Posts Tagged ‘harry jaffe’

Jaffe Tried To Kill Police Complaints Office With Errors

During the recent debate over the budget cuts to city services, Examiner columnist Harry Jaffe replaced his pen with an ax, proposing to eliminate the Office of Police Complaints.  That's right. Cut the whole damn office out of existence. Jaffe wrote:
"At a time when the District government is $500 million in the hole, allow me [...]

Our Morning Roundup: All For Wone Edition

Testimony resumes this morning in the much anticipated trial of three men accused of covering up the 2006 killing of attorney Robert Wone. (Read our coverage of the prosecution and defense teams' opening arguments here and here.) 
The Examiner's Harry Jaffe calls it "the hottest ticket for courtroom drama in town." Albeit not the only one: just down the [...]

Fenty Opens Up to Washingtonian

This month's Washingtonian contains a lengthy story on Mayor Adrian M. Fenty penned by longtime city reporter Harry Jaffe. It's titled "His Own Worst Enemy?" and looks at the ways that Fenty is standing in the way of a Fenty re-election.
It's also notable for containing a rare-one-on-one Fenty interview, where Hizzoner, more or less, directly [...]

Morning Roundup—Digging Out Edition

This whole snow story just won't die, will it? You got:

Snow Cleanup Funds Scarce: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—DDOT Starts Construction on 11th Street Bridge Project, Sort of; and what's up with Cathy Lanier's latest All Hands On Deck summons?
Morning all. Given all [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Somebody Once Wrote a Nice Dan Snyder Story? Does It Hold Up? No?

Today's the last day to enter Dan Snyder's Cheerleader Pride Giveaway Contest! Tomorrow, folks at Snyder's sportstalker, WTEM, will hold the drawing to find out the five 25-to-54-year-old males who've won the right to have Redskins cheerleaders — armed with sponges and buckets and zero self-esteem — come over and scrub down their cars.
Come on, [...]

Fenty Losing His Grip? Loose Lips Daily

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Morning all. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty: Everyone knows he's had a bad year. A slip on the firetruck thing, a stumble on the pool heater, and a general haughtiness [...]

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