Posts Tagged ‘romaine thomas’

How Many People Does It Take to Host a Party?

Unlike likely mayoral candidates Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans and Ward 6 Councilmartyr Saint Tommy Wells, Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser has been keeping her potential ambitions out of the press. Evans and Wells haven't been shy about their shared goal of becoming the District's next mayor, while Bowser, whose name is often mentioned as [...]

McDuffie Preaches Unity, Thanks HTJ

New Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie pledged to be a uniter and not a divider at a breakfast held in his honor this morning at Israel Baptist Church. No kidding! His speech included a shout-out to his disgraced predecessor, Harry Thomas Jr.
“I’m going to work hard to bridge the gaps between communities that have felt [...]

So Long Harry!

Moments after convicted felon and disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. was sentenced to 38 months in prison, he marched silently past a scrum of reporters outside the U.S. District Court House and hopped into his awaiting ride: a luxury German sport utility vehicle.
It was an ironic choice, given that Thomas will be [...]

Harry Thomas Jr. Sentenced to 38 Months in Prison

Harry Thomas Jr. will go to federal prison for 38 months, then serve three years of probation, for stealing more than $350,000 in city funds, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled this morning.
“This is a case of betrayal,” Bates said.
Before the sentencing, Thomas blamed his theft of on “a sense of entitlement.” He briefly choked up [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Harry Thomas Jr., Not So Vindicated Edition

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Weekend Reading: HTJ at the Beginning
HTJ Started Stealing Right Away
Ron Machen's Big Day
Photos: HTJ Pleads [...]

Running in Place

If you have amazing hearing and listenclosely, you just might be able to detect the pitter-patter of potential political candidates, jockeying ever so carefully for position in the event of a special election to replace embattled Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Thomas, as LL hopes all of his readers are aware, recently agreed to pay [...]