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Anita Bonds Wins D.C. Special Election, Budget Referendum Passes

In a crowded field to fill the at-large seat on the D.C. Council, Democrat Anita Bonds carried the day with nearly a third of votes.

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Life After D.C.'s Special Election - What's Next?

We explore how Tuesday's special election in the District is likely to shape the dynamics of the D.C. Council and the challenges facing the city.

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D.C. Voters Head To Polls Today For Special Election

There is a special election in the District on Tuesday, as voters weigh in on who they want for a new at-large council member as well as deciding on a referendum calling for greater budget autonomy.

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Republican Patrick Mara Leads D.C. Council Candidates In Fundraising

The special election for D.C.'s vacant at-large council seat is just a week away, and Republican Patrick Mara leads the field both in money raised and money left in the coffers.

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Candidates For D.C. Council Face Final Hurdle In Finance Reports

The special election to fill the at-large seat on the D.C. Council is next Monday, and candidates a week from today to file final campaign finance reports.

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Bonds, Perry Say Race Matters In D.C. Election

Anita Bonds and Perry Redd, African-American candidates for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council, said the racial makeup of the city should be a factor when electing local leaders.

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Video Recap: At-Large D.C. Council Debate

Candidates in the race for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council debated ethics and gentrification in a special forum Monday on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. 

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The Politics Hour

D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Chief Kenneth Ellerbe and Prince George's County School Board Chair Verjeana Jacobs join Kojo in the studio.

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D.C. Council Candidate Pat Mara Denies Lobbying For Exxon Mobil

Patrick Mara, who just won the DC Sierra Club endorsement for the at-large seat on the D.C. Council, disputes a congressional lobbying record that lists him as a paid lobbyist for Exxon Mobil.

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D.C. Council Member Muriel Bowser To Run For Mayor

"I hear your desires to move forward, and so today, I announce that I will run for the next mayor of the District of Columbia," said Council member Muriel Bowser.

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