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Is A Post-Election Concession Phone Call Needed? Etiquette Expert Says Yes

In the wake of his defeat on Tuesday, Mayor Vincent Gray has yet to call victor Muriel Bowser. Should he? One local etiquette columnist says it's "the right thing to do."
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The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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With Primary Over, D.C. Hopefuls Turn Eye To Next Election

The D.C. primary may be only two days old, but that's not stopping hopeful contenders from preparing for the next election.
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Your Turn

D.C.'s Democratic primary results are in. GM answers questions about a recall gone wrong on the Hill. The number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon tops 1 million. We'll talk about these and other stories making headlines and capturing your attention.

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Analysis: Breaking Down The D.C. Primary Results

Muriel Bowser bested incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night, and District reporter Patrick Madden breaks down what that means for politics in the nation's capital.

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The Other Races: Bonds, McDuffie And Mendelson Cruise To Victory

While the main stories of Tuesday's D.C. primary were the defeat of Mayor Vincent Gray and Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), a number of other races were also on the ballot yesterday.
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Brianne Nadeau Upsets Graham For Ward 1 Democratic Nod

Muriel Bowser's victory over incumbent mayoral candidate Vincent Gray was the headliner, but perhaps the biggest surprise from primary day was Brianne Nadeau upsetting Council member Jim Graham for the Democratic nomination in Ward 1.

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Gray Campaign Hangs Loss On Thompson Plea, Early Primary

Mayor Vincent Gray was defeated in his bid for reelection on Tuesday night, which members of his campaign are attributing to the charges brought against businessman Jeffrey Thompson just three weeks before the primary.

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Problems Plague Tallying Of Results On Night Of D.C. Primary

A number of technical glitches delayed the posting of full and accurate results of the D.C. primary on Tuesday, leaving voters frustrated and campaign workers unsure of where their candidates stood in relation to the competition.
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Bowser Defeats Gray In D.C. Democratic Primary

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser capitalized on the ongoing federal investigation into Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign to defeat him in Tuesday's Democratic primary.