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Live Blog: Council Member Muriel Bowser Wins Democratic Nod For Mayor

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray faces seven challengers today in the District's Democratic primary. We'll have continuous updates from the polls on the WAMU 88.5 live blog throughout the day, and you can tune in at 8 p.m. for special #DCision14 coverage with Kojo Nnamdi.

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Low Early Voting Totals Could Mean Light Turnout For D.C. Primary

In less than 24 hours, the polls will open in the D.C. mayoral primary. And if early voting is an indication, turnout could be low for tomorrow's election.
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Election Wrap-Up: Breaking Down D.C.'s Primaries

The District held a critical Democratic primary on Tuesday. Experts join Kojo to examine what the results mean for the future of the city.

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Infographic: Where D.C.'s Mayoral Candidates Got Their Money

Where did D.C.'s mayoral contenders get the cash to run their campaigns? We breakdown the numbers to see how much each candidate took in, where it came from and who gave it.

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Ward 2: Lessening Gridlock in Georgetown

What can alleviate Georgetown's traffic gridlock? Local officials are exploring everything from street cars to a gondola across the Potomac River.
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Ward 3: Can A Single Middle School's Successes Be Copied Across D.C.?

Alice Deal Middle School has been praised for its many successes. But can Deal's recipe for success be replicated elsewhere?
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Ward 7: Battle Over Mural Exposes Fault Lines Among Community Leaders

Residents in Ward 7 say a battle over a planned mural has exposed rifts between long-time residents and newer arrivals.
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Ward 5: Just How Dirty Is Ivy City's Air?

Many Ward 5 residents regard their part of town as the city's dumping ground, and research shows they have reason to be concerned about air quality.

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The Politics Hour - March 28, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood analyze the home stretch of D.C.'s upcoming Democratic primary. Then, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, pays a visit to the studio.

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Ward 8: Will Real Estate Heat Up On The East Side Of The River?

Some people are looking at the more than 1,000 vacant buildings in D.C., many in Ward 8, and how they can be utilized to address the city's growing problem in affordable housing.