Posts Tagged ‘Max Skolnik’

Challengers Having A Hard Time Knocking Bowser

At last night's Washington City Paper/WPFW Ward 4 debate, the five challengers did their best to get some licks on incumbent Councilmember Muriel Bowser. Maybe it was because the venue, Petworth's Domku, was stacked with Bowser supporters, but LL didn't see many blows land.
The three lines of attack used most often were 1) that Bowser [...]

Max “Hollywood” Skolnik Winning Non-Voting Celebrity Support

OMG! Ward 4 Challenger Max Skolnik knows famous people!
Last night, Skolnik got a Twitter boost from Tom Colicchio, the firm but fair Top Chef judge who, you know, actually knows how to cook food.
"Proud of my friend @maxskolnik fighting to get corporate $ out of politics. Learn more or donate to his campaign," Colicchio wrote, [...]

Bowser Defends Corporate Giving, And Lots of It

Last summer, Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown showed Ward 6 Councilmartyr Saint Tommy Wells who was boss by stripping Wells of his beloved transportation committee. A side effect of the move was a game of musical committee chairs that left Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser in charge of the government operations committee. And that [...]

Money Talks

A new round of campaign finance reports are in, and here are LL's quick takes:
Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser's money train keep chugging, with just about every power-that-be in town writing her a $500 check. She raised $63,000 in the last two months, bringing her total so far to $148,000. Challenger Max Skolnik has raised [...]

Ward 4 Council Race Gets Crowdeder

Max Skolnik, the head of a youth nonprofit, has declared himself a candidate for the Ward 4 council seat in the rapidly approaching April primary.
Skolnik, 35, founded and runs Kid Power Inc., a nonprofit that "provides educational programming for 350 youth from underserved communities." He says he's jumping in the race because current Ward [...]