Posts Tagged ‘fred cooke’

Kwame Brown’s 2010 Campaign Was a Mess

Just two months after Kwame Brown's house arrest ended, LL would like to be the first to call for a comeback tour. The motivations here are entirely selfish, because another campaign could be the only thing that gets an answer to a question that's been bugging LL. Specifically, how is this guy so bad at running [...]

Feds Want Kwame Brown to Spend Six Days in Jail (Updated)

Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown should spend six days in jail for his "shameless" crime of lying on a loan application in order to purchase a luxury boat, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The feds just posted their strongly worded argument for Brown's brief incarceration. Brown resigned from office and pleaded guilty [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Legal Defense Fund Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning! IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

Kwame Brown Wants HTJ To Do Something
Wanted: New Elections Boss

Good morning sweet readers! Debt ceiling, debt smeiling, there's a football season. Go Cowboys! News time:
The [...]

Medicaid Malpractice

If you’re a politically connected businessman who takes home a large chunk of the District’s Medicaid money and the city itself says you’re doing naughty things, don’t worry. The worst that’s likely to happen is you’ll pay a fine—and then no one will blink as you continue making gobs of dough.
That’s the moral of the [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Remain Vigilant Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
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On Mayor Gray’s Schedule: A Royal Meet-and-Greet With Prince Charles

Good morning, Washington! Welcome to Day 2 of your post-Osama world.
The District Department of Transportation’s [...]

Disservice Sector: Trouble for a Nonprofit Run by David Wilmot, D.C. Superlobbyist

Here’s a novel idea: Maybe three of the most prominent lawyers in D.C. politics shouldn’t be in charge of group homes that care for the developmentally disabled.
That modest suggestion comes after LL learned of the latest sad chapter in the story of Individual Development Inc., a non-profit whose board includes super lobbyist David Wilmot as [...]

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