Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Skipping Out On The Economy: Loose Lips Daily

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Vincent Gray Calls For AG Peter Nickles To Resign," "Watch: The Marion Barry Wrestling Move," "Why Didn't Adrian Fenty Get A Ticket?," "Harry Thomas Jr.: [...]

Vincent Gray Calls For AG Peter Nickles To Resign

D.C. Council Chairman and mayoral candidate Vincent Gray has called on Attorney General Peter Nickles to resign. While there's zero chance that Fenty's right-hand man will be taking Gray's advice, it's about time the attorney general became a campaign issue.

Deal Or No Deal: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"So Was Anyone Arrested For illegal Fireworks?," "The Piledriver, the Sleeper Hold, the Marion Barry?," "IG: Top Execs At Disability Providers Overpaid," "Councilmembers Ask CFO [...]

Fenty Friend Peter Nickles Fails Upward: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Councilmembers To Nickles: WTF,"Poll Shows Fenty Beating Gray In Ward One," "Thieves Loot Argonaut," "Runaway Horse Dashed Through Cap Hill"
Good morning. D.C. Council Chairman and [...]

Debating Rhee: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Young ANC Candidate: Eliminate Curfew," "Coming Soon: New Loose Lips," "Man Who Helped Save Metro Passenger Speaks Out," "Lawsuit Filed As WTU Election Fiasco Gets [...]

Poll Shows Adrian Fenty Beating Vincent Gray in Ward 1

A new poll of Ward 1 voters puts Mayor Adrian Fenty 6 points above his challenger, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray.
The poll, commissioned and released by Ward 1 Councilman Jim Graham’s campaign, pegged Hizzoner’s support among likely Democratic voters in the ward at 43 percent compared to 37 percent for Gray. Dark horse candidate Leo Alexander [...]

Vincent Gray’s Education Plan Takes Aim At Fenty Ribbon Cuttings

Mayoral hopeful Vincent Gray released his education plan today which places heavy emphasis on transparency, citizen involvement, and giving charter schools more respect (but have they earned it?). On the Michelle Rhee front: He endorses a strong chancellor, but stops short of endorsing Rhee's top-down style. Embedded in all the lofty rhetoric, there's a few [...]

Rhee Suggests She’d Bolt If Gray Wins: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Suspicious Package More Suspicious Than Usual," "WaPo: Weigel's Comments Aren't Cool, But Praying For A Sources Is OK," "Vincent Gray To Offer Education Plan," "Vernon [...]

NFL’s—and Dunbar’s—Vernon Davis Headlines Gray Fundraiser

In the battle for celebrity endorsements, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty struck first, with a go-go concert celebrating his campaign. And now Council Chairman Vincent Gray is getting into the act, too.
Tonight, at Ozio, Gray will mingle with "young professionals" and NFL tight end Vernon Davis—a Dunbar graduate who also played basketball and competed in track [...]

Eliminating The Kinks: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"No Last Call For SoberRide, After All," "Not Guilty! Judge Exonerates Defendants In Robert Wone Case," "Watch Fenty Dance To Go-Go," "World Cup Roundup," "Community [...]

Phil Mendelson Moves To Reform DYRS: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Linda Greene Resigns From Orange Campaign," "Summer Jobs Program Begins With Knives, Thefts"
Good Morning. Finally, someone has stepped up on one of the city's biggest [...]

Linda Greene Resigns From Orange Campaign

One of the most fun people in politics has announced her resignation from Vincent Orange's campaign for D.C. Council Chair. A few moments ago, Linda Mercado Greene sent out an e-mail explaining her decision. Greene states:
"A few weeks ago I sent an email informing you of my consultancy with the Orange for Chair campaign. On [...]

Vincent Gray’s Background Check: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Bryan Weaver Snags Latino Caucus Endorsement," "Adrian Fenty Is Bustin' Loose"
Good Morning. LL has tons of mayoral campaign items. But first, WaPo's editorial board drops [...]

Bryan Weaver Snags Latino Caucus Endorsement

Maybe the race for D.C. Council's Ward One seat will actually be a real race. Last night, Bryan Weaver received the D.C. Latino Caucus endorsement over incumbent Councilmember Jim Graham and challenger Jeff Smith. Weaver notes in his press release on the big win:
"Last night at its endorsement meeting, the D.C. Latino Caucus overwhelmingly [...]

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

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Closing Arguments In Wone Case," "World Cup Roundup," "Photos: Terry Huff"
Morning All. You better enjoy Metro today and Saturday. Those big fare increases are set [...]

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