LL has obtained a copy of a summary of the hotly contested David Catania campaign-sponsored poll, and it’s a doozy. While much is still unclear about the poll, including the questions and the demographics of the respondents, the numbers suggest a far more competitive mayor’s race has developed since Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser won April’s Democratic primary.
A sixth-grade teacher in Washington will apologize to students for asking them to draw comparisons between former President George W. Bush and Adolph Hitler. D.C. Public Schools says the McKinley Middle School teacher sent students home with a Venn diagram asking them to compare and contrast Hitler and Bush, with instructions that said, “both men abused their powers.”
The D.C. police are asking the public’s help after a woman was assaulted in Northwest on Sunday. The police say the woman was near Oliver Street and Western Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. when a man approached her with a knife. They say he tried to take off the woman’s clothes, but was unsuccessful. The woman ran away.