Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Ambrose’

Mr. Second Best

David Grosso has that look crazy people get when they’re absolutely convinced a miracle is about to happen. The expected miracle: Grosso will upset At-Large Councilmember Michael A. Brown in November’s election.
Conventional wisdom says the little-known Grosso, a vice president at a health insurance company and former council staffer, doesn’t have much of a chance. [...]

Old School Pols to Headline Good Government Fundraiser

The old crew is getting back together! Former Mayor Anthony Williams, former D.C. Council Chairwoman Linda Cropp, former At-Large Councilmember Bill Lightfoot and former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon Ambrose are headlining a fundraiser tomorrow for the D.C. Leadership Development Council, a new nonprofit whose aim is to "prepare ethical, knowledgeable candidates for local offices."
Ambrose says [...]

Anti-Myopic Little Twits PAC Formed

Keith Andrew Perry, whose resume includes working as an aide to former Mayor Sharon Pratt and as chief of staff to Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry and Council Chairman Kwame Brown, has started a new political action committee he hopes will become a major player in District politics.
Perry's PAC, called Northeast Leadership Consortium, was born [...]

Ward 4 Council Race Gets Crowdeder

Max Skolnik, the head of a youth nonprofit, has declared himself a candidate for the Ward 4 council seat in the rapidly approaching April primary.
Skolnik, 35, founded and runs Kid Power Inc., a nonprofit that "provides educational programming for 350 youth from underserved communities." He says he's jumping in the race because current Ward [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Election Breakdown Edition

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Vive L'Orange

Good morning sweet readers! It's Thursday, and we all know what that means: the tabloid known as Washington City [...]

Gray’s Afghan Pen-Pal Returns the Love

When Adam Clampitt, a public affairs officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, was shipping out for Afghanistan in January 2009, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray helped organize a send-off party. When Clampitt, who scuttled a D.C. Council bid two years ago, returned to the District earlier this year, Gray helped organize a welcome home bash [...]