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Mayor Bowser Says She Feels ‘Anxiety’ Over Crime in DC – NBC4 Washington

Mayor Muriel Bowser said she feels more anxious about violent crime now than she did in the 90s when the District was considered the “murder capital.” She shared this feeling at a crime summit with the community and advisory neighborhood commissioners over the weekend. When speaking to reporters about the comment on Tuesday, Bowser said, […]

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Mayor Bowser vetoes controversial new criminal code

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks with FOX 5 as she begins 3rd term D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke with FOX 5 about the challenges the District is facing as she begins her third consecutive term in office. WASHINGTON – Mayor Muriel Bowser has vetoed a massive overhaul of the District’s criminal code, according to a […]

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DC Holds Swearing-In Ceremony for Elected Officials – NBC4 Washington

The D.C. Council held its swearing-in ceremony for the Mayor, Chairman, members of the Council and the attorney general on the first Monday morning of the new year. The ceremony, which was open to the public, took place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW around 9:30 a.m.  D.C. […]

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DC mayor told Jan. 6 panel failures resulted from belief far-right extremists were ‘friendly’ to police

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) testified to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol that a belief that far-right extremists and rioters would be “friendly” to law enforcement that day caused “intelligence failures.” “People thought they were friendly to law enforcement and that they loved their country,” […]

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DC Mayor Requests National Guard’s Help for US-Africa Leaders Summit – NBC4 Washington

President Joe Biden has approved a request from Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for the National Guard’s assistance during next week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The National Guard troops will not be armed and will primarily help with traffic. DC @MayorBowser has requested National Guard assistance next week for Africa Leaders Summit. The request has been […]

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Mayor Muriel Bowser plans for a rare third term leading Washington, D.C.

Bowser on Tuesday night. Photo: Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post via Getty Images As she prepares for a rare third term, Mayor Muriel Bowser stares down the potential for a more combative D.C. Council and renewed Republican interference in local rule. But she does not plan big adjustments to her staid governing strategy even as she […]

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WATCH: DC mayor says her city cannot handle migrants because ‘we’re not Texas’

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser says her city does not have the “infrastructure” to handle the sudden influx of immigration because it is not a “border town” or state. The Democratic mayor addressed the recent buses of immigrants that went from Texas to the Naval Observatory, the home of Vice President Kamala Harris, on an […]

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