Posts Tagged ‘mayor2014’

Andy Shallal Vs. LL

The District's mayoral candidates didn't hold back at last night's first mayoral debate, going after one another over their positions on electing an attorney general and hiking the minimum wage hike. For his closing remarks, though, Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal chose another target: LL.
"I would admonish the media to sort of tone it down [...]

Vincent Orange for Mayor?

As crowded as the D.C. mayor's race is getting, one at-large councilmember with hopes for the top job has been surprisingly absent: Vincent Orange. For the first time in a while, District voters have been facing the unusual prospect of a citywide election without Orange near the top of the ballot.
Maybe not for long. Wilson Building staffers [...]

Bowser Campaign Moves Aboveground

Muriel Bowser has been running for mayor since March. Until recently, though, her campaign has been housed in digs more appropriate for a middle school Dungeons and Dragons game—Bowser, according to campaign manager Bo Shuff, has "a great basement."
All that's over. On Saturday, the campaign got some more appropriate space with a new headquarters at 4300 Georgia Ave. [...]

More Trouble for Mayoral Candidate Christian Carter

City contractor Christian Carter's July 20 mayoral campaign kick-off featured an unlikely guest: an employee of the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services with an affidavit for the new candidate to sign.
Carter, caught in a dispute with the city over payments for producing the 2014 Children's Budget, claimed that Mayor Vince Gray was punishing [...]