Muriel Elizabeth Bowser (born August 2, 1972) is an American politician serving as the eighth Mayor of the District of Columbia since 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously represented Ward 4 as a member of the Council of the District of Columbia from 2007 to 2015. She is the second female Mayor of the District of Columbia after Sharon Pratt, and the first woman to be reelected to that position.
Security concerns after the U.S. Capitol insurrection have prompted authorities to lockdown large swaths of downtown D.C. ahead of President-elect Biden’s inauguration.
Washington Blade International News Editor Michael K. Lavers on Thursday recorded these videos of the preparations. More than 20,000 National Guards troops are expected to be on patrol in D.C.
by Inauguration Day. Fencing has already been installed around the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal buildings. Federal and local authorities have restricted vehicular traffic to large swaths of downtown D.C.Read more on washingtonblade.com