Posts Tagged ‘Adrian Fenty’

Checkbooks and Balances: The Campaign’s Over But Racine and Bowser Are Still Taking Money

What do you do after spending $226,000 of your own money on a race? Earn it back.

Bowser Announces Transition Team, Wants Council to Limit New Gray Appointees

Bowser stocks her transition team with bigwigs, former mayors.

David Catania Campaign Literature: “Muriel Bowser and Adrian Fenty Are One and the Same”

It ain't easy being green.

Peaceoholics Co-Founder and “Community Hero” Ron Moten Crowdsources His Legal Fees

A week after fellow Peaceoholics co-founder Jauhar Abraham and their non-violence group were slapped with a $638,389 judgment in court, activist and Adrian Fenty loyalist Ron Moten is raising money for his own legal fight with a crowdfunding campaign that declares him a "community hero."
There was once a time when Moten wouldn't have to hit up people on crowdfunding website Crowdtilt for [...]

Marion Barry on Muriel Bowser: “The Post Called Her Adrian Fenty’s Protégé. We’ve Been There and Done That.”

Supporters of Mayor Vince Gray are passing out this literature at some precincts, featuring a letter by Ward 8 D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry defending Gray against accusations of corruption and attacking Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser, who polls show is Gray's closest rival. LL picked this one up at Hendley Elementary School, at 4th and Chesapeake streets SE.
Some [...]

In State of the District Speech, Gray Asks Residents Whether They Believe Him or Jeff Thompson

Who do you trust? On one hand, there's self-admitted serial election fraudster Jeff Thompson. On the other, there's Vince Gray: mayor, former nonprofit director, man of the people.
That's the choice Gray set up in his State of the District address tonight at Ward 7's Kelly Miller Middle School, a day after Thompson entered a guilty plea and [...]

Morning Links

Marion Barry leaves rehabilitation center, says he'll finish his D.C. Council term. [WTOP, Post, Times]
Muriel Bowser cancels a fundraiser at the home of scandal-tied Adrian Fenty pal Sinclair Skinner. [Post]
Northwest Current endorses Vince Gray. [LL]
This week's column: Gray campaign manager Chuck Thies tries to prove he can win. [LL]
Post ed board: city should consider a separate EMS department. [Post]
DC Water tells some in Upper Northwest to [...]

Finally, A Ron Moten Song for the 2014 Election

Peaceoholics co-founder and Adrian Fenty diehard Ron Moten made the 2010 mayoral election catchier than it had any right to be with "U Fenty, Huh?" and "Don't Leave Us Fenty."Despite an abiding feud with incumbent Vince Gray, Moten hadn't released a similar song for the new election cycle—until today.
Moten's "We're Coming Out," a riff on Diana Ross' "I'm Coming Out," is [...]

Morning Links

GAO rejects budget autonomy referendum. [City Desk, WAMU, Post, Times]
Fire lieutenant on leave during investigation into man's death outside fire station. [Times, Post]
DCPS was warned about cheating, didn't do much about it. [AP, Post]
Post ed board: fire department is "a national embarrassment." [Post]
April primary candidates face off in Sixth & I Synagogue forums. [LL, Post]
Walter Reed development gets HUD blessing. [...]

Morning Links

Fire department staff now have to watch what they tweet, thanks to a new social media policy. [Times]
LL's predictions for 2014. [LL]
New traffic cameras won't issue tickets yet. [Times, WAMU]
Candidates get ready to turn in their nominating signatures. [WAMU]
Natwar Gandhi: poet, Harriette Walters dupe, and almost ex-CFO. [Post]
What 2014 could mean for development. [Housing Complex]
Petula Dvorak tells Adrian [...]

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