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WJLA, April 05, 2012

Best Marion Barry quotes

After more than 30 years in D.C. politics, “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry still speaks without a filter. After being reelected as councilman of Ward 8 this week, Barry said something needed to be done about “Asians coming in and opening businesses and dirty shops.” Here’s a look at just a few Barry quotes.

"In four years, when you look back at it, you'll see that the conditions in the lives at the people of the District, by and large - not everybody - will be better off." – after being elected mayor the first time in D.C.