Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Barnes’

“Shadow Staffer” Darrel Thompson Launches Ward 6 Run

Ward 6 candidate Darrel Thompson says he wants to shake up the Wilson Building. To prove it, he led the audience at his campaign launch on Sunday in a whopping seven call-and-response demands for "new leadership." It'd be the makings of a classic anti-incumbent campaign, if only he had an incumbent to run against.
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Yesterday Johnny Barnes, the executive director of the local chapter of the ACLU, was accused of a crime he didn't commit.
Well, sort of. Barnes was in court yesterday representing Keith Silver, an ANC commissioner who was arrested in April for demonstrating outside various congressional buildings in favor of D.C. statehood.
During the perfunctory first part of [...]

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