Posts Tagged ‘Tim Day’

Wilds Has Most Cash in Ward 5, One Week Left

Campaign finance reports are in for next week's special election in Ward 5, which could be a close race that comes down to who does the best job of getting their supporters to the polls. Which often takes money. The biggest news, therefore, is that candidate Frank Wilds has a huge lead in the cash-on-hand [...]

Some People in Ward 5 Really Don’t Like Tim Day

It was nearly two years ago when Tim Day, then a Republican candidate for the Ward 5 council seat, got the ball rolling on an investigation into former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Since Day first started raising questions about Thomas' not-so-nonprofit, Thomas has plead guilty to stealing more than $350,000 in public money. He's [...]

The Top Five Candidates for Ward 5?

LL currently counts 16 candidates for the open Ward 5 seat. But at a debate scheduled for early next month will only feature five of those candidates, a deliberate omission that's causing a little heartburn.
The debate was organized by the Brookland Heartbeat, WTOP, and the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia, and [...]

What’s In Store For Ward 5

If, as expected, Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. resigns as part of a plea deal in the near future, Ward 5 residents will need someone new to represent them.
DCist and Mike DeBonis have already both noted that a special election would most likely be held on May 8 or 15 if Thomas steps down [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Performance Art Edition

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Alexander Misses Out on Parking Lobby Cash

Good morning sweet readers! Campaign finance reports were due last night. Check back [...]

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 [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Audigate Edition

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Sulaimon Brown Finishes Testifying, Thank God
Photos: Sulaimon and Harry Thomas Jr.
The Future is So Bright He's Got to Wear Shades
Harry Thomas Jr: "I'm Willing to Risk [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Secret Transition Edition

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Dear Judge, Help Us!
Nickles Compares Self to Runaway Train, Still Waiting on Team Thomas
Barry to [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Winners and Losers Edition

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Right Wing Darling Now Oversees D.C.
Photos: Gray Wins
Marion Barry Bustin' Loose With Eleanor Holmes Norton
Welcome Republican Overlords
Voting in [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Can It Wait? I’m Hungry Edition

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David Gregory Gushes Over Michelle Rhee

Good morning sweet readers! Let's hear it for the leaves. Nothing gold can [...]

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