Evans joins fellow council members Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) and Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) in the list of candidates. Current Mayor Vincent Gray has not said whether he will run for re-election, and his 2010 campaign is still the subject of a federal investigation.
"It's almost like seeing one of our own tribal members being auctioned off," says a member of California's Hoopa tribe who denounced the auction during an event at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Leaders in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia have agreed on a proposal to create a Metro Safety Commission that is supposed to supplant the Federal Transit Administration’s temporary oversight role. It's a key step in a process that will rely on action in all three jurisdictions' legislatures.
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