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When will Don Peebles make up his ever-loving mind?

Christopher Dean Hopkins

(Cross-posted from DeBonis, the new blog of the newest member of our coverage team.)

Allow this to be my first public service as a Washington Post blogger: I will get R. Donahue Peebles to declare his mayoral intentions once and for all.

Last we heard from the megadeveloper, he told the crowd at a D.C. Chamber of Commerce event that he'd make a decision on whether to challenge Adrian Fenty and Vincent Gray in "the next coming days." That was nearly two weeks ago, and it follows months of on-again, off-again boasting, teasing and promising.

While us full-time D.C. residents are trying to stage a nice, tidy, exciting, mano a mano mayoral race this summer, Peebles and his potential self-financed $5 million war chest wait in the wings.

Get in or get out -- the moment sure isn't going to get any riper. Herewith, a complete history of the Peebles mayoral trial balloon:

Read the rest of this post at the DeBonis blog

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  June 2, 2010; 2:17 PM ET
Categories:  2010 District Election , Mike DeBonis  
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Comments

This is a silly story. It is less than a few months out. VG is in the lead...available staff is hard to find...is it possible Don Peebles wants the attention and weight of being a challenger with means. But somebody won't come to the table...

Posted by: 411Tibby | June 2, 2010 4:47 PM | Report abuse

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