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Protesters support Oregon's Measure 92 Leading Off : • OR Ballot : In an unusual twist, post-election get-out-the-vote activity has played a role in a presumed-defeated ballot measure rising ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:58 PM PST with 33 Recommends
There's little I could add so I'll just post this: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/11/23/366059452/former-d-c-mayor-marion-barry-dies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Marion Barry, the ...
by Just Bob
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 12:52 AM PST with 5 Recommends
The conservative commentariat is ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Link here At a news conference after the meeting, Barry and several Asian American leaders sought to present a united front, saying that the dialogue is an important step toward defusing long-...
by ffour
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 05:35 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Marion Barry's racism against Asians has been already diaried by FDRDemocrat. This is what Barry had said We got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops.
by ffour
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 08:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Airing dirty laundry is never a pleasant thing. However a recent anti-Asian comment by Marion S. Barry, Jr., Councilman for Ward Eight of the City Council of the District of Columbia, must be ...
by FDRDemocrat
Comment Count 49 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 09:44 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In November of 1994, as voters across the nation were streaming to the polls to issue a verdict on Bill Clinton’s first term as President, voters in DC had a different proposition in front of them.
by BenjaminDisraeli
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed May 18, 2011 at 03:08 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
If you thought our international leaders and national politicians were corrupt and narcissistic, read about the Washington, D.C. government. These local rapscallions will have you hyperventilating ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 08, 2011 at 12:45 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Originally published on March 3, 2010 at Yo Mama For Obama Nobody, nowhere, does it better than Rachel Maddow of MSNBC nohow. Her outright intellect, her unwavering ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 03, 2010 at 08:28 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Yesterday, DC council voted 12-1 in favor of recognizing gay marriages from other states as legally binding in DC. Former mayor turned councilman Marion Barry was the sole dissenting vote. More ...
by Canatheist
Comment Count 195 comments on Wed May 06, 2009 at 06:56 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This morning, after lots of local press coverage on TV and radio in the DC area, the DC City Council again voted unanimously (this time 13-0) to recognize marriage equality. ...
by Doug in Virginia
Comment Count 93 comments on Tue May 05, 2009 at 08:37 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Prior to the upcoming "Potomac Primary" former DC mayor Marion Barry gives a coveted endorsement to Barack Obama: http://blog.washingtonpost.com/rawfisher/2008/02/potomac_primary_barry_endorses....
by Comte de Saint Germain
Comment Count 172 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2008 at 11:54 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by gatordem
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Oct 31, 2006 at 08:14 AM PST with 22 Recommends