Posts Tagged ‘guns’

There Goes My Gun

In D.C., happiness is not a warm gun.

Phil Mendelson Asks LivingSocial to Lay Off the Booze and Guns

It's the time of the summer recess when a D.C. Council chairman's heart turns to more light-hearted pursuits. For Phil Mendelson, that means bugging LivingSocial.
In a letter to LivingSocial CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy, Mendelson asks the daily deals company to join its Chicago-based competitor Groupon and drop deals that involve both alcohol and guns. (Washington City Paper [...]

Tony Cheng’s Son Applied for Gun Permit During Investigation

Here's a wrinkle in the taxi bribery charges against politically connected Chinatown restauranteur Tony Cheng and his son. While prosecutors were pressuring the two to cooperate in a larger federal investigation, Tony Cheng Jr. was getting permission to carry a gun.
On April 22, Cheng applied for a concealed weapons permit, according to Virginia court records. [...]

Morning Links

Budget approved with lower sales tax, no amendment from David Catania on schools. [WBJ, Times]
Living wage bill passes first vote, 8-5. [Housing Complex, WBJ, Post]
Report on Human Rights Watch investigation of MPD says nonprofit used incomplete data, made wrong assumptions. [Post]
The Heller ruling, five years later. [WAMU]
Keely Thompson pleads guilty to spending city grant money on [...]

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