Posts Tagged ‘Michael Brown’

The Needle: Winning Streak

Sunny Sundays: The District has had "spectacular" weekend weather for 14 straight weeks, with an average high temperature of 78 degrees and an average low of 58 degrees during this period on the weekends. Let's hope this doesn't jinx it. +3
Game On: Rep. Andy Harris–the Maryland Republican who introduced an amendment to block D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization law—played it real [...]

District Line Daily: Mr. Brown Goes to Jail

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Former At-Large Councilmember Michael Brown was sentenced to 39 months in prison, a federal judge ruled [...]

District Line Daily: Michael Brown’s Prison Time

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Prosecutors want Michael Brown to serve 43 months in prison and, in a sentencing memorandum, describe [...]

The Needle: Trippin’ Requests

Slammer Vacay: Beleaguered D.C. Councilmember Michael A. Brown is asking a federal judge to allow him to take a vacation to Florida with his family before he goes to prison. -5
Frenemies: D.C. woman almost hits man on bike while driving. Man gives her nasty look. Woman apologizes on Reddit. +2

The Needle: Porn to Run

Porn to Run: Nats Manager Davey Johnson said on 106.7 The Fan today that none of his "guys" could date a porn star because they "can't score." +5
Tight Lips: People who interacted with former and soon-to-be sentenced At-Large Councilmember Michael Brown over his phone during the FBI's wiretap of him just found out they were also [...]

Chatter: Graft Brewing

What you said about what we said last week
In last week’s paper, Loose Lips columnist Will Sommer read the tea leaves scattered by U.S. Attorney Ron Machen when he charged former at-large Councilmember Michael Brown with bribery following a months-long sting operation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While D.C. politicos may be sleeping [...]

District Line Daily: Beating on Metropolitan Branch Trail

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A cyclist was beaten on the Metropolitan Branch Trail yesterday afternoon, but it's not clear why [...]

District Line Daily: Who’s Next for Ron Machen?

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Ex-Councilmember Michael Brown's guilty plea to a bribery charge yesterday brings to a close an FBI [...]

The Needle: $10,000 Pigskins Mug Edition

Sting Awakening: Former at-large Councilmember Michael Brown just pleaded guilty in federal court to bribery, and has agreed to serve up to three years and one month in prison. Of the $55,000 Brown accepted from undercover FBI agents, $15,000 was delivered in a duffel bag containing Washington Nationals shirts and a baseball cap, while another $10,000 [...]

District Line Daily: Brown Out

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Former Councilmember Michael Brown's political career comes down to this afternoon, when he's set to plead [...]

The Needle: Again? Edition

Corruption R Us: A day after federal prosecutors warned District politicians last summer that they'd be caught if they broke the law, then-D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown allegedly took the first of what would be $55,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents. Oops. At least Brown managed to lose his seat before facing federal felony charges; [...]

District Line Daily: Michael Brown Goes Down

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Former at-large councilmember Michael Brown told supporters yesterday that he'll plead guilty after being caught in [...]

District Line Daily: Vote-Splitting in the Council Race

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Will Washington's "reform" candidates split the at-large D.C. Council vote like they did in 2012? A [...]

District Line Daily: Sin City

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The District's "sin taxes" on alcohol and cigarettes brought in $42 million last year, up $1.8 [...]

District Line Daily: Michael Brown Drops Out

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The D.C. Council at-large election is still 20 days away, but the race is already over [...]

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