Vincent Gray knew about 'shadow' campaign, prosecutors allege

Vincent Gray knew about 'shadow' campaign, prosecutors allege

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the corruption trial against Jeffrey Thompson said Mayor Vincent Gray knew of the illegal "shadow" campaign that helped him get elected in 2010.
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Washington Mayor Vincent Gray launches campaign for second term

Washington Mayor Vincent Gray launches campaign for second term

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray apologized for missteps during his 2010 campaign Saturday as he announced his bid for re-election.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Vincent Gray breezed to a mayoral victory in the District of Columbia Tuesday with only token write-in opposition, election results showed.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Challenger Vincent Gray took the early lead over Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty in the District of Columbia's Democratic primary Tuesday, results showed.
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Adrian Fenty, the mayor of the U.S. capital city, trailed his Democratic challenger by 13 points as early voting began 15 days in advance of Tuesday's primary.
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First gay couples marry in Washington

First gay couples marry in Washington

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- At least 15 same-sex couples were waiting Tuesday morning to pick up their marriage licenses in Washington and then hold their weddings.
More snow forecast for winter-weary states

More snow forecast for winter-weary states

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Large chunks of the United States were under weather alerts Monday with freezing rain, sleet and snow battering weather-weary states.
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Blizzard smothers East Coast

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Federal offices in Washington are set to open after being closed for four days due to record snowfall, officials said Thursday.

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WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Snow began falling in Washington late Friday, kicking off what was expected to be the worst December storm in years in the capital.

D.C. council approves same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The City Council in Washington voted 11-2 Tuesday to allow gay couples to marry in the District of Columbia.
D.C. trains collide, at least 6 dead

D.C. trains collide, at least 6 dead

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- One Metrorail commuter train rear-ended another in the Washington metro area Monday, killing at least six people, officials said.
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WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum guard died of wounds received in an exchange of gunfire with an elderly suspected white supremacist Wednesday, officials said.

Fenty seeks to eliminate D.C. holiday

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Four years after being signed into law, Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C., still surprises visitors who find city offices closed for the holiday.

Report: Washington failed slain sisters

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Washington social workers, teachers and police failed four sisters allegedly killed by their mother and left to decompose in her home, a report said Thursday.

Foreign countries pay $36K for Fenty trips

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty took $36,300 from foreign governments to pay for trips to China and the United Arab Emirates, the city's attorney general says.
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Adrian Fenty
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty takes a photo with a student at a walk to school event in Washington on August 24, 2010. Mayor Fenty, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and local D.C. school children walked from Lincoln Park to Maury Elementary School in an event to bring awareness to the importance of a safe and healthy lifestyles. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Adrian Malik Fenty (born December 6, 1970) became the fifth mayor of the District of Columbia on January 2, 2007. He is a national leader in urban education reform, having championed progressive strategies to fix the District's struggling public school system. He lost his re-election bid in the 2010 Democratic primary to Vincent C. Gray.

Fenty is the youngest person ever to hold the office of District of Columbia Mayor, winning election at age 35 and entering office at 36.

Fenty was raised in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Mount Pleasant. He graduated from Mackin Catholic High School in Washington, D.C. As a teenager he worked at Swenson's Ice Cream next to the Uptown Theatre.

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