Posts Tagged ‘Sinclair Skinner’

Sinclair Skinner Sues Over Being Called ‘Crook’

According to District lawyer Jimmy A. Bell, one-time political insider and mayoral frat bro Sinclair Skinner has been defamed. As a result, he's filing a defamation suit against Anthony Currie, owner of Currie & Associates LLC of Hyattsville, Md.
"In October 2010," the suit explains,"Defendants through Anthony Currie did knowingly, and with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

‘Let’s Get It On’: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Joyner Family Wants Answers On Park Police Shooting," "FOIA Denials Under Fenty: The Charticle," "Is Someone Poisoning Dogs In Stanton Park?"
Good morning. Last [...]

Sinclair Skinner Not Backing From Fenty Ties

More than two hours into Sinclair Skinner's long-anticipated D.C. Council testimony, the controversial friend of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is shying away from his association with Hizzoner.
Skinner, implicated in a shadowy parks contracting scheme that shifted tens of millions across the District government, was questioned today by lawyer Robert Trout, engaged by the council to [...]

Hill Rag: Skinner’s Firm Hired Out Survey Work, Pocketed Markup

As teased in this morning's LL Daily, there's a very important story in a not very Web-accessible place. That would be the Hill Rag, which has a story in this month's issue detailing how Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's parks contracting scheme benefited friend Sinclair Skinner (pictured) to the tune of "hundreds of thousands of dollars" [...]

Weekend in Review—Crony Edition

As if D.C. Council Chairman Vince Gray needed another prod to jump into the mayor's race, the Washington Post came through for him on Sunday morning. Splashed across the top of page A01 is an investigative story about Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's relationship with key cronies Sinclair Skinner and Omar Karim.

Dominican Mayor Says $11,000 Paid for Trucks That Never Came

A heretofore mystery man in the fishy fire truck affair has spoken: Vladimir Céspedes, mayor of the Dominican Republic city of Sosúa, told reporters today about the caper that has generated a great deal of political heat in this town.
Turns out it's not just this town. Céspedes, through a translator, tells LL that he has [...]

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