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Marijuana group turns in 58,000 petitions to put legalization on the ballot. [PostWashingtonian, DCist]

Ex-FCC attorney Edward “Smitty” Smith will run for attorney general. [LL, Post]

Tony Williams turns out for Muriel Bowser at the Palisades Parade. [LL]

Former Gertrude Stein Club president Lateefah Williams says she’ll run for attorney general if she meets the qualifications. But the elections board won’t tell her if she does until she collects signatures. [Blade]

The Ward 6 member of the State Board of Education won’t run for re-election. [Post]

After health exchange launch, some D.C. insurance brokers still haven’t been paid. [Post]

LL nominates Michael A. Brown and Harry Thomas Jr. as some of America’s worst politicians. [LL]

Baltimore Sun declares pot-hating Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) a “preening pest.” [Sun]

DDOT will trade out “zebras” on Pennsylvania Ave. for thicker obstacles in fight to prevent illegal U-turns. [WAMU]

Neighbors sue over alleged damage from pop-up. [Post]

Lawyers backing budget autonomy appeal bring research to support their claims. [Post]

Contractors attend St. Elizabeths Department of Homeland Security conference, despite worries about project’s future. [WBJ]

It’s hard to imagine that neighbors of St. Elizabeths will shed many tears over the loss of the headquarters.” [Housing Complex]

Marijuana photo by Shutterstock