Posts Tagged ‘Lloyd Jordan’

Video: Vince Gray Is Delighted to See Jeff Thompson

If you haven't read it yet, this week's column is about the highly unusual financial relationship between Jeff Thompson, the alleged financier of the "shadow campaign" federal prosecutors say helped Mayor Vince Gray win election, and David Wilmot, one of the city's top-paid lobbyists.
In the piece, LL shows how Thompson's money was routed through Wilmot's [...]

See Nothing, Say Nothing

Reporters can be an annoying bunch,and the Wilson Building press corps is no different. LL and his colleagues pester and hector Mayor Vince Gray at every turn for answers about the allegedly vast illegal shadow campaign federal prosecutors say helped him beat Adrian Fenty in the 2010 election, to no avail. Wanna know what Gray [...]

Depends What Your Definition of “Campaign” Is

Another day, another piece of bad news on the front page of the Washington Post for Mayor Vince Gray. Today, the Posties report that Gray's 2010 mayoral campaign kept a database of public housing residents, "which appears to be an unauthorized use of private government information."
The mayor tells the paper he was unaware of any [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Try Again Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. 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:

Fiona Greig Drops Out of Ward 2 Race

Gray Expected to Tap Norton Aide for Deputy Position

Good morning sweet readers! [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Vince’s Intervention Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
Good morning sweet readers! Is it too late to make a rapture joke? It is? Too bad for you, 'cause LL has some good ones. Maybe next time. News time:
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We Are Marshall

Marshall Brown, father of Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown, was barred this morning from the Office of Campaign Finance's hearing on problems with the chairman's 2008 campaign finances.
Marshall Brown showed up at the OCF hearing but wasn't allowed to participate because he's not officially part of the 2008 campaign, according to OCF spokesman Wesley [...]

Gray Aide and Nominee Has Car Controversy of His Own

In case you missed it, this week the council decided to delay a vote on the appointment of  Lloyd Jordan to the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Jordan is a strong ally of Mayor Vince Gray and was a lawyer for the Gray campaign last year.
The council voted to delay Jordan's appointment because a number of [...]

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