Posts Tagged ‘Wesley Williams’

Meet the Mystery PAC Backed by Jeff Thompson and David Wilmot

The chairman of a political action committee with ties to embattled businessman Jeff Thompson, who is at the center of a federal investigation into Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral campaign, says he had no knowledge the PAC had raised and spent money over several years last decade, raising questions about the legitimacy of the organization's [...]

Free Turkeys Aren’t Free

While Mayor for Life-turned-Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry was getting all the attention for giving away turkeys last week, several other District elected officials were doing the same with much less fanfare. Here is how D.C. Watch's Dorothy Brizill describes Councilmember Vincent Orange's turkey giveaway last week:

A truck showed up Tuesday morning at Orange's campaign [...]

The Problem With D.C.’s Lobbyist Disclosure Forms: They Don’t Disclose Very Much!

In case you missed it, The Washington Post editorial page has posted a series of must-read emails between Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham and would-be lottery businessman Warren Williams and his lobbying team.
The emails, some of which were cited in The Washington Times last year, raise all kinds of questions about Graham's behavior in the [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Name on the Streets Edition

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Mayor Gray Fires Back At Council
OIG Report Finds Crummy Oversight of HIV/AIDS Programs

Good morning sweet readers! LL is no financial expert but is pretty sure [...]

OCF to Question Kwame Brown on Monday

D.C. Watch's Dorothy Brizill broke the news on the Kojo Nnamdi Show today that the Office of Campaign Finance plans to depose Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown on Monday as part of its investigation into his 2008 re-election campaign.
Yesterday, OCF deposed Brown's father and brother, Marshall and Che Brown, OCF spokesman Wesley Williams confirmed. [...]