Posts Tagged ‘Lorraine Green’

Gray Campaign Was Sulaimon’s Biggest Donor Late in Campaign

One mystery of the 2010 mayoral campaign that's never going to be solved is how Sulaimon Brown managed to win 209 votes in the Democratic primary. Why would you ever vote for that guy?!
Another mystery that may only be partially solved is how Brown managed to raise more than $16,000 for his quixotic fringe bid. [...]

Source: Lorraine Green Knew of Payments to Sulaimon

A source familiar with the federal investigation into Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral campaign says that campaign chairwoman and closest friend Lorraine Green knew of improper payments made to fringe candidate Sulaimon Brown.
Court records expected to be released tomorrow after Howard Brooks pleads guilty to lying to the FBI will say that an unnamed individual knew [...]

Is Vince Gray Fucked? And Other Questions

LL was out interviewing Ward 5 Councilmember-elect Kenyan McDuffie today when news broke that Mayor Vince Gray's de facto mayoral campaign treasurer, Thomas Gore, is almost certain to plead guilty in the near future to destroying evidence and using Gray's campaign funds to make illegal payments to former minor mayoral candidate  Sulaimon [...]

Gray Spokesman: Mystery Man Pushed Paper at $92,000-a-year Rate

Last Friday Mayor Vince Gray newsdumped a report detailing how his private transition fund raised and spent $1 million, with mystery former Gray campaign aide Howard Brooks getting a $34,500 slice of the pie.
Brooks, you may recall, has been accused by Sulaimon Brown of being the bag man for the Gray campaign and literally stuffing cash [...]

Loose Lips Daily: No Knowledge of Excel 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! Those Cowboys sure are gracious to allow the Eagles to restore their season and make the NFC East interesting. Also, how about their [...]

Loose Lips Daily: You Broke My Heart, Howard

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!
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Nursing Home Name Anger Subsides

Good afternoon sweet readers! Sorry for the delay, LL was busy keeping it real. News time:
I Know It [...]

Mayor Gray 2.0

The life of a big-city mayor ain’t easy. Just ask Mayor Vince Gray, who spent part of Tuesday morning inspecting the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the Mall. Gray gave interviews to various media outlets to highlight the District’s lack of voting rights, fixed Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry’s tie, and posed for [...]

Newsflash: Sulaimon Brown Was A Horrible Hire

Right about the time that Mayor Vince Gray was having a pleasant moment posing for pictures at the new MLK memorial this morning, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh released a committee report saying the Gray administration's hiring practices caused "deep harm" to the District government's reputation.
The reports findings are for the most part nothing new: [...]

Biz Community Angry at Gray for Veto Surprise

The story of Mayor Vince Gray's decision to pocket veto the council's plans to delay implementation of a tax on interest earned on out-of-the-District municipal bonds continues to roll on.
Today the business community, or at least the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and the Federal City Council, issued a statement [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Silver Lining Edition

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Micro-Manager, Except For That One Thing?
Fenty in Chile

Good morning sweet readers! This article is a joke; friends don't let friends eat farmed fish. Period. Also, today [...]

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