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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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Sulaimon Brown To Testify At D.C. Council Today

Former D.C. mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown will testify publicly for the first time about the allegations he was paid and promised a job by the campaign of Mayor Vincent Gray for his help during the race. The hearing is scheduled for today at 1 p.m.

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WaPo's Bob McCartney: Va. To Get A Break On BRAC

WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews Washington Post Metro columnist Robert McCartney on the BRAC moves expected to affect military installations in the region and the plans to redistrict D.C.

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At-large Race: Vincent Orange Returns To D.C. Council

A familiar face is returning to the D.C. Council. Vincent Orange, a former Ward 5 council member, edged out eight other candidates in yesterday's special election for an at-large D.C. Council seat, according to the election counts from Tuesday night.

The D.C. elections board now has ten days to count absentee and provisional ballots and certify the results.

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D.C. Council Struggling To Subpoena Sulaimon Brown

The allegations made by Sulaimon Brown, the former D.C. mayoral candidate who claims he was paid and promised a job by the campaign of Mayor Vince Gray, have prompted several outside probes.

The D.C. Council also wants to hear Brown's side of the story. There's just one problem: they haven't been able to track him down.

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Nine Candidates Running In Today's Special Election For D.C. Council

Voters in the District head to the polls Tuesday to select an at-large member for the D.C. Council.

It's a crowded race that political observers say is still wide open. Nine candidates are on the ballot to fill Council Chairman Kwame Brown's old seat.

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Voters Head to Polls Tuesday In Crowded Race For D.C. Council Seat

Tomorrow, voters in D.C. will head to the polls to cast a ballot in a special election for the D.C. Council. The race to fill Council Chairman Kwame Brown’s former at-large seat has drawn a crowded field -- a handful of Democrats are running, as well as a Republican, an Independent, and a D.C. Statehood Green candidate.

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For Some, Emancipation Day Equals One More Day Of Tax Procrastination

Among all the other perks of the city holiday that is D.C.'s Emancipation Day -- no parking meters! school is closed! -- there's one that a much larger audience is sure to appreciate: the extension of the 2011 Internal Revenue Service tax deadline.

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Meet The Candidates In The At-Large Council Race

On April 26, District voters will head back to the polls to elect an at-large D.C. Council member for the seat vacated by Council member Kwame Brown, who is now council chair. Sekou Biddle is currently holding the seat in the interim.

We got video of some of the candidates when they came in to talk platforms, politics and other District issues with WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi recently. The rest of the candidates seeking the seat will have their turns in Nnamdi's studio Friday.

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