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Behold the political courage of Phil Mendelson: “I will never pick sides against the candidacy of a colleague.” [Post]

Mendo to back referendum on budget autonomy that city’s lawyers think is kind of shaky [Post]

Mary Cheh wants 10 percent of parking meters reserved for the handicapped [Times]

Breaking down Michael Brown‘s campaign strategies [Examiner]

Council set to approve D.C. Chamber of Commerce CEO Barbara Lang to airports board [Post]

MPD gets new crime lab [NBC4]