Posts Tagged ‘Anthony Williams’

Old School Pols to Headline Good Government Fundraiser

The old crew is getting back together! Former Mayor Anthony Williams, former D.C. Council Chairwoman Linda Cropp, former At-Large Councilmember Bill Lightfoot and former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon Ambrose are headlining a fundraiser tomorrow for the D.C. Leadership Development Council, a new nonprofit whose aim is to "prepare ethical, knowledgeable candidates for local offices."
Ambrose says [...]

The Bishop is Back

Does anyone remember Scott Bishop Sr.? The genial field operative once dubbed "the Poster King" for his ability to blanket a pol's signs across town took the brunt of the blame (some say unfairly) when former Mayor Anthony Williams' reelection campaign couldn't organize a competent petition drive.
Ten years later, Bishop is now linked with another [...]

Everybody Loves Tony: Mayor Gray Summons His Inner Anthony Williams

That Mayor Vince Gray’s One City Summit on Saturday was well attended was not an accident. Commercials aired on basic cable. Flyers were distributed at Metro stations. Every Advisor Neighborhood Commissioner got an email or phone call, or at least was supposed to. Callers to the city’s 311 line were automatically told of the summit. [...]

Vince Gray’s Inauguration Tab: $715,000

That must have been one heck of a party. It's taken a while—like an entire year—but LL finally has the exact tally for how much Mayor Vince Gray spent on his inaugural ball. The cost for the party: $714,575. And that's even with cash bars.
You may recall that Gray promised transparency and disclosure when it [...]

Poll: Adrian Fenty (Or Anthony Williams) Would Beat Vince Gray

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The last time D.C. heard from Adrian Fenty in an official capacity, he was finishing 37th in the "elite male" category at the D.C. Triathlon in June. (Which, come to think of it, is more or less what he was up to for much of his term as mayor.) If a new poll by Clarus [...]

Loose Lips Daily: A Whole New World Edition

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Key Figure in TeamThomasGate Says He's Not Spoken With Feds

Good afternoon sweet readers! Sometimes LL feels like he's beating a dead horse, [...]

Loose Lips Daily: What A Friend We Have In Gowdy Edition

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Potential Ward 8 Candidate Releases New Song

Your Team Names Says A Lot About You

Good morning sweet readers! Politicians and their fancy cars, a global phenomenon. News [...]

Inspector Gadget

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s been a busy, productive spring for investigators in the District.
Attorney General Irv Nathan dispelled any notion he’s a softie with a blistering civil suit accusing Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. of redirecting city money earmarked for kids and using it to buy an Audi. The Office of Campaign [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Find Out Who Your Friends Are Edition

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Source: HTJ to Lose Economic Development Committee

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Find Out Who Your Friends Are: Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., fresh off of [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Cannonball Edition

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Fenty, Nickles, DeBonis, Oh My!
Why Team Thomas Matters
Jim Graham Salmon Treat

Good morning sweet readers! It's a beautiful Friday before a three-day weekend, otherwise known [...]

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