Posts Tagged ‘Jack Evans’

The Needle: Political Fat Cat?

It's now a little harder to scam Metro.

The Needle: Harper’s Ferry?

Hot Take: An anonymous scout says Bryce Harper has had a bad year and he could see the Nationals trading him "for a young arm and hold on to Denard Span." Let's get a name attached to this scout before we start throwing out our hometown Harper gear. -3
Your Money and Your Life: The lawyer who filed the lawsuit that led [...]

District Line Daily: Bowser Ousts The Mayor

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Come 2015, Mayor Vince Gray will definitely not be the mayor of D.C. Ward 4 [...]

Who to Vote for (and Who Not to Vote for) in D.C.’s 2014 Democratic Primary

Another election, another set of would-be leaders who mostly seem determined to test just how willing District voters are to keep showing up and voting no matter how lousy their choices are.
What better explanation is there for the field that confronts D.C. Democrats? Four of 13 members of the D.C. Council are seeking the nomination [...]

District Line Daily: Stuck in the Middle

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A new Washington Post poll finds that the District is having trouble changing parents' opinions on [...]

The Needle: Mr. Georgetown Goes Hollywood

This Town: Councilmember and mayoral hopeful Jack Evans wants to put $25 million into an incentive fund to entice movies and TV shows to film in D.C.—a surefire strategy for acquiring more photos of him posing celebrities for his vanity wall. -5

And the Winner is...: Democrat Mark Herring. The Virginia attorney general race (yep, the one from [...]

District Line Daily: Who’s Tagging D.C.’s Bike Lanes?

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On the cover of this week's Washington City Paper: Jonathan L. Fischer investigates the friendly graffiti messages stenciled on [...]

Is The Already Crowded Mayoral Race Field Ready for Vince Gray’s Arrival?

Mayor Vince Gray's announcement that he's running for re-election means the contenders in an already crowded Democratic primary field now have the extra challenge of taking down an incumbent.
So how's the competition taking the news?
Candidates Vince Orange and Muriel Bowser say they're glad the mayor is running.
"Welcome to the race, I look forward to the [...]

Chatter: Jack in the Box

Can Jack Evans convince D.C. voters that they need him as mayor? With the mayoral race picking up its pace and more and more candidates joining the fray, last week’s cover story by Loose Lips writer Will Sommer pondered whether the long-serving councilmember, who represents some of D.C.’s toniest neighborhoods, can become the city’s first white [...]

The Needle: Back Up and Back Paid

Up and Running: Never mind that it took two weeks too long to get us here, but the shutdown is over, D.C. is open, and federal workers are getting back pay. +7
Vomit Inducing: Jack Evans' campaign manager revealed his campaign strategy at his boss' 60th birthday last night: "I want this city to look like it [...]

Police: Logan Circle Is Still Among D.C.’s Safest Neighborhoods

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans tried to reassure the 60-plus Logan Circle residents at Wednesday's ANC 2F meeting that the neighborhood was still one of the safest in the District, despite two recent shootings and a spate of robberies involving a stun gun.
Crime in the District, Lanier and Evans [...]

The Council Network

Ward 6 Councilmember and would-be Mayor Tommy Wells will take his campaign to Reddit this week, with an Ask Me Anything discussion scheduled for Sunday. Which got us thinking: What would be the social networks of choice for other local political figures?

Who: Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry
What: Twitter
Why: From old SNCC photos to live updates [...]

Not in My Back Quad: Can Students Become a D.C. Voting Bloc?

On a September night in 2011, 39 students from D.C. colleges clustered around the steps to Georgetown University’s White Gravenor Hall. From about 9 to 9:50 p.m., they watched a cappella groups and slam poets perform, making about as much noise as three dozen undergraduates can muster without the aid of a pep band or [...]

Jack Evans Launching Mayoral Campaign on June 8

The 2014 mayoral field just got a little more crowded. Following D.C. Council colleagues Muriel Bowser and Tommy Wells, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans is set to announce his own mayoral campaign on June 8.
Evans will launch his campaign at the corner of 14th and Q streets NW in front of Logan Circle's new Le [...]

District Line Daily: Liz

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Should District taxpayers pony up $1,500 for Councilmember Jim Graham to remember Elizabeth Taylor? Graham says [...]

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