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Elissa Silverman releases her tax returns as promised, challenges other candidates to do the same. [Post]

Fire trucks fail inspection. [Fox5]

Pat Mara has most cash to spend in homestretch. [Examiner]Fake Silverman twitter account leads to confrontation between candidate and activist. [@timcraigpost]

Pols enjoy Emancipation Day parade. [NBC4]

D.C. not prepared for Boston-like emergency, says former homeland security boss. [WTOP]

Race matters in D.C. politics. [Examiner]