Posts Tagged ‘Mike DeBonis’

Loose Lips Daily: Try Again Edition

A deliberative roundup of one city's local politics. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
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Fiona Greig Drops Out of Ward 2 Race

Gray Expected to Tap Norton Aide for Deputy Position

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Council’s Counsel: Evans In the Clear

Since last summer there's been a website devoted to calling on Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans to explain the links between his outside job as a lawyer for the lobbying powerhouse firm Patton Boggs and his role in directing city funds to help finance the construction of a new hotel next to the District's convention [...]

Post Boss Kills Post Story Responding to Post Editorial About Cowbells

Note to Washington Post reporters: Never, ever, ever, ever write a blog post questioning the wisdom of your paper's editorial page's opposition to cowbells.
That's the takeaway from a clumsy Wednesday night episode at 15th and L that saw a blog post by reporter Mike DeBonis go live, before quickly being pulled from the website with [...]

More Questions For CYITC

One tidbit that's now been cut from two of LL's columns, including the second part of this week's effort, is that the Child & Youth Investment Trust Corporation has given two grants directly to Team Thomas, the non-profit belonging to Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Both the CYITC and Team Thomas play prominent roles in [...]

Loose Lips Daily: You’ve Got Mail, No I Don’t Edition

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Good morning Washington. Same drill today as has been the case all this week. Your normal LL, Alan Suderman, is on vacation. And wouldn’t you think he’d relish [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Hizzoner’s Honeymoon Nearly Over Edition

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UMC Blood Feud

Good morning, Washington. Your normal LL, Alan Suderman, is taking the day off. So I'm stepping in to survey [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Mandjou Edition

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Rallying Around Biddle
Marion Barry and David Catania: Frenemies Without the "Friends" Part
House GOP Want Your Money

Good morning sweet readers! Your afro-pop song of the [...]

Shocker: Michelle Rhee to Resign

Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is set to announce her resignation tomorrow to go work on the Fenty write-in campaign, according to multiple reports:
She is scheduled to announce her departure at a news conference with Mayor Adrian Fenty (D) and presumptive mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray (D), said officials close to both Gray and Rhee, [...]

Peter Nickles Likes the Caps Button

If past statements are any indication, D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles is out of a job once the new mayoral regime takes power. He could also be in trouble with his profession, as Nickles is being investigated by the D.C. Bar in connection to a potential conflict of interest.
If [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sex in the City Edition

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The Rhee Factor in Real Estate
DCPS Drops the Ball
Fenty Won't Run as Independent

Good morning, sweet readers! Mayor Adrian Fenty took his apology tour to Washington City Paper [...]

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