Posts Tagged ‘Dana Milbank’

District Line Daily: Bowser’s Council Record

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Mayoral candidate and Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser has been the primary author on hundreds of bills, but [...]

The War on Dana Milbank’s Car

D.C. shouldn't get statehood until Washington Post columnists can violate traffic laws with impunity!

District Line Daily: Navy Yard, One Year Later

Plus: Where is the federal investigation into the mayor going?

Ending Lazy Columnizing Would Boost Dana Milbank’s Case for Local Readership

The specific gripes Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank has against the District government, as detailed in this morning's column:

Taxicabs will soon all be painted red.
The signs on top of cab roofs that say "Call 911."
D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange has been admonished for interfering with a health inspection of a campaign donor's allegedly rat-infested grocery store.
D.C. [...]

District Line Daily: Bryce v. Ozzie

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Welcome back, Washingtonians and Washington aficionados. Kojo Nnamdi had a thoughtful piece over the weekend [...]

Weekend in Review—Crony Edition

As if D.C. Council Chairman Vince Gray needed another prod to jump into the mayor's race, the Washington Post came through for him on Sunday morning. Splashed across the top of page A01 is an investigative story about Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's relationship with key cronies Sinclair Skinner and Omar Karim.

Morning Roundup: Broder’s Gonna Work It Out Edition

This time, it's not about a charticle. In today's Post, David Broder takes on Dana Milbank, Jason Horowitz, and "journalists who fancy themselves great campaign strategists." Our video guy is standing by.
HEY SPEAKING OF THE POST: One of the paper's boldface names stinks up the joint with a widely ridiculed column, the paper's executive editor [...]

Milbank’s Response to Ombud: Weak

In a nice bit of ombudding over the Memorial Day weekend, the Washington Post's Andy Alexander looked at how columnist Dana Milbank mined perhaps the most famous statement of former Bush administration Press Secretary Ari Fleischer. You remember this one, coming right on the heels of 9/11, when Fleischer reminded "all Americans that they need [...]

Average Day: John Culberson (R-TX)

Think politicians are paralyzed by Twitter? That's just the beginning.

Meet John Culberson. He's a Republican from Texas. He's on Twitter. He's also on Qik, a video streaming service for anybody with a Blackberry or a camera-phone. We missed our chance to have him feed our Average Day D.C. blog machine.
Culberson recorded an almost 18-minute-long video [...]

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