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David Catania launches his mayoral bid. [LL, Post, TimesBlade]

Who’s next for U.S. Attorney Ron Machen? [LL]

Inside the explosion in homeless District families. [WCP]

Northwest Current withdraws its Vince Gray endorsement, Gray campaign withdraws its ads. [LLPost]

Michael Brown accused his treasurer of stealing his campaign money. Now the feds say he was right. [LLPost]

Post ed board accuses Gray of injecting race into State of the District address. [Post]

Virginia state senator who’s apparently never heard of Bob McDonnell mocks the District’s ethics problems. [Post]

Jack Evans gets a new rating from gay activist group. [Blade]

Greater Greater Washington endorses Tommy Wells. [GGW]

Jeff Thompson‘s guilty plea sways Post columnist. [Post]

Gray challengers talk scandal at candidate forum. [Post]

Court blocks ethics board’s pursuit of administrative judge. [Post]

Watch Catania’s new campaign video. [LL]

Gray was once “delighted” to hear from Thompson. [LL]

Small Height Act change wins congressional approval. [Housing Complex]