Posts Tagged ‘Ron Brown’

Michael Brown’s Magic Money

The next set of D.C. campaign finance reports are due in two days, and it looks like former Councilmember Michael Brown could be reporting a tidy haul.
Brown doesn't have a figure of how much he's raised immediately available, but he's been on a fundraising tear this last week.
Brown says he was in Los Angeles on [...]


It wasn’t that long ago that Councilmember Michael Brown’s name was mentioned as a possible mayoral candidate one day.
Brown, after all, has the pedigree (he’s the son of the late Commerce Secretary Ron Brown) and the charm to make a strong citywide push. Some of his supporters say it was understood a few months ago [...]

Barry The Strong Democrat, When the Situation Calls

Last week, Councilmember Vincent Orange pleaded with his fellow Democrats on the D.C. Council to pick him as the ceremonial No. 2 pro tempore council chairman over Councilmember Michael A. Brown, a registered independent.
Orange said he would be made to look like an "idiot," especially when he traveled to the Democratic Party's national convention in Charlotte, [...]

VO Goes Loco

The D.C. Council has spoken: Phil Mendelson is the new chairman, and Michael Brown now has the near-meaningless second-in-command title of Chairman Pro Tempore.
The council voted this morning after a lively, angry debate over whether who was more qualified for the No. 2 job: Brown or Vincent Orange.
It was clear from the onset that Orange didn't [...]

Michael A. Brown Announces Re-Election Bid

Democratic At-large Councilmember Michael A. Brown ... wait, LL always forgets for some reason. Independent At-Large Councilmember Michael A. Brown announced he's filed for re-election today.
Be sure and check out his new webpage, where it appears Brown will be going with the color red for his campaign signage and using the slogan "Independent Democratic Candidate [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Angry Black Straw Voters Edition

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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 [...]