Posts Tagged ‘marshall brown’

Loose Lips Daily: Kwame Brown Part Two? Edition

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Alexander: Bring Back Earmarks

Good morning sweet readers! Psst, wanna buy a Rembrandt? News time:
Kwame Brown, Take Two?: Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown tried to [...]

Kwame Brown’s Transition Fund Paid Brother’s Firm

In this week's column on Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s legal defense fund, LL mentions how there are multiple ways for D.C. politicians to raise and spend money outside the reach of the Office of Campaign Finance and outside the view of the public.
One interesting example is Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's transition [...]

OCF to Question Kwame Brown on Monday

D.C. Watch's Dorothy Brizill broke the news on the Kojo Nnamdi Show today that the Office of Campaign Finance plans to depose Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown on Monday as part of its investigation into his 2008 re-election campaign.
Yesterday, OCF deposed Brown's father and brother, Marshall and Che Brown, OCF spokesman Wesley Williams confirmed. [...]

Loose Lips Daily: OCF No Show Edition

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Money Matters
We Are Marshall

Good morning sweet readers! Georgetown has angered Poseidon, probably over parking issues. News time:
No Show: All three dailies covered the non-event that was [...]

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 [...]

Kwame Brown’s Mystery Money

Here’s a question no one seems to have asked yet: Since D.C. Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown paid his family to work on his first two campaigns, does that mean he paid them during last year’s race, as well?
Several politically connected friends of Brown think there’s a good chance he did. But you won’t [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Marshall Brown Edition

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The Last Post on The W Hotel

Good morning sweet readers! On Fridays, LL's boss cruelly likes to ask LL what his plans are for the weekend, [...]

One Lucky Republican

Is Patrick Mara the luckiest sonofabitch in D.C. politics?
He was looking that way until this weekend, when news broke that the sole Republican in the April special election for an at-large D.C. Council seat might be booted from the ballot for submitting petition signatures that appeared forged.
Suddenly, things seemed bleak for Mara. One need not [...]

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