Posts Tagged ‘Sandra Seegars’

A Deputy Mayor for East of the River? No Thanks, Say Some.

Muriel Bowser's proposal for a deputy mayor for east of the river issues sounds like the kind of good-government policy no one could disagree with. (Personally, LL will vote for whoever promises to appoint a Deputy Mayor for LL Affairs.) But the deputy mayor position is turning out to be surprisingly controversial.
Bowser's plan took attacks from [...]

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Barry Scorned

During the Ward 8 straw poll in March LL noticed Anthony Muhammad*, a longtime confidante of Mayor-for-Life-turned-Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry, campaigning for one of Barry's opponents, Sandra Seegars.
After chit-chatting about the race, LL asked Muhammad how Barry reacted when he found out Muhammed was backing one of his opponents. (Barry, if you didn't know, [...]

Subject: Barry v. Seegars

The Ward 8 D.C. Council campaign is playing out in the inboxes of several dozen reporters, editors, and D.C. government officials around town this afternoon.
Challenger Sandra "S.S." Seegars blasted a complaint about yard signs for incumbent Marion Barry around by email to more than 60 people at 3:13 p.m., forwarding along a message she had [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Home Front Edition

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When it Rains, It Pours

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday? Already?! Well, you know this means that another edition of Washington City Paper is [...]

Ward 8 Mayoral Forum Turns Into Debate Over Peaceoholics

Last night's Ward 8 mayoral forum, held in a swanky new theater on the St. Elizabeths' campus, produced no new insights, no genuinely electrifying slams or substantial policy debate. Mayor Adrian Fenty's main cheerleaders in the audience amounted to a bunch of Peaceoholics kids. Faith tooted her bugle (as much we all love her, can [...]

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