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There is something ironic about the fact that Trump supporters, a voter bloc that seized on economic victimhood, celebrated last night’s GOP victory here in the District in the opulent Trump International Hotel.


  • See your local race results. [WTOP]

  • Former MayorVincent Gray wins election to D.C. Council in Ward 7. [WJLA, WUSA]

  • If you got free food for voting, it was probably illegal. [Washingtonian]

  • Freshman Virginia GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock holds on. [AP]

  • Crowds displayed many emotions outside the White House last night. [Fox5, Post]

  • D.C. trash inspectors dig through your garbage to identify waste law violators. [WUSA]

  • A fire broke out in Dupont Circle yesterday. Smoke filled the air. [Fox5, Borderstan]

  • A woman was found dead and with multiple stab wounds. [Post, WJLA]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Smooth election day in the D.C. area. [Post, Post]

  • More on Councilmember Elissa Silverman‘s vacant properties bill. [WBJ]

  • District government employees do the “Mannequin Challenge.” [DCist]

  • Trans man unhappy with insurer coverage files complaint with city. [Blade]

  • Learn a whole lot about the Housing Production Trust Fund. [GGW]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The fourth annual District Improv Festival kicks off tonight. [DCist]

  • Read our interview with Henry Rollins. [WCP]

  • We’re just going to leave this song right here. [WCP]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Chef José Andrés pens a meaningful story about immigration. [Eater]

  • Get a first look into Van Ness’ Soapstone Market. [Washingtonian]

  • D.C. bars that are best suited for cold weather. [DC Refined]

  • Fairfax County votes no on a meal tax that would have benefitted schools. [WBJ]

  • Here’s an 8,273ft sushi roll created in California. [Thrillist]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

Housing Complex links will return next Friday.