Posts Tagged ‘Martin O’Malley’

New Prince George’s County Casino Could Cost D.C.

LL has a hard time reconciling how Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley thinks he has a chance of being president in 2016 when one of his biggest accomplishments as governor could be opening some sure-to-be gaudy Las Vegas-style casino in Prince George's County. But hey, that's not LL's beat.
But the D.C. Lottery, which the feds are [...]

Jeff Thompson Part of Small Group That Gave to Gray’s Cousin

Jeff Thompson, the D.C. Medicaid contractor who allegedly funded a $650,000 illegal shadow campaign and gave more than $40,000 in straw donations to help get Vince Gray elected mayor in 2010, was part of a small group of Gray associates who donated to a Maryland campaign by the mayor's cousin.
In late 2007, Maryland Del. Jim [...]

Are You Sure About That, Eleanor?

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said today that she doesn't think any of the donations she's received from Jeff Thompson, the man allegedly behind Vince Gray's shadow campaign, are suspect.
"I don't have any reason to believe that any of the contributions were illegal," Norton said today on WPFW's D.C. Politics. Yesterday President Barack Obama and Maryland Gov. [...]

Spox: No Thompson-Related Subpoenas for Atlanta Mayor

We all know that the U.S. Attorney hasn't been shy in dumping subpoenas all over D.C. politics in search of records related to prolific giver of money orders Jeff Thompson. But what about outside of D.C.? Have the pols who have gotten Thompson money had to fork over their records? At least one says he [...]

The Thompson Network Breakdown, Again

This week's column is about accountant Jeff Thompson, a generous political donor who is at the center of a broad investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office. Last summer LL calculated all the political contributions that could be tied to Thompson and found $730,000 worth of donations since 2010. Since then, LL's found new donors [...]

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, [...]

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