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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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