Posts Tagged ‘press conference’

Marion Barry Press Conference: God Intervenes

From Jason Cherkis, who is covering today's Marion Barry press conference:
The Ward 8 Councilmember refused to answer reporters' questions about public contracts he awarded and then revoked from his former girlfriend, Donna Watts-Brighthaupt. Instead, this latest standup would be a "single-issue" presser on his arrest by the U.S. Park Police on a stalking charge and [...]

Barry Press Conference: Political Science 101 For Ex-Girlfriend’s Daughter

"I'm just listening," she said quietly.
She was dressed in jeans, a thin sweater, t-shirt, and dark glasses. In her left hand, she held a drink from McDonald's. In the other, she held a cellphone.
She had found the cameras and the reporters and the microphones in front of the Wilson Building, and felt she needed to [...]

Obama Press Conference Wrap-Up: Finally

Just when the media was about to give up on President Obama and reported that his approval ratings were dropping off, he held a press conference and turned the sinking ship around.  For the past week, Obama has been criticized for his lack of comments on the Iranian election situation but today, he finally responded [...]

Fenty Press Conference #3: Liveblog

Fire Chief Dennis Rubin with Adrian Fenty at a press conference yesterday
Fenty is expected to make remarks on the red line crash this morning at 8:00 a.m. We'll be live-blogging the press conference here.
8:01 a.m. Mayor Adrian Fenty, Fire Chief Dennis Rubin, Councilmember Jim Graham step up.
8:02 a.m. Fenty says he wants the country to [...]