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- Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
- Michelle Rhee Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
- Brender Gregory Director, DC Department of Human Resources
- Ted Trabue Executive Director, DC Economic Empowerment Coalition
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