Posts Tagged ‘Michael Brown’

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 [...]

The Needle: Ticked Off

Best in Pests: As you know, April is National Pest Month, which means it's time for Orkin's list of the most pest-infested cities. The District comes in fifth, with ticks as the top pest in D.C. -3
(Lion Roar): Young supporters of Council hopeful Michael Brown shot their own take on the "Harlem Shake," about two [...]

Soda Ban Popular With D.C. Council Candidates

If most of the candidates for an at-large D.C. Council seat get their way, a New York-style ban on large sodas could be in Washington's future. When asked at the Ward 3 Democrats debate last night, a majority of the seven candidates said they supported enacting a ban in the District on sodas larger than [...]

District Line Daily: Airport Salaries Take Off

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Has the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority found a money tree? It seems like it. Although the [...]

District Line Daily: The LivingSocial Life

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LivingSocial is one of the darlings of Washington's business community, but what's it like on [...]

District Line Daily: Four More Years

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What a night, huh? The country kept the same president, but D.C. got a new [...]

Photo: Election Night Cookies

Michael A. Brown's campaign office, Nov. 6, 2012

District Line Daily: Nats’ Next Last Chance

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Leading into tonight's do-or-die Nationals game, a reflection on Jayson Werth's game-winner last night.

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