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 › ]
The special election to fill Marion Barry's and Muriel Bowser's Council Seats is on April 28. It's going to be a crowded election. [ more › ]
Marion Christopher Barry is suspected of threatening a bank teller at a Washington, D.C., PNC Bank branch before destroying a security camera, police say, the Washington Post reports.
End-of-day news: Marion Barry's son reported loses it at a bank, where you can buy Charlie Hebdo in D.C., and more. [ more › ]
(Steven Hayward) I have a good conservative friend who has lived in Washington, DC most of his adult life, where he is a registered Democrat, so that he could vote for Marion Barry in Democratic primaries, on the theory that “if youShow More Summary
The only son of Marion Barry is seeking his late father's seat on the D.C. City Council.
(WASHINGTON) — The only son of Marion Barry, a onetime popular mayor of the nation’s capital who died last year, is seeking his late father’s seat on the D.C. Council. Marion Christopher Barry, 34, picked up nominating petitions Monday at the District of Columbia Board of Elections. His father died last November at age 78.…
End-of-day news: Council chairman will send pot legalization bill to Congress, Marion Barry's son considering run for Ward 8 seat, and more. [ more › ]