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Evans Endorses Cropp
Associated Press
June 19, 2006

Linda Cropp's campaign for mayor now has the backing of Councilman Jack Evans. The Ward Two Democrat calls Cropp a "strong leader" who used her position as Council chairwoman to bring the other members together. Read more

Stein Dems Back Cropp
GLBT Democratic club endorses candidate for DC mayor
by Will O'Bryan
June 15, 2006

Linda Cropp Announces Policy Platform to Build On Our Progress and Invest in the People of The Distric of Columbia
June 14, 2006

WASHINGTON – Linda Cropp announced her policy platform today, releasing an ambitious and detailed plan to improve the lives of people in the District of Columbia . Her proposal addresses needs in education, affordable housing, public safety, workforce development, healthcare and other issues dealing with livability in the District. Read more

It's Official: Williams Endorses Cropp
By Lori Montgomery and Yolanda Woodlee
Washington Post Staff Writers
Wednesday, May 17, 2006; Page B04

D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams endorsed Linda W. Cropp yesterday to replace
him as mayor of the nation's capital, assuring business leaders, homeowners
and other beneficiaries of the city's economic revival that the council
chairman is best equipped to carry on Williams's legacy of fiscal stability
and prosperity.
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City Council Head Hopes to Become City's Captain
by Coral Davenport
American Observer
April 19, 2006

Cropp has emerged as the candidate to beat. ...Through the years, Cropp has
earned a reputation as a master negotiator and a straight shooter - a
"velvet hammer" with "a great capacity to cut through the crap."
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Cropp Easily Wins In Ward 6 Polling
By Yolanda Woodlee
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, March 31, 2006; Page B09

Mayoral candidate Linda W. Cropp handily defeated her four major Democratic
opponents in a straw poll of about 200 Ward 6 voters last night.
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Chair Apparent: Linda Cropp's Mayoral Quest
Interview by Sean Bugg
Metro Weekly
Published on 03/23/2006

CROPP: I believe my best skill is having a vision and being able to bring a
diverse group of people together to make something happen. I tell you, you
don't have any more diversity than the representatives on the Council. And
strong-willed people, too. You know, we don't have too many shrinking
violets on this Council. [Laughs.] Bringing this diverse group of people
together in order to move forward has been good for the city.
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