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D.C. Wire Archive: 2010 District Election

Sulaimon Brown meets with House Oversight Committee

Sulaimon Brown, the fired D.C. government employee and former mayoral candidate who says he was promised a job by Mayor Vincent C. Gray in exchange for bashing then-mayor Adrian M. Fenty during the September primary campaign, is meeting Tuesday with the House Oversight and Government Committee. The committee, which oversees...

By Nikita Stewart  | March 8, 2011; 3:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  2010 District Election  
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Kwame Brown's SUV was illegal, Wells says

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown "inappropriately requested" that District officials violate the law by providing him a leased Lincoln Navigator SUV that cost taxpayers $2,000 a month, according to a report issued this morning by D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6). Wells, the chairman of the Committee on Public...

By Tim Craig  | February 28, 2011; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (94)
Categories:  2010 District Election, D.C. Council, Kwame Brown, vincent gray  
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Allen West to keynote GOP dinner

U.S. Rep. Allen West, the hard-charging freshman congressman who is a making waves in conservative circles, will deliver the keynote speech at the D.C. Republican Committee gala March 31.

By Tim Craig  | February 23, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  GOP, 2010 District Election, D.C. Council  
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D.C. council member Sekou Biddle eyes tax hike for $125,000-plus wage earners

The District's newest council member, Sekou Biddle (D-At large), said Tuesday he will likely support a tax increase on the wealthy this year to help balance the budget, perhaps even on those who make as little as $125,000 per year.

By Tim Craig  | February 16, 2011; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Budget, Josh Lopez, Joshua Lopez, Sekou Biddle, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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Barry wants more men in DOES leadership

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) publicly lashed out at Council member Marion Barry Monday after her colleague demanded during a hearing that the head of the Department of Employment Services name a man to her senior leadership team.

By Tim Craig  | February 14, 2011; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Developers and labor gave big to Kwame Brown's transition fund

Developers, real estate big wigs and business leaders largely funded D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown's transition, showering him with more money than he needed to pay his staff and fund his inaugural activities

