Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Johnson’

At Debate, Mayoral Candidates Want to Face Vince Gray, Face Christian Carter Instead

Thursday's mayoral debate at Georgetown's Dumbarton House was as much about who didn't show up as who did. While the six of the seven major candidates were there, incumbent Vince Gray was missing, opting instead for a public-safety walkthrough in Ward 4's Shepherd Park.
Gray's absence, immediately following his congenial interview with WUSA9's  Bruce Johnson, left the other candidates incensed. Walking [...]

The Vince Gray Apology Tour Starts Off Slow

This is what the rehabilitation of Mayor Vince Gray looks like: WUSA9's Bruce Johnson in a room that's decorated like a La Quinta. In what's being touted as his first apology for failing to notice Sulaimon Brown and the malfeasance of the shadow campaign during his 2010 mayoral run, Gray sat for an interview yesterday with Johnson and [...]

Vince Gray: I’m Mayor For Life

WUSA's Bruce Johnson kicked his credibility in the nuts today by reporting that Mayor Vince Gray had decided he's not going to run for re-election. The sourcing: one anonymous adviser to the mayor. WUSA9 also reported that Gray had picked already picked an unnamed candidate he'd support in the 2014 race.
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Vince Gray Has Nothing To Say About Sulaimon Payments

Reporters finally got to question Mayor Vince Gray today about the news that his mayoral campaign paid off Sulaimon Brown. Gray just got back from a retail conference in Las Vegas trying to lure some Wegmans stores to D.C.
After a brief news conference touting the District's efforts to help small businesses in Adams Morgan (59 new [...]

Loose Lips Daily: The End is Near? Edition

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Report: Harry Thomas To Resign

Read: Court Records of Kevin Chavous Arrest

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Harry Thomas Jr. To Resign, Says WUSA9

WUSA9's Bruce Johnson is reporting that Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. is set to resign his council seat and take a plea with federal prosecutors that will send him to prison. (Back story you all know by now: Thomas was sued by the D.C. attorney general last summer for allegedly taking more than $300,000 [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Kwame Keep Digging Edition

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Fully Loaded It? Fully Refund It!

A Closer Read of Kwame's SUV Contract
Exclusive Video of Kwame's SUV Delivery

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Loose Lips Daily: Strawpollmaggedon

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LL Live Tweets Ward 4!

Good morning, sweet readers! Holy Cow!  Things didn't start smoothly for LL at the circus [...]

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