/2014

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DC Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto of Budget

The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray’s priorities by overriding his veto of the city’s $10.6 billion budget.

07/14/2014

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Former D.C. Candidate Pleads Guilty in Money Scheme

A former D.C. Council candidate has pleaded guilty to lying about how much money his campaign received from a businessman who also admitted running a “shadow campaign” for Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray.

06/23/2014

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D.C. Principal Comes Out As Gay During School’s LGBTQ Pride Celebration

A celebration of Pride Day at D.C.’s Woodrow Wilson High School lead to a big surprise for students, as Principal Pete Cahall came out as gay in front of the crowd.

06/04/2014

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DC Seeks Investors to Fund Teen Pregnancy Program

The District of Columbia wants investors to bet on its ability to reduce teen pregnancy.

05/14/2014

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Arguments Set in DC Budget Autonomy Lawsuit

Oral arguments are set to begin in a lawsuit that’s pitting one branch of District of Columbia government against another.

05/13/2014

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

Bowser Can’t Breeze to Victory Over Catania in D.C. Mayor’s Race

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.

04/02/2014

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