Barack Obama says he’s in favor of D.C. statehood, but what will he be doing about it? [City DeskWashingtonianWAMUPost]

David Catania is the only councilmember who doesn’t sign on to pro-union letter, says he wanted more information on it. [Post]

Judge tosses lawsuit closed District schools. [Post]

Vince Gray has a new open records website. Give it a spin. [LL]

What it’s like being the District’s best friend in Congress. [City Desk]

Bad news for embassy haters in Kalorama. [Housing Complex]

Metro driver slashed with a knife in Tenleytown. [DCist]

Is it Meridian Hill Park or Malcolm X Park? You decide. [Popville]

Shipping container apartments go up near Catholic University. [Post]

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