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Evans puts Gray, Brown on notice; fears 'late-night' jokes

D.C. Council member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) has issued a biting critique of recent controversies involving Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, telling his constituents that "everyone in the city" has been "taken aback by the events."

By Tim Craig  | March 4, 2011; 12:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, Mayor Fenty, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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AFSCME endorses Vincent Orange in council race

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Workers, which played a key role in helping elect Mayor Vincent C. Gray last year, announced today that it is supporting former council member Vincent B. Orange in the April 26 election for an at-large seat on the council.

By Washington Post Editors  | March 4, 2011; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Sekou Biddle, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray, Vincent Orange  
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Fenty friend Skinner takes aim at D.C. Council, Graham

Sinclair Skinner, one of former mayor Adrian M. Fenty's friends at the center of the investigation into parks and recreation contracts handed out under the previous administration, issued a biting statement Monday accusing District government leaders of being "synonymous with corruption, scandal and mismanagement."

By Tim Craig  | February 28, 2011; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  City Life, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Mayor Fenty, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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Cheh wants D.C. salary probe, council pay cut

D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh (D) plans to look into the salaries that Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) is paying his top staffers, sending an email to the Department of Human Resources requesting the records of all administration officials being paid more amounts higher than the allowable range.

By Tim Craig  | February 25, 2011; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Mary Cheh, Tim Craig  
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Okay to put friends in city jobs, Barry says

The head of the D.C. Primary Care Association is warning Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and other city leaders not to stack the agency that controls District health-care spending with political appointees who may not be skilled in health matters.

By Tim Craig  | February 25, 2011; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Marion Barry, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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At-large council candidates debate budget, pay cuts, taxes and education

D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) said Wednesday night the city should get rid of taxpayer funded SUV's for top-ranking city officials and cut council members pay to help close a budget shortfall.

