Posts Tagged ‘Linda Wharton Boyd’

Gray Team Woos the Post

Mayor Vince Gray hired a new spokesman this week. Pedro Ribeiro will be replacing Linda Wharton Boyd, who the mayor put out to pasture at the city’s Department of Health.
At a Monday news conference announcing the new hire, talk quickly turned to why the mayor was making the move. Some Gray supporters have long blamed [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Turn to Face the Strange Edition

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Gray Spokeswoman's Final Spin

Good morning sweet readers! Who knew Marion Barry would be so good at Twitter? News time:
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Gray Spokeswoman’s Final Spin

Mayor Vince Gray's spokeswoman Linda Wharton Boyd was given the old heave-ho today. Boyd is being sent off to the Department of Health to make way for a new (and $40,000-a-year cheaper) communications director, Pedro Ribeiro.
Boyd's departure isn't much of a surprise. Since taking over in late August, new chief-of-staff Chris Murphy has taken an [...]

Gray Admin Mum on Tampa Trip

 

Did Mayor Vince Gray really go to Florida this weekend to tour the training facility of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? If so, who paid for the trip?
It seems like those would be an easy enough questions to get answered, after The Washington Times published a column saying as much. The Times reports that Gray went with [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Andi, We Hardly Knew Ye Edition

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Mayor’s Office Mum on MVGSG

Less than a week after the first media mention of the Mysterious Vince Gray Support Group, the mayor's office is declining to name who sits on the clandestine group.
"Can not confirm, I wasn't there," says Gray spokeswoman Linda Wharton-Boyd, when LL asked her to confirm some possible members of MVGSG who attended a recent pow-wow [...]

Team Gray and The Post

If you wanted to pick a when the honeymoon ended for Mayor Vince Gray, you'd do well to pick Feb. 19.
That's when The Washington Post first published a story by reporter Nikita Stewart on the Gray administration's practice of paying some senior aides more than the Fenty administration did, and hiring a handful of politically [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Full Ginsberg Edition

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Vince Gray Loves the IG Who Will Investigate Him

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Another Top Gray Aide’s Child Lands City Job

If you want to work in the Gray administration, you should ask your parents to get a job in the Gray administration.
Hot on the heels of WAMU's report that the children of Mayor Vince Gray's campaign chairwoman and chief of staff have landed jobs with the cash-strapped District government, comes word that the son of [...]

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