By Tim Craig  | February 7, 2011; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Kwame Brown, Tim Craig  
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Gray scheduled to appear at Biddle fundraiser, Tim Craig , January 20, 2011
Young Fenty write-in supporters fined $18,500, Tim Craig , January 14, 2011
Gray inaugural donors: Search the database, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 13, 2011
Excerpts: Marc Fisher on how Gray should govern, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 3, 2011
'Phil' Graham sworn in as Council member, Michael DeBonis , January 2, 2011
Free tickets for Gray inaugural ball, Nikita Stewart , December 28, 2010
Committee of 100 wants Klein, Tregoning ousted, Tim Craig , November 18, 2010
Obama invites Gray to lunch, Nikita Stewart , November 3, 2010
Gray to name transition team, Nikita Stewart and Tim Craig , November 3, 2010
Board of Elections struggles with reporting again, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 2, 2010
Family legacy boosts Thomas in Ward 5, Christy Goodman , November 2, 2010
Gray visits Ward 6, hears Rosedale concerns, Christy Goodman , November 2, 2010
Fenty backs Gray but supports 'democratic process', Nikita R Stewart , November 2, 2010
No problems so far, elections officials say, Mike DeBonis , November 2, 2010
Two votes for Fenty -- and one against Cheh -- in Ward 3, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 2, 2010
Welcome to Election day, Washington, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 2, 2010
Where the party's at, Tim Craig , November 1, 2010
Gray launches new round of ads, Tim Craig , October 29, 2010
Tommy Wells, advocates push for tax increase, Tim Craig , October 28, 2010
Big crowd celebrates Kwame Brown's birthday, Nikita Stewart , October 28, 2010
Nickles readies subpoena for Harry Thomas, Tim Craig , October 26, 2010
Voters can stamp 'Fenty' on ballots, Tim Craig , October 22, 2010
Orange Claims Lead; Patterson Fighting Back, Tim Craig , October 21, 2010
Hundreds turn out at Gray's Ward 1 forum, Erica Johnston , October 19, 2010
Robo calls push Fenty write-in campaign, Tim Craig , October 18, 2010
Graphic campaign ads are headed for local TVs -- but not YouTube, Washington Post Editor , October 18, 2010
Gray won't debate fans of Fenty write-in, Washington Post Editors , October 14, 2010
Video: Gray discusses his plans with Post editorial writer, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 11, 2010
Gray predicts $350-$400 million shortfall, Tim Craig , October 5, 2010
'Write Fenty In' campaign launches Web site, Washington Post Editors , October 5, 2010
Holder brings official support from White House , Tim Craig , September 23, 2010
Fenty write-in campaigns begin, Tim Craig , September 22, 2010
Fenty says no to GOP nomination, Tim Craig , September 17, 2010
Bowser left out of the party, Tim Craig , September 16, 2010
Gray camp responds to Rhee, Tim Craig , September 16, 2010
Fenty endorses Gray at unity breakfast, Tim Craig , September 16, 2010
Fenty headquarters empty; Gray supporter jubilant, Washington Post editors , September 15, 2010
Full text: Vincent Gray's victory speech in mayor's race, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 15, 2010
Live blog: D.C. Primary Day 2010 evening -- Returns trickle in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Transcripts: Mayor Fenty, Council Chair Gray on CNN earlier today, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Live blog: D.C. Primary Day 2010 morning, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Fenty ends campaign with go-go music, Tim Craig , September 13, 2010
Gray now has security detail, Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
Fenty opts out of 'unity' campaign conference, Nikita Stewart , September 13, 2010
More than 22,000 cast early ballots, Washington Post Editor , September 13, 2010
Fenty hits campaign trail in final push, Ann Marimow , September 13, 2010
Cora Barry organized gift card giveaway, Mike DeBonis , September 12, 2010
Fenty huddles up for final push, Washington Post Editors , September 12, 2010
Gray vows to reestablish religious office, Ann E. Marimow , September 12, 2010
Fenty completes Nation's Triathlon, Mike DeBonis , September 12, 2010
A Republican Mayor?, Tim Craig , September 11, 2010
Dueling videos in mayor's race, Tim Craig , September 10, 2010
Fenty retains Anita Dunn, Tim Craig , September 9, 2010
Gray seeks FBI probe of vote-buying allegations against Fenty camp, Christopher Dean Hopkins, Tim Craig and Ann E. Marimow , September 9, 2010
D.C. mayor polls: Gray maintains advantage, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 8, 2010
WTOP reporting that Fenty wants Obama's help , Tim Craig , September 8, 2010
Moten, Barry debate, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 7, 2010
Moten debating Barry tonight on Fox 5, Tim Craig , September 7, 2010
Washington Examiner endorses Fenty, Tim Craig , September 6, 2010
Gray stumps for votes at Eastern Market, Tim Craig , September 6, 2010
Rhee rallies voters for Fenty , Nikita Stewart , September 4, 2010
Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning, Nikita R Stewart , September 3, 2010
Sierra Club Endorses Gray, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
Ad wars heat up, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
AFRO endorses Gray in mayor's race, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
Michelle Fenty campaigns for her husband, Nikita Stewart , September 3, 2010
Motley fails to get on ballot for council race, Tim Craig , September 2, 2010
Fenty gets endorsement from Latino newspaper, Nikita R Stewart , September 2, 2010
Mary Cheh endorses Gray, Tim Craig , September 2, 2010