By Tim Craig  | February 24, 2011; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Bryan Weaver, Budget, Josh Lopez, Joshua Lopez, Kwame Brown, Sekou Biddle, Tim Craig  
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Jim Graham's Lady Gaga dream remains alive, Tim Craig , February 24, 2011
Vince Gray Gives Biddle a rousing endorsement, Tim Craig , January 21, 2011
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 faces first snow test as mayor, Tim Craig , January 11, 2011
D.C. Democrats secretly select Biddle, Tim Craig , January 7, 2011
Robinson withdraws, endorses Orange, Tim Craig , January 3, 2011
Sekou Biddle picks up another endorsement, Tim Craig , January 3, 2011
Brown shakes up council committees, Washington Post Editors , December 22, 2010
Council modifies welfare proposal, Tim Craig , December 21, 2010
D.C. Council rejects tax increase, Tim Craig , December 7, 2010
Committee of 100 wants Klein, Tregoning ousted, Tim Craig , November 18, 2010
Gray to name transition team, Nikita Stewart and Tim Craig , November 3, 2010
Court orders Thomas to turn over documents, Washington Post editors , November 2, 2010
Gray launches new round of ads, Tim Craig , October 29, 2010
Tommy Wells, advocates push for tax increase, Tim Craig , 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
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 predicts $350-$400 million shortfall, Tim Craig , October 5, 2010
City's critters win protections, Tim Craig , October 5, 2010
Wild animals and their fans await key Council vote , Washington Post Editors , October 4, 2010
Mendelson defends D.C. police for pot bust, Tim Craig , October 4, 2010
Fenty to order hiring, spending freeze , Tim Craig , October 4, 2010
Gray wants hiring, promotion freeze, Tim Craig , September 29, 2010
Gray: It feels like country is in a 'depression', Tim Craig , September 29, 2010
Gandhi delivers grim news: Another $175 million shortfall, Nikita R Stewart , September 27, 2010
Gray to meet with Holder, Rhee today, Tim Craig , September 23, 2010
Live blog: D.C. Primary Day 2010 evening -- Returns trickle in, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 14, 2010
Gray now has security detail, Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
More than 22,000 cast early ballots, Washington Post Editor , September 13, 2010
WTOP reporting that Fenty wants Obama's help , Tim Craig , September 8, 2010
Moten debating Barry tonight on Fox 5, Tim Craig , September 7, 2010
AFRO endorses Gray in mayor's race, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
Mary Cheh endorses Gray, Tim Craig , September 2, 2010
Gray exceeds fundraising goals, sources say, Tim Craig , September 1, 2010
Barry endorses Bennett-Fleming, Tim Craig , August 30, 2010
Current newspapers endorse Gray, Tim Craig , August 25, 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
FOP endorses Brown for council chair, Tim Craig , August 20, 2010
Fenty blocks vote-buying bill, Tim Craig , August 16, 2010
Drinks, bars and go-go in the D.C. campaign, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , August 13, 2010
GOP candidate goes after 'divas' vote, Tim Craig , August 11, 2010
Amount spent to defeat soda tax a mystery, Tim Craig , August 10, 2010
Fenty and Gray brawl at Ward 4 forum, Tim Craig , August 5, 2010
Vince Gray launches his first radio ad, Tim Craig , August 3, 2010
Gray, Obama meet at Mystics game, Tim Craig , August 2, 2010
Wild night of politics in Ward 6, Washington Post Editors , July 28, 2010
Medical marijuana now legal, Erica Johnston , July 27, 2010
Law enforcement lodge endorses Gray, Tim Craig , July 22, 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
Gray calls on Fenty to fire Nickles, Washington Post Editors , July 8, 2010
Latino Caucus backs Weaver over Graham in Ward 1 race, Washington Post Editors , June 25, 2010
Lesser-known mayoral candidates bait Gray at forum, Washington Post Editors , June 24, 2010
Some Ward 8 Dems want FBI to oversee mayoral election, Washington Post Editors , June 23, 2010
Thieves hit Vincent Gray's home, Washington Post Editors , June 23, 2010
Fliers urge voters to 'Slap' Fenty , Tim Craig , June 15, 2010
Gray out raises Fenty in last 3 mos., Washington Post editors , June 11, 2010
Fenty seems ill-prepared in TV interview, Tim Craig , June 10, 2010
Same-sex marriage opponents rallying for straw poll, Washington Post Editors , June 9, 2010
Nickles wants reply time extension for FOIA requests, Washington Post Editors , June 8, 2010
D.C. to auction off former Greater Southeast Hospital, Washington Post Editors , June 7, 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
Police, firefighters expected to endorse Gray, Washington Post Editors , May 27, 2010
Council rejects higher taxes for wealthy residents, Washington Post Editors , May 26, 2010
