Posts Tagged ‘Joe diGenova’

District’s Shutdown Plan Is “Idiocy Of Immense Proportions,” Says Former U.S. Attorney

A little law-breaking can be contagious. Mayor Vince Gray risks violating the Anti-Deficiency Act if he keeps the entire city government running during a shutdown without the feds' approval, but he's not alone. D.C. Council chairman Phil Mendelson is set to introduce his own bill Tuesday to keep the city running. Councilmember David Grosso, meanwhile, says the District should build [...]

What the Vehicle Seizures Might Mean

At the risk of overstating the obvious: Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. appears fucked.
This morning FBI agents and special agents from the IRS's Criminal Investigation Division raided his home, took a few trash bags worth of evidence, and towed his Chevy Tahoe and a motorcycle.
D.C. DMV records show that Thomas registered the 2008 Tahoe [...]

Sulaimon the Strange

Has there ever been a character in the tragicomedy of District politics as entertaining as Sulaimon Brown?
Brown, as you know, narrowly lost last year’s mayoral race by a mere 72,439 votes, went on to work in Mayor Vince Gray’s administration, was fired, had to be escorted out of his office by police, crashed a mayoral [...]

Running in Place

If you have amazing hearing and listenclosely, you just might be able to detect the pitter-patter of potential political candidates, jockeying ever so carefully for position in the event of a special election to replace embattled Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Thomas, as LL hopes all of his readers are aware, recently agreed to pay [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sounding Like Republicans Edition

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Together We Stand With Vincent Orange, Divide, We Fall

Good morning sweet readers! Everytime LL feels [...]