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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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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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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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The Politics Hour

The Nats are in the playoffs, and the Politics Hour crew is kicking it into overdrive.

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Wells Proposes Online Voter Registration For D.C.

D.C. residents could be allowed to register to vote, change their official voting addresses and even switch political parties online under a proposal from D.C. Council member Tommy Wells.

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Michael Brown Wants Publicly Financed Council Races

One D.C. Council member is calling on the city to examine publicly financed campaigns after some recent trouble with his own campaign accounts.

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D.C. Council Member Michael Brown Addresses Missing Campaign Funds

D.C. Council member Michael Brown explained reports that a member of his campaign had embezzled his campaign funds. That former campaign member is now firing back.

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Michael Brown On D.C. Ballot Despite Petition Challenges

Incumbent at-large D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown will be on the ballot in November, as the Board of Elections reviewed two challenges and ruled that he met the petition requirement by less than 200 signatures.

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D.C. Corporate Contributions Petition Won't Be On November Ballot

The group trying to put a proposal banning corporate contributions to D.C. political campaigns on the November ballot will have to wait; with a four-week extension to re-examine some signatures, they won't make the ballot deadline.

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November Fireworks Expected For D.C. Council At-Large Race

The race between independent candidates Michael Brown and David Grosso for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council will be one to watch, provided Brown can circumvent a challenge to getting on the ballot.

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D.C. Corporate Contributions Petitioners: Elections Board's Math Was Wrong

Organizers behind the ballot initiative to ban corporate campaign contributions to D.C.'s local politicians will go before a judge today to argue that 3,000 signatures were wrongly discounted due to a mathematical error. 

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Complaint Questions Payments To Gray Campaign Treasurer

A complaint filed last week is asking for a probe of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign and questioning why his campaign treasurer was paid more than $100,000.

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Council Member Phil Mendelson Gets Vote For D.C. Council Chair

D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson will serve as the council's interim chair until November. 

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