Posts Tagged ‘Ron Moten’

Ron Moten Issues New Attack Song

As promised, Ward 7 challenger Ron Moten has issued a new song attacking his opponent, Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander.
Take a listen:
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Ron Moten Launches Attack Ad

When Ron Moten announced he was running for the Ward 7 D.C. Council seat, the city's body politic began waiting patiently for some Web-based campaign videos. It was Moten, after all, who was behind the the classic "Don't Leave Us Fenty" music video that is probably the best thing Adrian Fenty has to show for [...]

Yvette Alexander: For $1,000 Speed Camera Tickets

Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander said today at a radio debate that she's so pro-speed cameras that she wouldn't mind seeing the already-high fines raised a little, or even a lot.
"It could be a thousand dollars, I don't care," said Alexander, who says she's seen firsthand the death and destruction wrought by speeders.
That does not [...]

Sulaimon Compares Vince Gray to Aurora Shooter

Yikes. Former nuisance mayoral candidate and short-timer city auditor Sulaimon Brown emerged from hiding today to appear on Ron Moten's A.M. radio show and compare Mayor Vince Gray to the nutjob that shot up the movie theatre in Aurora, Colo. Brown wasn't comparing the nature of the crimes, but stressing the fact that—in Brown's mind—both [...]

Ron Moten, Author

Go-go impresario, political consultant, T-shirt maker, anti-youth violence advocate and Republican Ward 7 Council candidate Ron Moten has a new book coming out. In Drinking Muddy Water: The Evolution of a Civil Rights Republican, Moten promises to "name names" about local political corruption and ruminate on the Democratic Party's relationship with African-Americans.
From Moten's news release:
Meet [...]

Who Do You Trust?

In the last few years, Danita Doleman has done pretty well winning city contracts. Her consulting business, Camille Consulting Group Inc., has gotten more than $1.2 million in District business since 2004, mostly from the city’s technology office. Her nonprofit, Youth Technology Institute, has pulled in another $125,000 from the city’s human services department.
Youth Technology [...]

Chavous the Younger Nabs Endorsement

Oh man, is it really campaign season? It is when the primary is less than four (!) months away. On that note, today's biggest election news is that Ward 7 candidate Kevin Chavous the Younger has nabbed a noteworthy endorsement.
Readers may recall that LL reported this summer on a sizable group of Ward 7 activists [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Just the Beginning 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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Like Fenty, But Grayer

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Loose Lips Daily: Try Again 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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Fiona Greig Drops Out of Ward 2 Race

Gray Expected to Tap Norton Aide for Deputy Position

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Republican Reboot

This we know for sure: Exactly a year from next Tuesday, D.C. voters will head to the polls and vote overwhelmingly in favor of re-electing President Barack Obama.
What’s still unknown is whether Mitt Romney, or Herman Cain, or whoever the GOP gets around to nominating, will have any company on a losing local ticket that [...]

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