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If D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Council Member Yvette Alexander have anything to do with it, voters will look past accusations that he was aware of and participated in a shadow campaign to get him elected in 2010.
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Not only does the gender wage gap have real staying power, but it's alive and kicking in all 50 states.
A federal report released this week shows Colorado's health insurance marketplace was fourth-highest among the 15 state-run exchanges in private-insurance enrollments.
States that embraced the Affordable Care Act and created health care exchanges were supposed to lead the way in enrolling their residents in health insurance, but some of them are responsible for the federal government falling behind in its projections.
An annual study on public schools says North Caroilna still remains near the bottom when it comes to teacher pay.
Knight last year offered to donate $500 million toward cancer research at OHSU if the Portland school can raise an equal amount by Feb. 4, 2016.
Update: Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Wednesday afternoon that Oregon, too, will allocate enough energy-assistance dollars to avoid food stamp cuts under the farm bill.
Child care providers who receive federal support would have to undergo criminal background checks, know first aid and CPR and get other medical training under a bill moving forward in the Senate.
The campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has been indicted on charges of stealing $115,000 from a campaign account.
District of Columbia Councilmember David Catania is filing paperwork to run for mayor as an independent in the midst of a fundraising scandal involving Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign.
Law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is expected to announce that it has hired Washington, D.C.-based Bingham energy partner Mark Williams, tax partner Daniel Nelson and investment management partner Gerald "Jerry" Kehoe in Boston, and corporate of counsel Ann Chamberlain in New York.
No one disputes that a retired high school librarian and an auto mechanic bonded over discussions of ghastly fetishes: abducting, raping and killing women and girls.
A lawyer for a group of detainees at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay Cuba is accusing the military of torture.
For most of Vincent Gray's three-plus years as District of Columbia mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign.
District of Columbia Mayor Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city's voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the nation's capital.