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Bowser's Team Has Tough Night In Council Races; Clinton Easily Wins D.C. Primary

Former Mayor Vincent Gray was the headline victory in a primary night that was seen as a blow to Mayor Muriel Bowser's Green Team. And Hillary Clinton won the last-in-nation presidential primary in a landslide.
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D.C. LGBT Community Reacts To Orlando Tragedy

We talk with members of the region's LGBT community about the ways the attack shifted the tone of Pride celebrations and how they're coping as the nation mourns those killed in Orlando.

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Some D.C. Voters See Change In Party Affiliation, Glitch In Mobile App Blamed

A glitch in the mobile app used by the D.C. Board of Elections has resulted in some voters seeing unexpected changes in their party affiliation, forcing them to cast special ballots in the city's closed primary taking place today.
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On D.C. Primary Day, Celebrating 60 Years Of Having A Voice

This year is the 60th anniversary of the District’s first-ever presidential primary. In 1956, the District of Columbia hadn’t held an election for 82 years. There was no board of elections, no voting machines. It took two weeks to count all the ballots.

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With Minimum Wage Fight Over, D.C. Activists Hope To Eliminate Tipped Wage

D.C.'s tipped wage is set to go up from $2.77 to $5, but some labor activists want to get rid of it altogether.

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Do Voters In The D.C. Region Feel Their Choices Matter?

Democratic voters in D.C. will finally get to weigh in on the presidential nomination process when the city conducts its primary elections this week.

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Closing Out The School Year With Chancellor Kaya Henderson

The school year is coming to a close, but many issues involving local, public education remain unresolved.

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Local Police And Security Process The Orlando Shooting

We speak to the chairman of the D.C. Police Union about the challenges law enforcement faces when dealing with terrorism and deadly attacks on so-called "soft targets."

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Attack In Orlando Casts Shadow Over D.C. Pride Events

Sunday marked the last day of two weeks of D.C. Pride events, but the deadly attacks in Orlando dampened spirits among the city's LGBT community.

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D.C. Constitutional Debate Touches On Everything From Process To State Name

D.C. is convening a constitutional convention this week, the first step in a formal petition for statehood. But has the process been open enough? And is the District moving too fast?

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