Posts Tagged ‘election 2014’

George Pelecanos: Vote Shallal!

Two years ago, LL nominated neo-noir novelist George Pelecanos for D.C. mayor. He'd be the perfect candidate to really grit up the city, Silver Spring residency aside.
Pelecanos didn't take LL up on the offer, but he's getting involved in District politics anyway. Mayoral hopeful and Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal says he's received Pelecanos' endorsement.
Pelecanos read [...]

Free Public Transit for Seniors, and Other Economic Development Proposals From D.C.’s Would-Be Mayors

Vince Gray wasn't there. Neither were Muriel Bowser or Tommy Wells. Still, the lack of a full house of mayoral hopefuls didn't stop Jack Evans, Vincent Orange, Reta Lewis, Andy Shallal, Christian Carter, and little-known newcomer Michael Green from showing up last night at a forum hosted by Ward 5's Premier Community Development Corporation.
Moderator Denise Rolark-Barnes' questions centered on economic development in the [...]

Candidate/Mayor Vince Gray on 2010 Campaign: “I’ve Said What I’ve Said”

A day after announcing plans to run for re-election, a testy Mayor Vince Gray repeatedly refused to answer any questions about his scandal-plagued 2010 campaign at a press briefing this morning, or even to point to specific policy accomplishments of his administration.
"I've said what I've said," Gray responded curtly to a question about his 2010 election [...]

Bowser: D.C. Needs “Real Change”

Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser launched her mayoral campaign this morning outside her childhood home in North Michigan Park, telling a group of 100 or so supporters, reporters, and lookers-on who crowded onto 7th Street NE that the District needs new leadership so it can be "the most responsive and the most innovated government in [...]