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Nine Democrats Submit Petitions For D.C. Mayoral Run

The fight among Democrats who want to be D.C.'s next mayor is looking to be an intense — and crowded — affair, with nine candidates having submitted the necessary number of signatures on nominating petitions by yesterday's deadline.
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The Politics Hour - Jan. 3, 2014

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

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New Year Marks Start Of Election Season In D.C., Maryland

Plenty of hopeful candidates in D.C. and Maryland are hoping to keep at least 2014 resolution: emerge victorious in the elections scheduled throughout the year.
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Signature Deadline Looms For D.C. Mayoral Candidates

It's a crowded field running for D.C. Mayor in 2014, but before candidates can begin sparring over the Democratic primary, they have 2,000 signatures to collect.

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The Politics Hour - Dec. 13, 2013

D.C. Council Member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about his decision to run for reelection.

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D.C. Legislators Running For Mayor Exploit Loophole They Voted To Close

D.C. legislators who are running for mayor recently voted to close a loophole that allows individuals and businesses to donate money through multiple entities, but that doesn't mean they're not taking that money now.
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Evans First D.C. Mayoral Contender To Pass $1 Million Mark

D.C. Council member Jack Evans is the first of the crowded field of contenders to raise more than $1 million, but he's also spending the money quickly.
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Graham Announces Ward 1 Re-Election Bid

D.C. Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) announced today that he will run for a fifth term.
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The Politics Hour - Dec. 6, 2013

Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart (R) and D.C. Council Member Vincent Orange join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Catania To Explore Independent Mayoral Run

Yet another D.C. Council member is thinking about running for mayor, but this time as an independent vying in November's general election.