Posts Tagged ‘northwest current’

At-Large Race: Current Endorses White and Bonds, Slams Silverman

The Current makes its picks.

Morning Links

Don't ask Muriel Bowser about her legislative accomplishments and expect to get away with it. [DCist]
Vincent Orange sues to get into televised debate. [LL]
Police turn to "recovery" in Relisha Rudd search. [WTOP, City Desk, WAMU, Times, Post]
Anita Bonds defends her at-large seat. [Post]
Bonds crushes her opponents in poll. [LL]
District autonomy could make it to the Senate. [Post]
Post ed board wants run-offs. [Post]
Northwest Current wants you to vote for [...]

After Ditching Gray, Current Backs Bowser and Evans

Talk about a turnaround. After endorsing Vince Gray, then ditching him over shadow campaign financier Jeff Thompson's guilty plea, the Northwest Current is now urging readers to consider voting for Muriel Bowser because she has the best chance at stopping Gray.
In a new editorial in this week's Current (jump to p. 8), the paper admits that Bowser is slim on legislative [...]

Northwest Current Withdraws Its Gray Endorsement

Vince Gray asked District residents last night to believe in his innocence, but the staff of the Northwest Current isn't buying it. After endorsing Gray's re-election bid last week, the paper announced today that shadow campaign financier Jeff Thompson's guilty plea has inspired them to withdraw it.
As usual, the Current's website doesn't have the editorial yet, but you can read [...]

Vince Gray Wins Current Endorsement

Northwest Current publisher Davis Kennedy has had his hours-long grillings with the mayoral candidates, and now he's making his endorsement: Vince Gray.  
While the notoriously Internet-wary Current hasn't posted its latest issue online yet, you can read the endorsement on Twitter. After praising Gray for his schools policy and criticizing him for homelessness and the state of the fire department, the Current takes Gray up on [...]