Posts Tagged ‘Sinclair Skinner’

Morning Links

Marion Barry leaves rehabilitation center, says he'll finish his D.C. Council term. [WTOP, Post, Times]
Muriel Bowser cancels a fundraiser at the home of scandal-tied Adrian Fenty pal Sinclair Skinner. [Post]
Northwest Current endorses Vince Gray. [LL]
This week's column: Gray campaign manager Chuck Thies tries to prove he can win. [LL]
Post ed board: city should consider a separate EMS department. [Post]
DC Water tells some in Upper Northwest to [...]

Lew’s Crew

When all of D.C. politics was focused earlier this year on profligate spending on fancy SUVs for District lawmakers, few seemed to care that City Administrator Allen Lew was cruising around in a shiny new 2011 Chevy Tahoe. And when a city report found a few months later that Lew had given his chief of [...]

Certified Disaster

Pick a scandal that involves District taxpayers getting screwed, and there’s a healthy chance you’ll find some form of abuse of the Certified Business Enterprise program.
The District, like many jurisdictions, has a well-intentioned and very politically popular law that gives certified small, local, and disadvantaged businesses (known as CBEs) preferential treatment when bidding on city [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sinclair Skinner, the WaPo’s Credibility Killa? 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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Gray Aide and Nominee Has Car Controversy of His Own

Good morning sweet readers! LL had no idea people [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Hall Gone? Edition

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Crisis P.R. Expert Closer Than Pols May Realize

Good afternoon sweet readers! Yesterday, voters in Florida decided to recall a mayor who boosted his aides' salaries and [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Fenty Wins Edition

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Sinclair Skinner Feels Vindicated By Report That Slams Him
Fenty Frat Scandal Not So Scandalous

Good morning sweet readers! LL would like to wish his grandmother, a steel [...]

Sinclair Skinner Feels “Vindicated” By Report That Slams Him

Former Mayor Adrian Fenty's biggest believer, Sinclair Skinner, held a news conference at the Wilson Building today to share how happy he was that the council's report into park contracts had "vindicated" him of any wrongdoing.
LL sure doesn't read the council's report that way, especially the part where the report says the investigator, Robert Trout, [...]

Josh Lopez Raises More than $6,000

At-large candidate Josh Lopez, a former campaign aide to Mayor Adrian Fenty, four-day city employee, and Fenty write-in campaign organizer, has raised a respectable $6,374 so far in his bid to win the April special election, according to today's campaign finance report.
Not a bad haul for a young (27) upstart in a crowded field.
Nearly a [...]

Another Fenty Campaign Worker Gets City Job Despite Hiring Freeze

Uh-oh! LL has found another former campaign worker for Still Mayor Adrian Fenty's failed re-election bid  who just landed a city job—despite a hiring freeze.
LL's already spilled ink (and bytes) on former Fenty campaign aides who got jobs working for the District just before Fenty ordered a freeze in promotions and hirings to deal with [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Back Taxes Edition

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Gray Standing By Reuben Charles

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