D.C. Councilman Proposes Bill Requiring Construction of 1,000 'Tiny Houses'Vincent Orange is hoping to help ease the affordable housing crisis in D.C. with 1,000, tiny homes measuring about 600 square feet apiece.
D.C. University May Be Renamed After Late Marion BarryA D.C. Council member wants to rename the city's only public university after the late former mayor Marion Barry.
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.
Emancipation Day On As Planned After Funding DisputeAfter 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.
Meet the 2014 D.C. Mayoral Candidates: Vincent OrangeVincent 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.
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.
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.
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.
D.C. Lottery Vendor Avoids City LawFor 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.
Mendelson Promises To Restore Trust, One Councilmember Brought To TearsPhil 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.
Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council As New ChairmanThe scandal-plagued D.C. Council has selected veteran legislator Phil Mendelson as its interim chairman after much arguing before the vote.
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.