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February 2, 2012 at 2:24 pm

Orange Proposes Term Limits, Jobs Czar and Strip Club Moratorium

On September 20, At-large Councilmember and Ward 5 resident Vincent Orange introduced a bundle of bills to the D.C. Council. Mr. Orange said the theme of his proposed legislation was “a fresh start and a new deal.” [+] Read More

February 2, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Why DC needs a full-time council

The District can no longer afford to have a part-time council. The cost and the burden are just too high. [+] Read More

January 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Ward 5 ponders political life after Thomas

Dozens of activists, officials and community leaders packed into the basement of Israel Baptist Church on Monday night to start figuring out what will come next for Ward 5, left without D.C. Council representation after Thomas resigned Thursday night, hours before he pleaded guilty to federal felony charges. [+] Read More

December 1, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Vincent Orange orders all D.C. agency heads to attend hearing

If you run a District government agency, you have plans for next Thursday: You will be sitting in the John A. Wilson Building answering questions from D.C. Council member Vincent Orange (D-At Large). [+] Read More

May 11, 2011 at 11:30 am

Persistence is a virtue, it turns out: Vincent Orange is a D.C. Council member once again

Persistence is a virtue, it turns out: Vincent Orange is a D.C. Council member once again. At his swearing-in Tuesday in a packed D.C. Council chamber, the former two-term member from Ward 5 credited “divine intervention” for his return to legislative power. [+] Read More

May 10, 2011 at 8:08 pm

Orange rejoins D.C. Council; grateful for his ‘resurrection’

When the D.C. Democratic State Committee passed him over to temporarily fill a vacant at-large spot on the D.C. Council in January, Vincent B. Orange tuned his ear to the next Sunday’s sermon. His pastor’s theme, he said, was “get up one more time.” “My wife said, ‘I think he was talking to you,’ ” said Mr. Orange, who regrouped to win an April 26 special election for the seat. Mr. Orange, who served as a council member from Ward 5 from 1999 to 2007, celebrated his return to public service before a packed council chamber Tuesday afternoon. [+] Read More

April 26, 2011 at 11:58 pm

Vincent Orange wins D.C. Council At-Large election

Vincent Orange will return to the D.C. Council after a five-year absence after narrowly defeating Republican Patrick Mara for the At-Large seat once occupied by Council Chair Kwame Brown. [+] Read More

April 26, 2011 at 11:17 pm

Vincent Orange Wins DC Council At-Large Seat

He captured 28 percent of the vote in Tuesday's special election. [+] Read More

March 19, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Vincent Orange - The Voter’s Choice in Ward 8

Today, the Ward 8 Democrats overwhelmingly endorsed Vincent Orange as their next At-Large representative on the DC Council. With over 200 democrats in attendance at the Ward 8 Democrats Endorsement Vote, Vincent Orange secured 87% of the votes tallied. [+] Read More

March 18, 2011 at 1:33 am

Jacque Patterson endorses Vincent Orange

Jacque Patterson, President of the Ward 8 Democrats and former candidate for DC City Council At-Large, issues the following statement regarding his endorsement of candidate Vincent Orange. [+] Read More

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News Coverage

Vincent Orange victory party for At-Large DC Council election of April 26, 2011

YouTube, Video by Franklin Garcia 5/4/11

Vincent Orange Wins DC Council At-Large Seat 4/29/11

Vincent Orange wins D.C. Council At-Large election 4/29/11

AFL-CIO backs Orange in at-large race

The Washington Post 3/29/11

Orange Roll

Washington City Paper, Loose Lips blog 3/21/11

Everything is Coming Up Orange

Washington City Paper, Loose Lips blog 3/21/11

Orange rolls into high gear with campaign kick-off

The Georgetown Dish 3/20/11

Orange Crushes in Contributions, Cash-on-Hand

Four26 3/11/11

Orange Crushes in Contributions

DCist 3/11/11

AFSCME endorses Vincent Orange in council race

The Washington Post 3/4/11

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The Orange Vision

Vincent's vision for Washington, DC, is that of a world-class city operating at its fullest potential. An extremely vibrant city that continues to beckon individuals, couples and families to live in, visit and experience its culture, arts, restaurants, retail, entertainment, sports venues, neighborhoods and tourism. More

Get to Know Vincent

Vincent OrangeAs an attorney and certifiedpublic accountant, Vincent Orange has the skillset DC needs to make the citygreat again. In his earlier tenure on the DC Council, Vincent helped the cityturn a $518 million deficit into a $1.6 billion surplus reserve. Sincere-joining the DC Council last year, he has been at the forefront of efforts torestore ethical integrity to the Council, root out government waste, providejobs and continue education reform.More

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