Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Jefferson’

The Presidents’ Race’s Next President: The Top Candidates

"Washington Whispers" reporter Elizabeth Flock (yep, that Elizabeth Flock) is reporting that fake Teddy Roosevelt could finally, at last, win a president's race in the Nationals' last regular season game.
The sourcing on Teddy's win seems a little, well, whispery, which makes the big news here Flock's other revelation: The Nats could be getting a [...]

The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Former D.C. mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown, who’s gotten far more attention this year than he ever did when he was running for office, refused to take off his mirrored sunglasses while testifying (reluctantly) before the D.C. Council on Monday. We can’t pretend to know why Brown insisted on wearing the glasses indoors, but if he [...]

Today in D.C. History: City’s 1st Municipal Elections Held

On June 7, 1802, the District's first municipal elections were held. Although the District's governance structure changed a handful of times in the 19th century, at the time, the president selected the city's mayor, while local residents elected a city council. President Thomas Jefferson had chosen local merchant and landowner Robert Brent to be the [...]