Muriel Bowser wants the D.C. Council to hold off on approving nominees by Vince Gray, even though he’s still the mayor. [Post]

Politicians consider running for Bowser’s Ward 4 seat. [LL]

Some ANC races are too close to call. [WAMU]

How much did name confusion help Michael D. Brown in the at-large Council race? [LL]

Preservationists have concerns about a building…until they get some cash. [Housing Complex]

Post ed board tells Congress to back off on pot. [Post]

Vincent Orange and Marion Barry get in some screen time. [City Desk]

A week of Bowser photos. [Times]

“D.C. voters might have cared about race, but they did not seem to care about marital status.” [Times]

LivingSocial lays off a fifth of its workforce. [City Desk]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery