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"Scandal" star Kerry Washington (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Hit TV Show ‘Scandal’ Could Start Filming In D.C.

A D.C. councilmember says he’s in touch with a producer for the ABC TV drama “Scandal” who’d like to bring the show to the city to shoot scenes in August.

05/06/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Emancipation Day On As Planned After Funding Dispute

After a spat over funding between Mayor Vincent Gray and the D.C. Council, the Emancipation Day festivities will go off as planned in the District.

04/16/2014

D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange is running for mayor in 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Meet the 2014 D.C. Mayoral Candidates: Vincent Orange

Vincent Orange is familiar name to D.C. voters. He’s appeared on the ballot 10 times since 1990, winning races for Ward 5 and at-large seats on the D.C. Council. This is his second run for mayor; his first was in 2006.

03/19/2014

File photo of D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Evans Tops $1 Million in Fundraising for D.C. Mayor

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans still has raised the most money of the candidates for mayor of Washington, and Councilmember Muriel Bowser still has the most left to spend.

12/11/2013

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/25/2013

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D.C. to Push for $11.50 Minimum Wage

D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange says he’s building consensus for the District of Columbia to approve a minimum wage of $11.50 an hour, which would be one of the nation’s highest.

11/18/2013

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D.C. Lottery Vendor Avoids City Law

For more than seven years, the company that paid millions to produce scratch-off lottery tickets in the nation’s capital has managed to avoid a city law that would require it to include local businesses in the deal.

04/11/2013

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Mendelson Promises To Restore Trust, One Councilmember Brought To Tears

Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that’s lost two members this year to criminal convictions.

06/13/2012

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)

Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council As New Chairman

The scandal-plagued D.C. Council has selected veteran legislator Phil Mendelson as its interim chairman after much arguing before the vote.

06/13/2012

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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

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