Posts Tagged ‘Sharon Pratt’

Here’s Who Marion Barry Disses in Mayor for Life

Marion Barry's new autobiography isn't just about the effect of illicit drugs on the four-term mayor's nether-regions. It's also an occasion for some score-settling. Below, some of the most prominent targets of Barry's slams in Mayor for Life.
Chris Rock
"Chris Rock was among the worst comedians," Barry writes of the late-night lampooning that followed his arrest for smoking crack [...]

Rock Newman to Start Radio Show

Boxing promoter and Mayor for Life-turned-Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry confidante Rock Newman has a new weekly radio show set to air Saturday on We Act Radio, 1480AM. The inaugural show, according to a news release from Newman, should be quite the gabfest, as scheduled guests include Mayor Vince Gray, baseball great and Hall of [...]

Jeff Thompson Part of Small Group That Gave to Gray’s Cousin

Jeff Thompson, the D.C. Medicaid contractor who allegedly funded a $650,000 illegal shadow campaign and gave more than $40,000 in straw donations to help get Vince Gray elected mayor in 2010, was part of a small group of Gray associates who donated to a Maryland campaign by the mayor's cousin.
In late 2007, Maryland Del. Jim [...]

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 [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Kwame Brown Part Two? Edition

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Alexander: Bring Back Earmarks

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Kwame Brown, Take Two?: Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown tried to [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Rotten Orange Edition

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Rotten Orange: The Sekou Biddle campaign, oops, LL [...]

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Meet Lorraine Green, Vince Gray’s Closest Friend

In the early ’90s, Lorraine Green and Vince Gray would work late into the night at a District government building, eat bad take out, and hash out personnel decisions. Two decades later, they’re doing the exact same thing.
“Not much has changed in that regard. has it?” jokes Gray.
Green is the first person the next mayor [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sex in the City Edition

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The Rhee Factor in Real Estate
DCPS Drops the Ball
Fenty Won't Run as Independent

Good morning, sweet readers! Mayor Adrian Fenty took his apology tour to Washington City Paper [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Angry Black Straw Voters Edition

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Shoulda Been a Cowboy
Undecided
Boring Phil; Fashion Kwame
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 [...]

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