D.C. Political Roundup

Wright, James
November 2013
Washington Informer;11/14/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p5
The article offers Washington, D.C political news briefs as of November 2013 including the release of an online survey by the advocacy group Stand Up! for Democracy in D.C. Coalition and the support by council member Jack Evans and Reta Jo Lewis to the organization Friends of McMillan Park.


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