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Mayor Wants Statehood Vote This Year By D.C. Residents

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants residents to vote this November on whether the nation's capital should become the 51st state.
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Judge To Unseal 'Shadow Campaign' Docs From Gray Campaign Probe

Documents from the investigation into former Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign will soon be released after pressure from lawyers.

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D.C.'s Republican Voters Head To The Polls

Kojo chats with the executive director of D.C.'s local Republican Party about the presidential primary it held over the weekend for GOP voters.

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Rubio Wins D.C. GOP Convention, Edging Kasich By Just 50 Votes

The turnout was lower than expected for the D.C. Republican convention on Saturday, where less than 3,000 voters weighed in on 19 delegates.

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Former D.C. Mayor Gray Outraises Rival Alexander In Council Race

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has raised more money than the incumbent he's trying to unseat on the D.C. Council.

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For D.C. Republican Presidential Primary Saturday, Voters Possess Outsized Sway

Just 10,000 voters are expected to turn out to the D.C. Republican presidential primary on Saturday to decide which presidential candidate will get the District's 19 delegates.

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Public Vote On $15 Minimum Wage In D.C. Remains In Legal Limbo

An effort to have D.C. residents vote whether the city should raise its minimum wage to $15 remained in legal limbo after a court hearing on Thursday, eating into the time that proponents need to collect the necessary signatures to put the measure on the November ballot.
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Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray On The Future Of The Nation's Capital

Kojo sits down with former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to explore the future of the nation's capital.

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Vincent Gray Could Make Convincing Case For D.C. Council Comeback, Poll Finds

Vincent Gray was ultimately not charged in a federal investigation into his 2010 mayoral campaign — and a new poll suggests the former mayor may have an opening to renew his political career in the District.

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'Maybe We Should Have A Do-Over' — Vincent Gray On The Mayoral Election He Lost

WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi talks with Vincent Gray about the 2014 mayoral primary, which the former mayor lost in the aftermath of accusations that he knew about an illegal financing scheme during his 2010 campaign.