Posts Tagged ‘Mo Elleithee’

Emails: PAC May Have Paid for Poll at Gray Campaign’s Request

A powerful political action committee may have paid for a $15,000 poll at the request of the scandal-plagued 2010 campaign of Mayor Vince Gray, an action that could have violated rules limiting campaign contributions or coordination between candidates and campaigns.
According to emails obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, among those involved in the back-and-forth [...]

Mary Cheh Says Vince Gray Should Step Down, Too

First David Catania, now Mary Cheh.
Two members of the D.C. Council called on Mayor Vince Gray to resign today, after federal prosecutors laid out details of the shadow campaign allegedly funded by city contractor Jeff Thompson that helped him win the 2010 election. Catania, who's clashed with Gray frequently, wasn't much of a surprise. Cheh, [...]

Posting Up

When Mayor Vince Gray’s new chief of staff, Chris Murphy, was hired this summer, one of the first things he did was take over the mayor’s languishing communications shop.
Murphy immediately had one-on-one meetings with reporters, started trading emails and phone calls with hacks, and, most recently, eased out the mayor’s spokeswoman and replaced her with [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Andi, We Hardly Knew Ye 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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Being the Mayor's Chief of Staff is Like Being Spinal Tap's Drummer
Andi Pringle: The Ten-Day Deputy Chief of Staff
Is David Catania a Chivalrous Sell Out?

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It’s Like Rainnnn, On Your Wedding Day

How's this for a small world: the head of fundraising for former Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee's advocacy group, Students First, is married to the guy who helped unseat Rhee's boss, Adrian Fenty, and ultimately Rhee herself.
Tali Stein is V.P. of development for Students First. She's married to Mo Elleithee, the veteran Virginia political operative who [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sugardaddy Edition

As much local politics as humanly possible. 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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White People Who Bike Like Fenty

Anita Dunn Helping The Green Team

SEIU Helping With Brown/Brown Confusion

Good morning sweet readers! Football season is here, finally. LL [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Money, Moten, and Marion Edition

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Moten Appears Before OCF
Special Ballot Tips

Milloy disses Gray

Good morning, sweet readers! LL's unborn child is doing well, 145 beat per minute as of this morning. LL and [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Jerkstore Edition

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The Michael Brown All Star Team
Is Fenty A Jerk?
Michelle Rhee the Most Powerful Person in Real Estate

Good morning, sweet readers! Well, it was bound to happen. [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Angry Black Straw Voters Edition

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Shoulda Been a Cowboy
Undecided
Boring Phil; Fashion Kwame
Gray’s Afghan Pen-Pal Returns the Love

Good morning, sweet readers! LL had a good laugh reading Dave McKenna's column in this week's [...]

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