Debate videos: Key questions, closing arguments, full debate, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2010
Fenty's wife has emotional moment after debate, Hamil R. Harris , September 1, 2010
Excerpts: Mike DeBonis on mayoral debate, campaign, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2010
Post debate focuses on schools, jobs, 'cronyism' charges, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2010
Live Tweeting from The Post's mayoral debate, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2010
Watch live Washington Post mayoral debate at noon, Ann E. Marimow , September 1, 2010
Gray exceeds fundraising goals, sources say, Tim Craig , September 1, 2010
Vincent C. Gray: D.C. mayoral contender and eligible single, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 31, 2010
What's in a name? Ask Michael D. Brown., Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 31, 2010
Barry endorses Bennett-Fleming, Tim Craig , August 30, 2010
Excerpts: Columnist Robert McCartney on mayoral race, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 30, 2010
First day of voting spirited, Nikita Stewart , August 30, 2010
Fenty wades into 'Big G' controversy, Tim Craig , August 29, 2010
Take the Washington Post D.C. poll, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 29, 2010
Former Rep. Floyd Flake rallies Fenty supporters, Hamil R. Harris , August 27, 2010
Gay Republicans protest GLAA ratings, Tim Craig , August 26, 2010
Current newspapers endorse Gray, Tim Craig , August 25, 2010
Moten tries to boost Fenty with music video, Tim Craig , August 25, 2010
Fenty hammers Gray on education at debate, Nikita Stewart , August 25, 2010
Gray unveils first TV ad, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 24, 2010
Barry says Fenty would 'love to get' his support, Washington Post Editors , August 24, 2010
Fenty brings new, contrite tone to appearance at Ward 6 school, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 24, 2010
Who do you endorse?, Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 23, 2010
Alexander asks auditor to look at Peaceoholics, Nikita Stewart , August 23, 2010
GOP Candidate Set to Endorse Fenty, Tim Craig , August 23, 2010
Heated mayoral politics in Ward 8, Tim Craig , August 23, 2010
Talib Karim breaks from Fenty, tim craig , August 22, 2010
To Mendelson, 'a picture tells a thousand words', Washington Post Editors , August 22, 2010
Gray picks up Ward 8 Democrats' endorsement, Tim Craig , August 21, 2010
Gray gets nods from Caribbean PAC, Muslim Democrats, Nikita Stewart , August 21, 2010
FOP endorses Brown for council chair, Tim Craig , August 20, 2010
Labor union says it has a 'problem with our boss', Nikita R Stewart , August 19, 2010
Fenty and Gray face off in radio debate, Nikita Stewart , August 18, 2010
Tickets, tickets to watch Fenty and Gray , Ann Marimow , August 18, 2010
Poll finds Gray holds slim lead over Fenty, Washington Post Editors , August 18, 2010
NYC Mayor Bloomberg endorses Fenty, Nikita Stewart , August 17, 2010
Fenty blocks vote-buying bill, Tim Craig , August 16, 2010
Bloomberg to endorse Fenty Tuesday, Nikita R Stewart , August 16, 2010
Monday is last day to change party affiliation, Nikita R Stewart , August 13, 2010
Drinks, bars and go-go in the D.C. campaign, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , August 13, 2010
Fenty debuts negative ads targeting Gray's DHS record, Washington Post Editors , August 11, 2010
GOP candidate goes after 'divas' vote, Tim Craig , August 11, 2010
Gray alleges dirty tricks, Erica Johnston , August 10, 2010
D.C. Republicans target Gray, Tim Craig , August 10, 2010
Fenty and Gray brawl at Ward 4 forum, Tim Craig , August 5, 2010
Gray wins straw poll on Fenty turf, Nikita Stewart , August 5, 2010
Vince Gray launches his first radio ad, Tim Craig , August 3, 2010
Barry undecided in mayor's race, Tim Craig , August 2, 2010
Gray, Obama meet at Mystics game, Tim Craig , August 2, 2010
Gray responds to Post's endorsement of Fenty, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 30, 2010
Post editorial board endorses Fenty for mayor, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 30, 2010
Fenty campaign challenges independent Gray fundraising, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
Wild night of politics in Ward 6, Washington Post Editors , July 28, 2010
Gray picks up another endorsement, Nikita R Stewart , July 26, 2010
Videos: Fenty, Gray discuss election, records, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 23, 2010
Law enforcement lodge endorses Gray, Tim Craig , July 22, 2010
Fenty and Gray stick to issues; opponents attack, Nikita Stewart , July 22, 2010
Fenty gets warm reception in Columbia Heights, Nikita R Stewart , July 21, 2010
Resignation of Board of Elections member jeopardizes primary, Washington Post Editors , July 20, 2010
Williams supports Fenty and Graham , Nikita R Stewart , July 20, 2010
Evans appears in new TV ad for Fenty, Nikita R Stewart , July 19, 2010
Portion of Gray's fence has come down, Washington Post editors , July 16, 2010
Fenty, Gray duke it out on air, Nikita Stewart , July 15, 2010
Moten to speak to media, challenge Gray, Tim Craig , July 15, 2010
Police union undecided on mayor's race, Tim Craig , July 14, 2010
Fenty repudiates rumors of domestic trouble, Nikita Stewart , June 29, 2010
Renters advocacy group endorses Gray, Washington Post Editors , June 29, 2010
Fenty backs out of debate with Gray, Nikita Stewart , June 28, 2010
Fenty event requires voter registration, Washington Post Editors , June 27, 2010
Mayoral rivals at D.C. Caribbean parade, Nikita Stewart , June 26, 2010
