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Ward 4: Columbia Heights Residents Push Back Against Displacement — And Win

After years of fighting, a group of low-income Latino residents in Columbia Heights made the difficult transition from renting to owning.
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Can The Success Of D.C.'s Best Middle Schools Be Replicated?

Mayoral contender and D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser said she wants to replicate the educational successes of Alice Deal Middle School. But does the school really offer a model for the whole city?

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Bonds Ahead In At-Large D.C. Council Race

A poll commissioned by WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi Show and the Washington City Paper finds D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large) cruising to re-election this year.

The Kojo Nnamdi/Washington City Paper 2014 Democratic Primary Poll

A new poll sponsored by The Kojo Nnamdi Show and Washington City Paper has some interesting insights into District politics in the weeks before the election.
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Poll Finds Residents Split On D.C. United Stadium, Cynical On Corruption

D.C. residents are split on whether the city should help pay for a new D.C. United stadium, say that corruption is deeply entrenched in the city's political system and would support the full legalization of marijuana.
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With One Week Until Primary, New Poll Confirms That Gray And Bowser Are Tied

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser is enjoying a wave of momentum in her fight to unseat Mayor Vincent Gray, who has been stung by an ongoing federal investigation into his 2010 campaign.
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With One Week Until Primary, Gray Has Most Money In The Bank

With a week to go until primary day, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray enters the final stretch with a cash advantage over his opponents. 
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Be My Friend? D.C. Campaigns Take To Advertising On Social Media

More D.C. mayoral campaigns are paying for ads on social media than ever before, using tools like Facebook and Google as a means to reach new voters.
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Get Out The Vote: 13 Early Voting Centers Open Across D.C.

Those who hope to cast an early ballot in this year's Democratic primary in D.C. may have an easier time avoiding lines thanks to a website that tracks wait times.

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With Primary On The Horizon, New Poll Finds Gray and Bowser Neck And Neck

A new poll commissioned by WAMU's the Kojo Nnamdi Show and the Washington City Paper finds Mayor Vincent Gray and Council member Muriel Bowser tied at 27 percent.