Posts Tagged ‘pat mara’

The Geography of Council Campaign Donations, From Anita to Zukerberg

The conventional wisdom in the ongoing at-large D.C. Council race is that the city is divided by geography. Incumbent Anita Bonds, the thinking goes, can count on strong support east of the Anacostia River, while Matthew Frumin, Elissa Silverman, and Pat Mara are competing for votes west of Rock Creek Park and on Capitol Hill.
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Issa Outtakes: Republican Has Frequent Access to Issa; D.C. Group, Not So Much

In last week's cover story on Darrell Issa, the conservative California Republican who's become D.C.'s surprising best friend in Congress, I highlighted the good rapport between Issa and Mayor Vince Gray—the two even watched a hockey game together in Gray's suite at the Verizon Center. But when it comes to nongovernmental D.C. voting rights advocates, Issa's [...]

Next At-Large Councilmember Will Favor Raising Height Limits

Last night's At-Large Council debate at the Black Cat was full of raucous fun, featuring hardballs thrown both by generations of Loose Lipses and the candidates themselves. In the "support/don't support" section at the end, co-moderator Tom Sherwood got in a question about a subject close to Housing Complex's heart: If the feds went along [...]