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By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams endorsed city council Chairman Linda Cropp on Tuesday as the mayoral candidate best positioned to carry forward his legacy of rebuilding the city.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reversing course, the Washington, D.C., city council early on Wednesday approved a new stadium lease with Major League Baseball that caps the city's project costs at $610.8 million, easing a threat that the Washington Nationals could move elsewhere.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's city council was poised to demand a $300 million construction cost cap for a new baseball stadium on Tuesday, delaying a vote on a crucial lease agreement for the project until the cap could be considered.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, now a city council member, is under investigation for failing to pay income tax, local media reported on Tuesday.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams has bowed out of the race for re-election, but insists he has not crippled an ambitious agenda for his final 15 months in office.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams, who presided over the city's journey from urban blight to fiscal prosperity, said on Thursday he will not seek a third term, throwing next year's election wide open.
WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia Council approved financing a ballpark for the Washington-bound Expos after voting Tuesday to cap funding at $630 million. The council approved the plan 6-4 with three members, including Chair Linda W. Cropp, voting present.
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