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What’s in it for new mayoral hopeful Carol Schwartz? [LL]

Muriel Bowser leads in mayoral race fundraising. [LL, Post, Times, Washingtonian]

And wine bar owner Khalid Pitts leads in the at-large race. [LL]

Bryan Weaver won’t run in the Ward 1 race after all. [LL]

Did Bowser’s camp fake a reason to avoid a debate? [Post]

Police chief Cathy Lanier holds townhall on trans issues. [Blade]

Fatal shooting in Southeast Wednesday afternoon. [Post]

Post ed board welcomes Schwartz’s entry into the race. [Post]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery