Posts Tagged ‘Kojo Nnamdi’

Bowser Opts Out of WAMU Appearance With Catania

The mayoral race is starting to pick up again after a sleepy few weeks, but don't expect to hear leading contenders Muriel Bowser and David Catania face off on the airwaves soon. LL has learned that Bowser refused requests this week to go on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi-hosted The Politics Hour with her opponent next month.
Bowser campaign manager Bo Shuff says his candidate's choice to [...]

Morning Links

Washington Hospital Center layoffs blamed partly on fallout from Jeff Thompson's Chartered Health. [Post]
Vince Gray needs a new precedent for picking up petitions late. [Post]
Kojo Nnamdi thinks Gray will run. [Washingtonian]
More on Paul Zukerberg's attorney general election fight. [WAMU]
District thinking about social impact bonds. [Housing Complex]
Holiday trains on Metro for Veteran's Day make people who have to work even [...]

Morning Links

Former Jeff Thompson employee to plead guilty to straw donor scheme. [Post, LL, Times]
Report: District still not meeting standards in court-ordered supervision of treatment of developmentally disabled. [Examiner]
Today's the last day of the Examiner as we know it. [Examiner]
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen's making an appearance on Kojo at noon. [Twitter]

Revisionist History of “Get Over It” Barry Quote

Earlier this week, Mayor For Life Marion Barry said on Newstalk with Bruce DePuyt that when he said "Get over it" to white voters after his comeback 1994 election, it was not a negative message, but a statement to help them start the mental healing process of accepting him as their mayor.
He repeated the same [...]

Loose Lips Daily: The Other Kind of Race 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!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

Michael D. Brown Not Giving Up
Fenty Not Allowed To Switch Teams

Good afternoon sweet readers! LL apologizes for the lateness of this roundup, but felt like [...]

City Paper‘s Schaffer on Kojo

Tune into WAMU (88.5 FM) to listen to Washington City Paper Editor Michael Schaffer talk about local D.C. politics with Kojo Nnamdi. Schaffer will discuss the newly released Washington City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi Show voter poll.

Sneak Preview of City Paper/Kojo Nnamdi Show Poll!

Tomorrow's dead-tree edition of Washington City Paper will be chock full of news about next week's primary elections, especially the mayor's race between Vincent Gray and Adrian Fenty. One highlight: a poll sponsored by City Paper and WAMU-FM's The Kojo Nnamdi Show that looks at what D.C. voters think about the candidates and the city. [...]

Jim Graham Responds To Ted Loza Question

Today on Kojo, Ward One's councilmember candidates held a spirited debate. Near the end of the hour, a caller asked incumbent Councilmember Jim Graham about his ties to ex-staffer Ted Loza. Last fall, Loza was indicted on bribery charges. We wrote about their complicated and troubling relationship after Loza was indicted. But Graham has been [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Jerkstore 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!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

The Michael Brown All Star Team
Is Fenty A Jerk?
Michelle Rhee the Most Powerful Person in Real Estate

Good morning, sweet readers! Well, it was bound to happen. [...]

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