Posts Tagged ‘Creigh Deeds’

District Line Daily: Cocaine Congressman

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Florida Rep. Trey Radel was charged with cocaine possession Tuesday after being busted in D.C. on [...]

The Friday Limerick Review

Today we introduce Hannah Neprash of, who will write regularly on D.C. news and politics—in limerick form.
Election week left some aghast
From last year, the difference was vast
A bell-weather? nope
Creigh Deeds had no hope
Before the first ballot was cast
The hearing for marriage rights raged
The witnesses—they got engaged
To make Council swoon
Could be a real boon
Who [...]

The Mystics President and Her Mock-aca Video

Sheila Johnson has jumped in some hot water that she can't swim out of.
The Washington Mystics have been rotten throughout Johnson's run as team president, having finished in the bottom half of the WNBA's Eastern Conference all five seasons under her, and not winning even a single playoff game.
But Johnson has gotten a pretty free [...]

Morning Roundup: Going Long Edition

If you pick up a paper copy of Washington City Paper this morning, you may experience a sensory flashback to 2006, when our issues averaged 160 pages and always weighed this much. However, it's just that our fall arts guide is stuck inside! Don't panic! The newspaper business still sucks! This year's guide has listings [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Rainy Days Edition

Weather Advisories Are Exciting News Events: Massive thunderstorms blew through DC, spewing hail and knocking out power throughout the area.  Those who still had power took to their blogs in order to inform others that it was indeed raining.  The afternoon storm rolled in so quickly that it made for an captivating visual, as captured [...]

Creigh Deeds Wins Virginia Governor Primary

The Washington Post calls the Virginia Democratic gubernatorial primary for Creigh Deeds shortly after 8 p.m.
He will face Republican Bob O'Donnell McDonnell in November.
Deeds won, notably, without the vote of Washington City Paper editor and Alexandria resident Andrew Beaujon. Says Beaujon, "I forgot."
Beaujon explains that, due to this morning's thunderstorms, he took the bus to [...]