Gray aims to extend sales tax in place of fizzled soda tax, Christopher Dean Hopkins , May 25, 2010
Council all but kills soda tax, Washington Post Editors , May 20, 2010
Penn. Ave. bike lanes delayed, Tim Craig , May 20, 2010
D.C. budget talks to be televised, Washington Post Editors , May 19, 2010
Gray gets endorsement of labor group, Washington Post editors , May 18, 2010
Proposal to tax more D.C. services meets with protests, Washington Post Editors , May 6, 2010
Council approves medical marijuana bill, Washington Post Editors , May 4, 2010
Proposed soda tax could be derailed, Washington Post Editors , May 3, 2010
Pro-pot forces launch last-ditch lobbying effort, Washington Post Editors , May 3, 2010
D.C. Council holds off on Arizona boycott -- for now, Washington Post Editors , May 3, 2010
Gay rights leaders unsatisfied with Fenty apology, Washington Post Editors , April 29, 2010
Fenty gathers get-out-the-vote data at Dupont Circle, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 27, 2010
Gray wants statehood, not just voting rights, Washington Post Editors , April 22, 2010
Gray holds first major fundraising party at Terra home, Tim Craig and Nikita Stewart , April 22, 2010
Gray: Voting rights bill unacceptable without changes in gun provision, Tim Craig and Ann E. Marimow , April 19, 2010
SEIU endorses incumbent council members, Washington Post editors , April 19, 2010
Barry's longtime spokeswoman moves on, Washington Post Editors , April 16, 2010
Kwame Brown steps up chairman campaign, Tim Craig , April 16, 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
D.C. officials announce expansion of food stamp program, Washington Post Editors , April 6, 2010
Gray called on to give specifics, Washington Post Editors , April 6, 2010
New indictment details Loza conversations, Washington Post Editors , April 2, 2010
UPDATED: Former Graham chief of staff faces new charges, Washington Post Editors , April 1, 2010
Fenty proposes to use bag tax money for street sweeping, Washington Post Editors , April 1, 2010
Under Fenty's budget, you would pay more to park, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 1, 2010
Where is Fenty?, Ann Marimow , March 31, 2010
Evans in chairman's race, Washington Post Editors , 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
Bag tax raises $150,000, but far fewer bags used, Washington Post Editors , March 29, 2010
D.C. school lunch bill has a California twist, Washington Post Editors , March 26, 2010
Union decries Fenty, Cheh procurement plans, Washington Post Editors , March 23, 2010
Gray backs bill to let more sunshine into council proceedings, Washington Post Editors , March 16, 2010
D.C. fire officials defend snow storm response, Tim Craig , February 19, 2010
Cheh: Council should 'condemn' Barry's actions, Anne Bartlett , February 16, 2010
D.C. Council to receive report on ethics probe, Tim Craig , February 16, 2010
Lending a helping (and self-helping) hand, Washington Post Editors , February 11, 2010
Graham sets hearings on snow response, Washington Post Editors , February 11, 2010
Fenty: Stay off the city streets tonight, Anne Bartlett , February 5, 2010
Mendelson challenger Clark Ray behind in fundraising, Washington Post Editors , February 1, 2010
Brother of Graham's chief of staff fatally shot, Washington Post Editors , January 28, 2010
Catania announces re-election bid for at-large Council seat, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 27, 2010
Chamber leader wants vigorous mayoral race , Anne Bartlett , January 12, 2010
D.C.'s same-sex marriage bill now before Congress, Washington Post Editors , January 11, 2010
GOP Congress members wade into same-sex marriage debate , Washington Post Editors , January 6, 2010
Nickles comments on Fenty's security detail, Washington Post Editors , December 23, 2009
Unspun with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 18, 2009
Mendelson backs off Fenty security probe -- for now, Anne Bartlett , December 16, 2009
Bill would allow no-smoking signs near businesses, Anne Bartlett , December 16, 2009
Costco, Fort Lincoln developers finalize deal for new store, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Excerpts: Post reporter answers gay marriage questions, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 2, 2009
Post reporter takes your questions on gay marriage in D.C., Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 2, 2009
Same-sex marriage opponents file lawsuit, Anne Bartlett , November 18, 2009
Committee unveils changes to same-sex bill, Washington Post Editors , November 9, 2009
Marion Barry's mother dies, By Tim Craig , November 9, 2009
D.C. youth agency names interim director, Anne Bartlett , November 6, 2009
Local politicos react to Tuesday's election, Washington Post Editors , November 4, 2009
Words Matter in Hartsock Feud, Tim Craig , October 28, 2009
