Posts Tagged ‘Harold Gist’

What’s Not In D.C. Campaign Finance Reports

Anyone comparing Councilmember Michael Brown and challenger David Grosso's campaign finance reports would think that Brown is in trouble.
The most recent reports, filed Oct. 29, show Brown with little more than $7,000 left to spend in the week before the election. Grosso only has $14,500 left, but that's because he spent $82,000 in October, much [...]

Kwame Brown’s Transition Fund Paid Brother’s Firm

In this week's column on Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s legal defense fund, LL mentions how there are multiple ways for D.C. politicians to raise and spend money outside the reach of the Office of Campaign Finance and outside the view of the public.
One interesting example is Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's transition [...]