Posts Tagged ‘David Julyan’

Carol Schwartz Accuses PAC of Push Polling Against Her

Carol Schwartz has been in the mayoral race for just two weeks, but she says that shadowy forces are already at work against her. In the latest of the former councilmember's intriguing series of emails to District reporters, Schwartz accuses political action committee D.C. First of funding push polls to promote the idea that she's a front for [...]

D.C. Chamber of Commerce Backs Gray

Despite uniting the workers of the world last month with a string of labor endorsements, Vince Gray's mayoral re-election campaign apparently hasn't scared off the District's robber barons. The D.C. Chamber of Commerce PAC endorsed Gray today, guaranteeing that some more business money will head in the incumbent's direction.
In a press release, the PAC touted Gray's economic [...]

Emails: PAC May Have Paid for Poll at Gray Campaign’s Request

A powerful political action committee may have paid for a $15,000 poll at the request of the scandal-plagued 2010 campaign of Mayor Vince Gray, an action that could have violated rules limiting campaign contributions or coordination between candidates and campaigns.
According to emails obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, among those involved in the back-and-forth [...]

Alexander Loses Out on Parking Lot Dough

Here's a sign that incumbent Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander may be in some trouble come April: the deep-pocketed parking lobby that helped finance her previous campaign is now backing one of her opponents.
Tom Brown's most recent campaign filings show him receiving at least 10 separate donations of the maximum $500 from entities linked to [...]