Candidates' battle for go-go fans continues, Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Latino Caucus backs Weaver over Graham in Ward 1 race, Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Albert aide is new Fenty flack, Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Nickles open to four more years with Fenty, Ann Marimow , June 24, 2010
Lesser-known mayoral candidates bait Gray at forum, Washington Post Editors , June 24, 2010
Gray campaign 'tabled' at Lafayette, Washington Post Editors , June 23, 2010
Some Ward 8 Dems want FBI to oversee mayoral election, Washington Post Editors , June 23, 2010
D.C. launches test of open-source online voting, Washington Post Editors , June 22, 2010
Rhee campaigning for Fenty?, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Clock is ticking on Gray's fence, Ann E. Marimow , June 17, 2010
Construction union endorses Fenty, Nikita R Stewart , June 16, 2010
Video: Personality vs. record in mayor's race, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 11, 2010
Gray out raises Fenty in last 3 mos., Washington Post editors , June 11, 2010
Campaign finance reports start rolling in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 10, 2010
Same-sex marriage opponents rallying for straw poll, Washington Post Editors , June 9, 2010
Gray: Fenty took my commencement speaker slot, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 7, 2010
Fenty hits voters with mail early, Kendra Nichols , June 7, 2010
DeBonis: Will Marion Barry get his committee back?, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 4, 2010
Video: Signs of the times in the D.C. mayoral race, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 4, 2010
Fenty assails Gray; warns future of city at risk, Washington Post Editors , June 4, 2010
Fact or fiction?, Washington Post Editors , June 3, 2010
Mayor candidates differ on need for an elected A.G., Washington Post Editors , June 3, 2010
Fenty, Gray spar at forum, Washington Post Editors , June 3, 2010
When will Don Peebles make up his ever-loving mind?, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 2, 2010
Police, firefighters expected to endorse Gray, Washington Post Editors , May 27, 2010
Brown fundraiser for council chairman draws school construction crowd, Ann E. Marimow and Bill Turque , May 26, 2010
Gandhi warns council on fee maneuver, Washington Post Editors , May 21, 2010
Gray gets endorsement of labor group, Washington Post editors , May 18, 2010
Gray campaign hits the phones to find votes, Mike DeBonis , May 17, 2010
Who won the Ward 8 straw poll?, Kendra Nichols , May 17, 2010
Orange is in race for D.C. council chairman, Ann E. Marimow , May 12, 2010
Gay rights leaders unsatisfied with Fenty apology, Washington Post Editors , April 29, 2010
Orange quits Pepco to run for council chairman, Washington Post Editors , April 27, 2010
Fenty gathers get-out-the-vote data at Dupont Circle, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 27, 2010
Gray holds first major fundraising party at Terra home, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , April 22, 2010
SEIU endorses incumbent council members, Washington Post editors , April 19, 2010
Kwame Brown steps up chairman campaign, Tim Craig , April 16, 2010
Is Fenty caving on meter fee increases?, Washington Post Editors , April 12, 2010
Video: Fenty delivers 2010 State of the District Address, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 9, 2010
Gray seeks budget document from Fenty, Washington Post Editors , April 8, 2010
D.C. Obama supporters gear up for 2010 elections, Washington Post Editors , April 8, 2010
D.C. campaign finance office clears Gray of wrongdoing, Washington Post Editors , April 7, 2010
Gray called on to give specifics, Washington Post Editors , April 6, 2010
Battle lines forming over wards 4 and 7, Washington Post editors , April 6, 2010
Evans in chairman's race, Washington Post Editors , March 31, 2010
Politically minded fashionistas join Gray announcement, Christopher Dean Hopkins , March 31, 2010
D.C. Council chairman contest heats up, Washington Post Editors , March 31, 2010
Updated: Vincent Gray joins D.C. mayor's race, Washington Post Editors , March 30, 2010
Gray: I am a 'dyed-in-the-wool homie', Washington Post Editors , March 30, 2010
Michael Brown for mayor?, Washington Post Editors , March 30, 2010
D.C. mayoral election, January's crosstabs, Washington Post Editors , March 30, 2010
Gray: I'll decide on D.C. mayoral race next week, Nikita Stewart , March 25, 2010
Alexander: I'll back Graham over staffer's spouse, Christopher Dean Hopkins , March 17, 2010
Mayor Fenty on Post poll: 'I haven't had a chance to read it', Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 4, 2010
Jim Graham campaign questions challenger's 'pledges', Christopher Dean Hopkins , February 1, 2010
Mendelson challenger Clark Ray behind in fundraising, Washington Post Editors , February 1, 2010
Peebles rips Fenty on refusal to meet with Angelou, Height, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 28, 2010
Catania announces re-election bid for at-large Council seat, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 27, 2010
Peebles: I still might run against Mayor Fenty, Marc Fisher , January 22, 2010
Vincent Gray supporters plan meeting, sans Gray, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 20, 2010
Norton could face 2010 challenge from community activist, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 7, 2009
Poll: Gray would beat Fenty in a tight 2010 race, Washington Post Editors , November 23, 2009
Big crowd joins Gray for birthday fundraiser (for mayor's race?), Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 11, 2009
Local politicos react to Tuesday's election, Washington Post Editors , November 4, 2009
A year ahead of election, Fenty stumps in Ward 7, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 19, 2009
 
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