Posts Tagged ‘Michael A. Brown’

New DOES Director Is Out (Updated)

Department of Employment Services Acting Director Rochelle Webb is hastily departing District employment, Councilmember Michael A. Brown just confirmed to LL, who would like to thank his tipster for the heads up!
Brown declined to share the details on why Webb is leaving or whether she was fired or resigned. LL will update as those details [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Self-Employed Edition

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How to Have Your Picture Taken With Mayor Gray

Good morning sweet readers! Has LL told you he's a Cowboys fan yet? Well, he is. [...]

Seats of Power: Kwame Brown May Anger Colleagues With Committee Assignments

Kwame Brown, the next D.C. Council chairman, is the most thoughtful man on the planet. His wisdom knows no bounds. His intelligence is extraordinary.
At least, that’s a rough approximation of what many of Brown’s colleagues are saying about their new leader these days. It’s a remarkable turnaround from a few months ago, when Brown’s colleagues [...]

Breaking: Nickles Suing Peebles Over False Claims

Breaking news this morning: Attorney General Peter Nickles is suing super-developer Don Peebles for allegedly trying to bill the city for $1.2 million in "improper charges," some of which included "political contributions and champagne and valet parking for a Miami fundraiser," the AG's office says in a statement.
The complaint says Peebles' MLK corporation, which owns [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Brown Needs to Transition Too Edition

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Gray Camp: Now Hiring

Hey, You Should Run for Council

Good morning sweet readers! Boy, did it ever get dark [...]

Loose Lips Daily: A Team of Elders Edition

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Gray Transition Director Owes $236,000 in Back Taxes

Good morning sweet readers! Another Thursday, another free copy of City [...]

The Other Rally

While most of the District's attention was focused Saturday at the Mall, and why Sheryl Crow was trying to perform a duet with Kid Rock to a song she obviously didn't know the words of, LL was at Shiloh Baptist Church for pre-election rally for Almost Mayor Vince Gray and most of the rest of [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Back Taxes Edition

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Dave Hedgepeth: Tea Party fan?
Gray Standing By Reuben Charles

Good morning sweet readers! How about those Rangers, eh? News [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Post Payback Edition

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Ron Moten for Council?

School Reform: Summed Up Nicely by Our Friends in Taiwan

Good morning sweet readers! Well, it's [...]

Stealth Bombers

Listening to last week’s Democratic Party unity press conference last week, you could be forgiven for thinking Republican candidates actually threatened to take some power in this overwhelmingly Democratic town.
Addressing a crowd of about 40 diehards at the First Trinity Lutheran Church, several Democrats sounded off on the GOP as if it were the boogeyman [...]

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