Posts Tagged ‘Harry Reid’

Morning Links

Vince Gray crashes Harry Reid's press conference, Reid tells him "Don't screw this up." [WAMU, LL, Post, Times]
Quick, while the feds are distracted, let's take back the parks. [Housing Complex]
City has "7 to 10" days left, according to Gray. [WBJ]
Phil Mendelson and officials from Montgomery and Prince George's County propose minimum wage increase to 2016 for $11.50. [Post]
The [...]

Vince Gray: Bring Me Obama!

The federal shutdown has had an unusually small impact on the District's local government, thanks to Mayor Vince Gray's decision to fund operations out of city's $144 million rainy day fund. The city has even been filling in for the feds in some places, but the fund's starting to run out. In a letter to President Barack [...]

Senate Staffer Launches Ward 6 Exploratory Committee

The race to replace mayoral hopeful  Tommy Wells in his Ward 6 D.C. Council seat could soon have its first entrant. Darrel Thompson, a staffer for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, filed papers for an exploratory committee yesterday.
Thompson, a 43-year-old native Washingtonian, works as Reid's Deputy Chief of Staff for Intergovernmental and External Affairs. Thompson tells [...]

Did Harry Reid Throw D.C. Voting Rights Under the Bus for Naught?

It appears that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's courting of a National Rifle Association endorsement in his tough re-election battle back in Nevada has come up empty. And as part of that delicate dance, Reid royally screwed over the District in its voting rights battle on Capitol Hill.
As The Wall Street Journal reported late [...]