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Upward D.C. homeless trend continues

A record number of children is staying at a District-run emergency shelter as local officials debate how to tackles the city's growing homeless population.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 08:37pm EST

Tags: Jim Graham, Marion Barry, D.C. General Shelter for Families, homelessness, Central Union Mission

D.C. Chamber of Commerce castigates Marion Barry

As promised, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce has responded to D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's caustic criticism of the organization and its leader, CEO Barbara Lang.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 03:11am EST

Tags: Marion Barry, D.C. Chamber of Commerce

Barry discloses sponsors of turkey giveaway

Although D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry is still not giving specifics of how his annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaway for needy residents was funded, he has released a list of sponsors for Tuesday's event.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 06:22pm EST

Tags: Marion Barry

Barry: Only 'liberal white folks' care about turkey funding

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry certainly isn't shy about making racial comments.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:19pm EST

Tags: Marion Barry, D.C. Council, Washington City Paper, WJLA

Marion Barry wins 3rd straight D.C. Council term

Marion Barry will continue to represent the District of Columbia's poorest ward on the D.C. Council.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 05:52am EST

Tags: Marion Barry, D.C. Council

Councilmembers' bill would slash D.C. speed camera fines

A proposal by three members of the D.C. Council would reduce speed camera fines in the District from the highest in the nation to a maximum of $50.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:55am EDT

Tags: Tommy Wells, Mary Cheh, Marion Barry, D.C. Council, speed cameras, D.C. Department of Transportation, mark segraves, Metropolitan Police Department

D.C. bar removes drink named for Marion Barry blunder

A Northeast D.C. bar was forced to remove a cocktail it named after a blunder by former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, called "Marion Berry's Dirty Asian Summer Punch."

Friday - 09/14/2012, 05:51pm EDT

Tags: Marion Barry, The Pug, Tony Tomeldon

Marion Barry: I misspoke when I said 'Polacks'

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he misspoke when he referred to the Polish community with a disparaging term.

Friday - 05/25/2012, 11:58am EDT

Tags: Marion Barry, D.C. Council

Barry requests meeting with Philippines ambassador

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he has requested a formal meeting with the Philippines ambassador after the former mayor criticized local hospitals for hiring Filipino nurses instead of District residents.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 12:16pm EDT

Tags: Philippines, Marion Barry, Jose Cuisia

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