Posts Tagged ‘Jason Chaffetz’

New District PAC Aims At Meddling Congressmen

A PAC that targets out-of-District pols who try to overturn or defund D.C. laws.

Mendelson Avoids Naming Council Staffers in Marijuana Investigation

Mendo blows smoke

Buzzkill: Say Goodbye to the Pot Consensus

What's next for legal pot? It looks like a fight.

Council Mulls Giving Staffers’ Names to Congress

Council considers whether to name names on marijuana

Congress to D.C.: Your Marijuana Still Isn’t Legal

A letter from the House Oversight Commitee threatens prosecutions for breaking federal law.

Sekou Biddle Wants To Be Your Councilmember

Let’s get this out of the way: The ear-to-ear scar that runs atop the crown of Sekou Biddle’s skull is the result of some asshole blindsiding him with a pool cue in the mid-’90s when he was trying to head off a bar fight. The single whack, which the newest member of the D.C. Council [...]

Overlord Pick Likely Weeks Away, Could Be A Freshman

Which lucky Republican will get to lord over the District as chairman of the House Government Oversight and Reform subcommittee that watches over our fair city won't be determined for a few more weeks—and in fact, neither will the name and structure of the subcommittee.
A spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa, the incoming chairman of the [...]

Loose Lips Daily: New Overlord Edition

As much local politics as humanly possible. 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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Loose Lips Daily: It’s A-L-A-N Edition

As much local politics as humanly possible. 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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Meet the New Boss, Allen Lew
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OCTO Boss's Farewell
Gabe Klein's Farewell

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Jason Chaffetz May Not Be Our Overlord

Here's a bit of news from Slate's Dave Weigel, who wrote the City Paper cover story on Rep. Jason Chaffetz earlier this year (when Chaffetz seemed very excited at the prospect of taking over the House subcommittee that oversees the District). Since the GOP won control of the House Tuesday, Chaffetz may have his eyes on [...]

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