D.C. Council Chair Hasn't Ruled Out Running For Mayor | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

D.C. Council Chair Hasn't Ruled Out Running For Mayor

Play associated audio

The head of the D.C. Council is not ruling out a run for mayor. The mayoral primary is more than a year away, but council chair Vincent Gray says interest in the race is heating up. Gray says he is asked at least five times a day if he will challenge Mayor Adrian Fenty. He says he still hasn't made a decision.

The council and the mayor have sparred over a number of substantive issues this year: the budget, the crime bill, the schools. The two branches have also fought over more personal things, such as baseball tickets and control over the council's cable channel. One of the biggest hurdles for Gray, or anyone else who decides to run against Fenty, will be money. The mayor has already raised around $2.5 million for his re-election campaign.

Patrick Madden reports...

NPR

Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
NPR

Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
NPR

Clinton, White House Play Delicate Dance As Emails Await Release

Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.
NPR

Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.