Lowering the Bargain: Norton stepped off the moral high ground, but other elected officials wouldn't follow. Credit: Darrow Montgomery

Eleanor Holmes Norton pitches eliminating 30-day congressional review period. [WAMU]

Anita Bonds-backed property tax breaks for seniors pass first vote. [LLPost]

Marion Barry to meet with candidates courting his endorsement—-but not Andy Shallal. [LL]

Jim Graham no fan of rats. [LL]

Jack Evans tries to redirect money away from Howard Town Center. [Housing Complex]

“Living wage” for city contractors finally gets an increase. [Post]

Council approves undergrounding plan. [NBC 4]

Another D.C. United Stadium deadline blown. [Housing Complex]

Surprise: 2010 Gray supporter says councilmembers running for mayor are out of hand. [Huffington Post]

D.C. real estate investment numbers dropped in 2013. [WBJ]

Driver braves freezing temperatures to help the homeless. [Housing Complex]

New Metro cars are more in line with transportation recommendations. [WAMU]

Photo by Darrow Montgomery