Posts Tagged ‘Robert Bennett’

Another Clinton-Era Connection to Mayor Gray’s Troubles

All we need now is  Linda Tripp.
Here's another connection between Mayor Vince Gray, who is under fire for getting elected with the help of an alleged off-the-books shadow campaign, and former President Bill Clinton, who was under fire for fooling around with an intern and lying about it. The AP has the scoop that Gray's chief [...]

See Nothing, Say Nothing

Reporters can be an annoying bunch,and the Wilson Building press corps is no different. LL and his colleagues pester and hector Mayor Vince Gray at every turn for answers about the allegedly vast illegal shadow campaign federal prosecutors say helped him beat Adrian Fenty in the 2010 election, to no avail. Wanna know what Gray [...]

Vince Gray: The New Bill Clinton?

Is Vince Gray borrowing Bill Clinton's political strategy?
Gray's attorney, Robert Bennett, was one of Clinton's lawyers during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Alleged shadow campaigns and acknowledged Oval Office blow jobs are, of course, two very distinct balls of wax, but it's interesting to peruse through some old Clinton-era clips and find similarities to Gray's current situation.
At the peak [...]

Mayor Gray: I Work Hard

Oops. Sorry, readers. LL got distracted and forgot to put up a post about Mayor Vince Gray's reaction to the poll in this morning's Washington Post that says more than half the city wants Gray to resign.
Asked today if the results sting a little, Gray told reporters: "Of course it does." He then transitioned into [...]

Nothing Left to Say

Mayor Vince Gray usually doesn’t have a hard time coming up with words. His speeches can last hours. His news conferences sometimes seem to drag on forever. But lately, the mayor’s gone silent just when he needs to be talking the most.
Last week, after two top aides from his 2010 mayoral campaign admitted in federal [...]

Fred Cooke Jr. Makes it Three for Three

One small detail in the current federal investigation into Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral campaign that's escaped much notice is the fact that attorney Fred Cooke Jr. is now three for three in recent federal probes involving city officials.
Cooke was there almost from the start when former Attorney General Peter Nickles started looking into disgraced [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Nothing Personal, Yvette

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!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

Prayers Answered: Ron Moten to Run For Council
Is Tommy Wells Making His Move?
Old Pictures of Vince Gray and Sulaimon Brown
Resolved: Vince Gray Isn't One for Resolutions
Does [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Post Goes Orange 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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Rap Battle
Undecided
Reading WCP is against the law

Good morning, sweet readers! How 'bout them Cowboys? They had a huge win last night that sets the tone for the [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Mayor For Life Cleared

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!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:

The Undecided
The Curious History of Bruce Bereano
More Campaign "Art"

Good morning, sweet readers! Well, no surprises last night.  Ali picked Roberto, which LL's wife saw coming since the [...]

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