Council will send delegation to meet Fenty, Tim Craig , October 27, 2009
Council meets behind closed doors, Washington Post Editors , October 27, 2009
Another vote for same-sex marriage, Washington Post Editors , October 27, 2009
Brown wants Nickles to apologize to Cheh, Tim Craig , October 26, 2009
Graham gives up taxicab industry oversight, Washington Post Editors , October 19, 2009
Evans: I'll Run for Chairman if Gray Runs for Mayor, Anne Bartlett , October 15, 2009
Celebrating Release From Hospital Lands Barry Back in Hospital, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 13, 2009
Marion Barry Released From Hospital, Vanessa Williams , October 12, 2009
Unspun: Post Mag Interview With D.C. GOP Chair, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 9, 2009
Barry Remains in Intensive Care, Anne Bartlett , October 8, 2009
Excerpts: Post Reporter Discusses Gay Marriage Bill, Christopher Dean Hopkins , October 8, 2009
Graham Aides Won't Be Testifying After All, Washington Post Editors , October 8, 2009
Local GOP Leaders Support Same-Sex Marriage, Anne Bartlett , October 6, 2009
Council Rejects Hartsock Nomination, Anne Bartlett , October 6, 2009
Graham E-mails Constituents, Washington Post Editors , October 2, 2009
Cabdrivers Vent Anger at Graham, Fenty , Washington Post Editors , October 1, 2009
Moten, Gray Meet on Budget Cuts, Anne Bartlett , September 30, 2009
Graham Withdrawing Taxicab Bill as FBI Probe Continues, Washington Post Editors , September 30, 2009
Two Graham Staffers Receive Grand Jury Subpoenas , Washington Post Editors , September 29, 2009
Fenty: I Can't Comment on Loza Case, Anne Bartlett , September 28, 2009
Fenty Praises Graham for Work on Columbia Heights, Washington Post Editors , September 28, 2009
GOP Happy to Tell Ward 1 About Graham Office Raid, Anne Bartlett , September 25, 2009
Gray Comments on Loza Arrest, Anne Bartlett , September 24, 2009
Graham Chief of Staff Arrested on Bribery Charges, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 24, 2009
Council Passes -- and Barry Praises -- New Ethics Code, Anne Bartlett , September 22, 2009
11th Street Bridge Plans Gets Go-Ahead, Washington Post Editors , September 22, 2009
Compromise Hammered Out on School Board Hires, Washington Post Editors , September 21, 2009
Council Open to Compromise on Ed Board Funding, Anne Bartlett , September 21, 2009
Community Activists Protest Earmark Cuts, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 16, 2009
Nickles Responds to Gun Suit, Anne Bartlett , September 10, 2009
Update: Hawkins Chosen to Head WASA, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 3, 2009
Fundraising Audit Finds Problems for D.C. Democrats, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 1, 2009
Ballot Initiative Requested on Same-Sex Marriage, Washington Post Editors , September 1, 2009
Bishop Continues Fight Against Same-Sex Marriages in D.C., Washington Post Editors , August 31, 2009
Diving Deeper Into Aquatics Director's Firing, Washington Post Editors , August 26, 2009
Dismissed Aquatics Director at Sea Over Firing, Washington Post Editors , August 25, 2009
D.C. Republicans: No More "Fenty Field", Anne Bartlett , August 25, 2009
Can't Miss Fenty's Name at New Soccer Field, Tim Craig , August 24, 2009
Back-to-School Politicking, Tim Craig , August 24, 2009
McElroy Replaced as D.C. Aquatics Director, Anne Bartlett , August 21, 2009
D.C. Unemployment Declines Slightly , Washington Post Editors , August 21, 2009
School Choice Advocates Step Up Campaign, Tim Craig , August 17, 2009
D.C. Council Nearing Budget Decision, Tim Craig , July 31, 2009
FOP Warns Police May Flee City Force, Tim Craig , July 30, 2009
Barry Ex-Girlfriend Seeking Lawyer, Tim Craig , July 27, 2009
Ray Adds to List of Supporters, Tim Craig , July 27, 2009
Better Late Then Never? , Tim Craig , July 24, 2009
Bowser Letter Included Second Grant, Tim Craig , July 22, 2009
Barry's Legal Counsel Resigns Today, Tim Craig , July 21, 2009
Barry Will Address Controversy At Noon, Tim Craig , July 9, 2009
Excerpts: Post Reporters on Barry, Christopher Dean Hopkins , July 6, 2009
D.C. Will Expand Legal Guns, Tim Craig , June 19, 2009
Deal Near on Convention Center Hotel, Tim Craig , June 18, 2009
Council Committee Accepts PERB Nominees, Tim Craig , June 15, 2009
Can The D.C. Rap Be Far Behind?, Tim Craig , June 12, 2009
Shifting Answers on Same-Sex Marriage, Tim Craig , May 15, 2009
Gray Defends Earmarks, Tim Craig , May 4, 2009
No Plans to Legalize Pot, Barry Says, Tim Craig , April 22, 2009
Nationals Won't Talk Tickets, Tim Craig , April 21, 2009
Council Bypasses Fenty on PERB Board, Tim Craig , April 21, 2009
Gertrude Stein Club Backs Gay Marriage, Tim Craig , April 21, 2009
Gay Democrats Blast Fenty, Tim Craig , April 20, 2009
Tim Craig, Christopher Dean Hopkins , April 1, 2009
 
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