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Mendelson Backs Bonds, McDuffie for At-Large, Racine Picks Silverman

Introducing WCP’s endorsements tracker! Check back until Election Day on Nov. 8 for an updated list.

For even the most devoted D.C. politics junkie, it can be difficult to keep up with each and every campaign endorsement. And while voters probably shouldn’t entirely rely on what any single person or group suggests, endorsements can be useful barometers for where a candidate’s priorities lie. So this year, City Paper will periodically publish…

Dysfunction and Internal Turmoil Reign As DCHA Increases Rent Ceiling

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s allies win again as the DCHA board of commissioners OK’s a rent threshold at 187 percent of HUD’s fair market value.

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s allies win again as the D.C. Housing Authority board of commissioners OK’s a rent threshold at 187 percent of HUD’s fair market value.

Undocumented Residents Could Vote and Vote-By-Mail Would Become Permanent Under Recently Approved Bills

The Council’s judiciary committee also approved legislation that bars courts from considering race, gender, and other protected identities in wrongful death damages.

The D.C. Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety approved a handful of long-anticipated bills yesterday, including one that will allow undocumented immigrants to vote in local elections and another that makes permanent the mail-in voting system the Board of Elections implemented during the pandemic. All five bills passed the four-member committee unanimously and…

Racine Bashes McDuffie for Raising Cash from a Developer ‘At the Center of Displacement’

The AG is leaving office, but he isn’t doing so quietly, taking some last shots at Geoff Griffis on the way out the door.

To say that Attorney General Karl Racine and developer Geoff Griffis don’t much care for each other is an understatement. The pair spent years tangling in court, in a case that ultimately cost Griffis the chance to redevelop a prime property above the Congress Heights Metro station. But this litigation got a bit uglier than…


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