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D.C. Wire Archive: Jim Graham

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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Jim Graham's Lady Gaga dream remains alive

After being mocked by some voters and media outlets, D.C. Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) donated two tickets to tonight's Lady Gaga concert to charity, but said he's "unexpectedly" received two additional tickets to tonight's show so he may still attend the event.

By Tim Craig  | February 24, 2011; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Jim Graham, Tim Craig  
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Council extends the party for daylight savings day

The D.C. Council has approved emergency legislation giving bars and nightclubs the option of staying open until 4 a.m. on the day daylight savings time begins.

By Tim Craig  | February 15, 2011; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Jim Graham, Tim Craig  
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Need a Social Security number to drive? Maybe not in D.C.

Two D.C. Council members have introduced a bill to allow drivers licenses to be issued to residents who cannot provide a social security number, which could make it easier for undocumented immigrants to drive around the city.

By Tim Craig  | January 18, 2011; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Columbia Heights, D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Jim Graham, Tim Craig  
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Biddle sworn in as newest D.C. Council member

Sekou Biddle was sworn in Friday as a D.C. Council member, less than 24 hours after prevailing in a close vote among Democratic party activists.

By Mike DeBonis  | January 7, 2011; 5:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Kwame Brown, Mike DeBonis, Sekou Biddle, Vincent C. Gray  
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'Phil' Graham sworn in as Council member

As D.C. Council members lined up to be sworn in this morning, one encountered a hiccup. U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler had a bit of trouble with the name of member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), who is beginning his fourth term. Kessler, who had previously sworn in Council member...

By Michael DeBonis  | January 2, 2011; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 District Election, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Mike DeBonis  
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