Posts Tagged ‘Democratic State Committee’

“Rent Is Too Damn High” Party Founder Sues Board of Elections

The District of Columbia Board of Elections is too damn prudish! Or so says Rent Is Too Damn Party founder Jimmy McMillan, who filed a lawsuit yesterday in federal court against the board on the grounds that it wouldn't put his party's name on the ballot.
McMillan's New York-based party gained some Internet prominence years ago on the [...]

Same as the Old Boss?

On a hot August day in 1990, Marion Barry addressed his supporters outside the Reeves Center, a day after he’d beaten most of the federal government’s case against him on drug and perjury charges. Then the mayor, Barry began his speech by thanking God and acknowledging the presence of three women who were central to [...]