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  Will [DC Mayor] Williams Run Again? Depends What Day He's Asked
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Last EditedJ.R.  Aug 09, 2005 07:48am
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MediaNewspaper - Washington Post
News DateTuesday, August 9, 2005 01:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe news swept through local political circles over the weekend: D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams told a reporter for Bloomberg News Service that he is not inclined to seek a third term.

"I'm leaning that way, there's no question about it," Bloomberg quoted Williams as saying in a story published Friday. The mayor cited his frustration with the city's troubled and unmanageable public school system as a primary factor.

Yesterday, however, Williams (D) was back to playing coy.

The mayor has for months refused to answer questions about his political intentions for 2006, despite mounting evidence that he is ready to retire. He said his statements to Bloomberg in an interview Thursday reflect nothing more than his mood at the time.

"Some days I'm leaning one way, some days I'm leaning another. That's part of being in an undeterminate state," Williams said.
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