Posts Tagged ‘Vincent Orange’

Loose Lips Daily: Just Another Manic Monday Edition

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Tent city achievement
Mr. Gray, tear down that fence
Weaver's funky ad

Good morning sweet readers! Did anyone here what Prince had to say recently about our online age? "The [...]

Loose Lips Daily: My Mayor is a Jewish Carpenter Edition

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Dan Snyder bragged his wealth came from diabetes and cancer victims?
Feeding the homeless has never been so sexy
Best Bond movie

Good morning D.C.! How about "The [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The Singing in the Rain Edition

Good morning, everyone. Tuesday's forecast calls for calm, dreary skies with a 60 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms. Lovely, London's come for a visit. Beware of the mud!
In case you missed it, Dan Snyder's getting his wealth from cancer victims and Big Bear Cafe's having their liquor license formally protested.

Channel 4′s Sherwood: Kwame Brown Up to Eyeballs in Debt

Channel 4's Tom Sherwood wins the afternoon with this scoop: Kwame Brown’s credit score must look like shit.
Brown is being sued by multiple credit card companies for unpaid debts, late fines and lawyer fees, according to Sherwood.
The documents show Brown owes the American Express company more than $8,000 in late payments and fees. Brown owes Visa [...]

Candidates Swarm Stinky Palisades Parade

While Palisades residents love their annual July 4 parade and the throngs of local politicians and would-be politicians it brings to their leafy Ward 3 neighborhood, they might be already regretting it.

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 [...]

Calling In The Feds: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Defendants Won't Testify In Wone Case," "Metro's Worst Year Ever," "World Cup Roundup," "Defense Seeks Maureen Bunyan Mimic In Wone Case," "Dancing? On [...]

Dennis Sobin Is Offended By Conventioneers’ Anti-Fenty Jeers

From the prolonged "Go Vince Go!" cheers to the loud boos that accompanied incumbent Adrian Fenty's formal introduction, it wasn't hard to tell how the crowd swung at Saturday's D.C. Democratic State Convention mayoral debate. The audience at the Howard University School of Law was so vocally anti-Fenty that former pornographer turned candidate Dennis Sobin took time [...]

Back To The Early ’90s: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: "Travis Childers For D.C. Council? Stick To Mississippi, Activists Say," "D.C.'s Guardian Angels Are Broke," "Jaffe Tried To Kill Police Complaints Office With Errors," "Defense: Here's How [...]

Where Does Vincent Orange Stand On Gay Marriage?

Update: 8 p.m.
Today, Vincent Orange formally announced he will be running for D.C. Council Chair. From the D.C. Wire:
"Orange said chairman Vincent C. Gray's decision to run for mayor has created a leadership void and that he has the experience to fill it. He also questioned how his Democratic rival, at-large council member Kwame R. [...]

Not Shocking: Vincent Orange To Announce Council Chair Run On Wednesday

NC8 NewsTalk scores one of the least exciting scoops we've heard in ages: Vincent Orange is planning on announcing his run for D.C. Council Chair on Wednesday. The former Ward-5 Councilmember was last seen losing big time in the Dem. primary race for mayor in 2006. He came in third fourth**. Orange is perhaps best [...]

Who Will Run for D.C. Council Chairman?

If Vince Gray runs for mayor as reports indicate, he forfeits an almost certain re-election as council chairman. So who runs?
Jack Evans: Back in September, the Ward 2 councilmember told LL he'd "be interested" in running for chair if Gray ran for mayor. But Evans, in his past, has pledged mayoral runs only to think [...]

USDOT: Sweet Party Spot

If you pick one federal building in which to have you inaugural fete, make it the brand-new U.S. Department of Transportation. The D.C. Democratic State Committee's bash, the D.C. Presidential Inaugural Gala, is drawing a lot of gravitas from its surroundings alone. Trouble is, there's not a whole hell of a lot to keep the [...]

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