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It’s The Best Of The Alan Colmes Show! We’ll have interviews with Mayor Marion Barry, filmmaker John Waters, Pat Boone, Lynne Cheney and Dr. Raymond Moody

Marion Barry’s Accident Exposes An Alarming Driving Record, Possible Corruption

Marion Barry was in a minor car accident that exposed the former D.C. mayor’s troubling driving record: 21 outstanding traffic fines totally $2824. Councilman Barry told police that he got into the accident because he suffered from a diabetic hypoglycemic attack while driving, but now it may be more important to explain how he could

Thirty-five years of summer jobs

  Today is the last day of this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program and a milestone of sorts: the 35th anniversary of the summer jobs initiative that was started by then-Mayor Marion Barry in 1979 and became a fixture of what it means to grow up in D.C. The program has been a bright spot for […]

Marion Barry Berates D.C. Reporter: ‘You Don’t Know a Damn Thing About Washington’

A reporter for Fox owned Washington D.C. station WTTG got lectured by former mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry, who told Emily Miller “you don’t know a damn thing about Washington” when she confronted Barry about unpaidShow More Summary

Marion Barry to Reporter: 'You Don’t Know a Damn Thing About Washington DC'

Former Washington, D.C. Mayor and current City Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) told a reporter asking him about his unpaid parking tickets “you don’t know a damn thing about Washington D.C.” The video from DC’s Fox 5 shows Barry...Show More Summary

Morning Roundup: Stay Positive Edition

In the news: Marion Barry retracts tweet about D.C. police, the $12,000 a month apartment and more. [ more › ]

From $2,848 To $0: Marion Barry's Tickets Paid Off After Reduction

Barry's fines were reduced by $1,045 during adjudication leaving him with a $1,779 bill. [ more › ]

Marion Barry Somehow Owes D.C. $2,800 In Traffic Tickets

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Former Washington D.C. mayor, current D.C. city council member and current Mayor For Life Marion Barry is in some hot water with the government of the city he represents over a couple unpaid parking and speeding citations. And by "a couple," I mean "almost $3,000 worth." Read more...

Why didn’t Marion Barry get the boot?

If you or I had racked up 21 parking or speeding tickets totaling $2,824 in fines over the course of two years, rest assured our vehicles would have long since been booted, towed and impounded. And yet D.C. Council member Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) was able to drive under those circumstances up until he crashed his Jaguar […]

Morning Roundup: Gorgeous Sunset Edition

In the news: The mystery of Andrea Tatum's murder, Marion Barry accuses MPD of colluding with the media, and more. [ more › ]

The saga of Marion Barry and his Jaguars continues

Nine years ago, Marion Barry was asked in a Washington Post Q&A about the best car he’d ever had. “Jaguar,” Barry replied, even though he was driving a Mercedes-Benz at the time. Since then, Barry has returned to his favorite luxury marque, and controversy has invariably followed. When he found himself in a traffic mishap […]

Morning Roundup: Bad Guys Edition

In the news: Marion Barry cited after crash, "The Wire" actor stabbed, and more. [ more › ]

Watch Stephen A. Smith Mansplain Domestic Violence 

Marion Barry told me in a recent interview that when you realize you're in a hole to stop digging.

Marion Barry Says Rob Ford Is 'Making A Fool Of Himself'

They may have both been caught up in crack-smoking scandals, but former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry thinks Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is way worse than he is. "He’s not connected to me," Barry told Slate's Dave Weigel in a podcast interview published Tuesday. Show More Summary

Marion Barry Doesn’t Want To Tax Your Yogurt

Last week, in between talking reparations and singing a few bars of T-Bone Walker’s Stormy Monday, 78 year old Marion Barry offered up his thoughts about yogurt: Yogurt is more healthy than a lot of things. As is cottage cheese. The best kind of yogurt is organic, without all these fillers and stuff. And he [...]

Marion Barry vs. Rob Ford -- Crack Mayor Face-Off

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

They are the founding members of a very exclusive fraternity, but we had settle it once and for all … who is the better crack mayor: Marion Barry or Rob Ford? After those two, filling out our crack mayor Mount Rushmore proved difficult, so we…

Marion Barry -- Rob Ford 'Can't Match My Record'

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry says Toronto mayor Rob Ford can't hold a candle to him --  problem is... we can't tell if he's talking about political accomplishments or drug use. Our photog got Barry out in downtown Washington D.C. Tuesday…

On Taxing ‘Yogurt’ with Former DC Mayor Marion Barry, Jr.

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

WJLA’s Holmes interviewing Barry; Roll Call’s Tom Williams photographing. Friday night at LOOK, the restaurant’s Supper Club, Michael Kosmides and Janet Donovan‘s Hollywood on the Potomac hosted an on-the-record dinner with Marion Barry,...Show More Summary

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