Posts Tagged ‘a.j. cooper’

District Line Daily: The District’s Favorite Republican

Correction: A link to a story about a grocery store you've heard a lot about this week mentioned the involvement of the wrong local politician named Vince. It's been corrected below.
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Swastikas Drawn on Council Candidate’s Signs

When D.C. Council at-large candidate A.J. Cooper heard that some of his signs had been vandalized with swastikas last night, he thought there could have been a mistake.
"It'd be like seeing a Klansman," says Cooper. "It's like, does this really happen anymore?"
Swastikas were drawn on at least two of Cooper's signs on Connecticut Avenue, according [...]

Small Time Crooks: The Life and Crimes of At-Large Candidates

Suspended licenses, evaporating campaign funds, "warrior lawyers"—incumbent D.C. at-large councilmember Michael Brown should be cruising to re-election, but he can't stop breaking bad news. And he's not happy that people are talking about it, tweeting yesterday that his opponents should be scrutinized, too.
Fair enough! The Washington Post ran a story this afternoon on past criminal [...]