Posts Tagged ‘Leo Alexander’

Wanted: One Mayor at Mayoral Forum

Loose Lips was treated to the Leo "We've Lost our Moral Compass" Alexander show last night.
Why? Dark horse mayoral candidate Alexander was the first to show at the Public Interest Civic Association's candidate forum, held in the basement of Brown AME church on Capitol Hill. Alexander had the forum all to himself for a while, before [...]

A Vote For Fenty May Mean A Vote For Peter Nickles: Loose Lips Daily

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Dennis Sobin Is Offended By Conventioneers’ Anti-Fenty Jeers

From the prolonged "Go Vince Go!" cheers to the loud boos that accompanied incumbent Adrian Fenty's formal introduction, it wasn't hard to tell how the crowd swung at Saturday's D.C. Democratic State Convention mayoral debate. The audience at the Howard University School of Law was so vocally anti-Fenty that former pornographer turned candidate Dennis Sobin took time [...]

‘Let’s Get It On!’ Gray and Fenty Drop the Gloves in Tenleytown

Mayor Adrian Fenty trumpeted his record while bashing that of his main campaign rival, Vincent Gray, at a forum of the mayoral candidates last night at St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Tenleytown.
When a question about the District's juvenile justice system was asked, for example, Fenty took the opportunity to remind the crowd that Gray had served as the [...]

Why LL Has a Problem With Leo Alexander’s ‘Anti-Illegal-Immigrant Rhetoric’

In his column this week, LL swatted away the candidacies of two declared challengers to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in order to proffer a half-dozen more suitable candidates.
With regard to Leo Alexander, LL wrote that his "anti-illegal-immigrant rhetoric...leaves a bad taste in LL’s mouth."
That led Alexander's communication director, Debra Daniels, to issue a release last [...]

Leo Alexander Explains His D.C. Mayor Run

Why is Leo Alexander running for mayor?
LL stopped by his kickoff event at the Channel Inn on Monday evening to ask the 45-year-old Brightwood resident and newcomer to electoral politics the first question any decent reporter is obligated to ask a candidate—especially one convinced (deluded?) that he can knock off well-financed incumbent Adrian M. Fenty.
His [...]

Leo Alexander Joins 2010 Mayoral Fray

Another candidate is announcing a challenge to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and his $2.5 million war chest: Leo Alexander, a former WRC-TV newscaster, is announcing a mayoral run tonight.
Alexander will join Sulaimon Brown, a former Fenty 2006 volunteer, as Fenty's only declared competition for the 2010 race.
Alexander was a Channel 4 reporter in the mid-1990s [...]

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