Posts Tagged ‘Don Peebles’

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Candidates Swarm Stinky Palisades Parade

While Palisades residents love their annual July 4 parade and the throngs of local politicians and would-be politicians it brings to their leafy Ward 3 neighborhood, they might be already regretting it.

We Want Two States, North And South: Loose Lips Daily

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Michelle Rhee’s Big Victory: Loose Lips Daily

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Endorsing The Fake Don Peebles: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Prosecutor: Wone Suspects 'Did It For The Family,'" "Defense: Cops Prejudiced Against Wone Suspects"
Howdy. A big day in D.C. Superior Court with the start of [...]

District Limerick: And Then There Were Two

It's high time that somebody pounced
And Vincent has all but announced
So long on the fence (oh hey, speaking of...)
The man got some sense (still needs more cents though)
And now let's just see who gets trounced
From nothing, it seems there are two
As Don joins the hullabaloo
Right 'fore his vacation
The man's inclination?
Towards joining the mayoral queue

Don Peebles: ‘My Inclination Is to Run’

D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray is reportedly announcing a mayoral run tomorrow, and if you think that R. Donahue Peebles—his main company in the will-he-run-or-won't-he-run derby—will be standing beside him offering an endorsement, think again.
Continuing a pattern that's played out several times in recent months, just when it seems Peebles might fade into a [...]

Non-Candidate Don Peebles Goes Deliciously Negative on Fenty

This much is clear: If developer R. Donahue Peebles runs for mayor (and it doesn't seem to be a very big if), that vein in Adrian Fenty's forehead will be doing a lot of popping.
Last night, as a guest of the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Peebles delivered what was, for all intents and purposes, [...]

Don Peebles Isn’t Running for Mayor…Yet

Businessman R. Donahue Peebles, who has spent recent months exploring a possible challenge to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, has decided not to proceed—for now.
In a lengthy statement released this evening, Peebles explains that due to personal concerns—including the recent death of his mother and his mother-in-law's serious health concerns—he "cannot enter the race at this [...]

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: R. Donahue Peebles

“I don't need anyone to finance my campaign for me. I'm gonna eliminate this environment of pay-to-play."
—megadeveloper R. Donahue Peebles, Dec. 16

Vince Gray and Don Peebles Break Bread

Spotted this morning power breakfasting at the Metro Center Marriott: D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray and megadeveloper R. Donahue Peebles—both pondering challenges to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty.
LL was sent these photos this morning—12 days after Peebles said he'd announce a decision on entering the race in seven to 10 days.
Pic of the pair at the [...]

Don Peebles Starts Sounding Like a Mayoral Candidate

R. Donahue Peebles is starting to sound more and more like a man who's running for mayor.
On the same morning that Washington Times reporter David C. Lipscomb revealed that several Peebles-related Internet domains have been quietly snapped up, the megadeveloper appeared on WTOP's Politics Program this morning to address the mayoral scuttlebutt.
Under questioning from host [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The “Google Jim Graham” Edition

WTOP went digging through Metrobus records and concluded yesterday that D.C. should ride at its own risk. In the last five years, there were over 400 violations for running red lights, and one driver was even disciplined for watching television while driving (are you feeling lucky?). Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham told the station those [...]