Posts Tagged ‘Mark Segraves’

Vincent Orange: NBC4 Made Me “the Butt of Jokes”

At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange would like to make one thing clear: He does not have a side door in his office. "People continue to think I slipped out a side door I do not have," Orange says in a press release sent to reporters and his D.C. Council colleagues today.
Why all the attention to Orange's entrances [...]

Kwame Brown: “I Have No Plans To Resign”

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown told reporters today that he has no plans to resign his office and that he broke no laws during his 2008 re-election campaign, which federal authorities have been investigating for about a year now.
The comments come after several days of intense speculation at the Wilson Building over Brown's [...]

Kwame Brown vs. Mark Segraves!

Here's a sign that an ongoing federal investigation may be getting to D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown, despite what he told the Post recently.
WTOP reporter Mark Segraves says Brown pushed him against a wall in the Wilson Building this morning when Segraves was trying to ask him a question as Brown walked into [...]

Is Police Chief Cathy Lanier Worth $11 Million?

WTOP's Mark Segraves is first with the not-very-surprising news that the Gray administration has signed Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier to a new five-year deal. Lanier consistently gets high marks in public opinion polls, so it's no surprise that the mayor wouldn't want to part with the Fenty administration's most popular holdover.
LL suspects that [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sulaimon B-Roll Edition

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Grand Jury Empaneled on Kwame Case, Witness Says

Good afternoon, sweet readers! LL can't believe Courtney got a rose last night. What [...]

Media Training? Try Media Scolding

LL has returned, unscathed, from an "Executive Media Skills Seminar" with top staff of the Gray administration. The pow wow was off the record, so LL can't spill too much dirt, but fortunately there wasn't any real dirt to spill.
A couple observations: iPads are surprisingly popular among Mayor Vince Gray's top staffers, and the District's [...]

Hey Gov. Tommy Carcetti, Stop Interrupting

WTOP's Mark Segraves was doing a fine job of grilling Mayor Vince Gray today over Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's SUVs when Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley got in the way.

Gray wasn't going anywhere near Segraves' questions about Brown's expensive and finicky taste in luxury SUV interiors.
When asked about his personal thoughts on Brown's SUVs, [...]

Segraves Scoop: Fenty Asking Obama For Letter of Recommendation

WTOP's Mark Segraves wins the early afternoon news cycle with the news that Adrian Fenty is reaching out to President Barack Obama for a last-minute endorsement.
Segraves tweets:
"Fenty tells WTOP he's called WH asking for POTUS to endorse him prior to primary. Fenty won't say who he spoke with, but confirms request."
"Fenty says he [...]