A D.C. Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the District’s former mayor, to 12 months supervised probation after Barry pleaded guilty to assault and making threats in connection with an altercation at a Chinatown bank in January.Read full article >>
Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the city’s late mayor, will plead guilty in connection with a January incident in a Chinatown bank that helped derail his campaign for D.C. Council, court records show.Read full article >>
A heated D.C. Council debate Tuesday split legislators on the merits of a summer youth-jobs program, pioneered by former member Marion Barry, targeted for expansion into young adulthood by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D).Read full articl...
All of the candidates in the race for the late Marion Barry’s seat on the D.C. Council tried to convince voters that they were best suited to carry on the legacy of their beloved “mayor for life.”But one in particular appears to have harnessed the energy, passion and fears that define the city’s poorest ward and fed Barry’s popularity decade after decade.Read full article >>
Marion C. Barry, the son of the late mayor, finished a distant sixth. [ more › ]
D.C. voters began casting ballots Tuesday to complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the...Show More Summary
D.C. voters Tuesday will complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the District’s northern...Show More Summary
Twenty years ago, when Marion S. Barry Jr. ascended to the mayor’s office and left his D.C. Council seat vacant for the first time, the free-for-all to replace him was far from settled the night of the election. After the ballots were counted, Barry’s chosen successor led by a single vote.Read full article >>
The ghosts of mayors past and present are haunting every step of the District’s Ward 8 Council race.Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) showed up at a barbecue for LaRuby May ahead of a straw poll earlier this month; former mayor Vincent C. Gray...Show More Summary
In the news: Marion C. Barry is still in it, the Wizards ditch the wizard (in their logo), and more. [ more › ]
Marion C. Barry, son of the late D.C. Mayor and council member Marion S. Barry, dispelled rumors Wednesday that he was dropping out of the race for his father’s former council seat representing Ward 8.Read full article >>
“One of Kim Dickens’ kidneys helped keep Marion Barry alive in 2008. But the late Ward 8 councilmember’s estate isn’t eager to return the favor, according to a new lawsuit filed against Dickens by widow Cora Masters Barry.” The suitShow More Summary
Cora Masters Barry, late wife of former Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry, isn't happy with the woman who donated a kidney to her husband in 2009 using his name to promote organ donation, according to the Washington Post City Pape...
In the news: Marion Barry's estate sues woman who gave him a kidney, streetcar rails are already undergoing repair, and more. [ more › ]
THE MARION BARRY DEFENSE: Rolling Stone publisher: U.Va. accuser an ‘expert fabulist storyteller.’
ROBBY SOAVE: Columbia’s UVA Rape Report: Jackie Lied. End of Story? No one was fired from Rolling Stone. Not even Erdely. Basically, the Marion Barry defense.
End-of-day news: Sinkhole in Arlington swallows dog, Bowser unveils Marion Barry memorial committee, and more. [ more › ]
Maybe Marion Barry is rolling in his grave now that marijuana is legal in the District.
All in favor of Marion Barry University, say, “Yea!” “Marion Barry is an individual who should be properly honored, but also should be studied, should be researched,” Orange told the Washington Post. “For the District of Columbia, this guy really had a major footprint in the city. On the heels of President Obama proposing the idea of providing two-years of Keep Reading ?
Marion S. Barry, Jr. University of the District of Columbia, could be a thing. [ more › ]