Posts Tagged ‘Emmanuel Bailey’

To the Victor Go the Spoils, Literally

The benefits of being a D.C. councilmember include a great salary, free parking, and opportunities to crush your political enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women—if you're into that kind of thing.
Take the case of disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. and the lottery contract. In December [...]

D.C. Lottery Contract: Now With FBI Interviews

The FBI has been interviewing people about the D.C. Lottery contract procurement process, according to people familiar with the apparently widening federal investigation into the District's government.
The interviews signal a heightened interest from federal law enforcement officials in the highly politicized way in which the D.C. Council awarded the lucrative lotto contract. News broke recently [...]