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Biddle picks up SEUI endorsement -- and criticism from opponents

The Service Employees International Union on Wednesday endorsed D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) in the April 26 special election, even as some of Biddle's opponents stepped up their criticism of his attempts to have them thrown off the ballot.

By Tim Craig  | March 2, 2011; 12:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Bryan Weaver, Jacque Patterson, Sekou Biddle, Vincent Orange, at-large election 2011, vincent gray  
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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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Biddle opens a well-staffed office for council race

Interim DC. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) opened his campaign office Sunday as he gears up for the April 26 citywide election, telling a room of supporters they have to move at "light speed" to fend off more than a half-dozen potential challengers.

By Tim Craig  | February 28, 2011; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  April 26 special election, D.C. Council, Josh Lopez, Joshua Lopez, Kwame Brown, Marion Barry, Mary Cheh, Mayor Fenty, Sekou Biddle, Vincent C. Gray, Vincent Orange, vincent gray  
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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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Gray to lift $19 cap on fares, says taxicab chairman

Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) has ordered the Taxicab Commission to lift a $19 cap on taxicab fares, according to commission Chairman Leon Swain, who testified at D.C. Council oversight hearing Tuesday. Gray's instructions to adjust the city's rulemaking to lift the cap is in keeping with the D.C. Council's...

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 22, 2011; 5:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  D.C. Taxis, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  | Tags:  Leon Swain, Vincent C. Gray, cap, fares, mayor, meters, taxicabs, zone  
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Height honored with celebration of post office renaming

Dorothy Height, the civil rights and women's rights icon who died last year, was honored Tuesday with a celebration marking the renaming of a District post office after her. The post office, attached to the National Postal Museum and known previously as the National Capital post office, is the first...

By Nikita R Stewart  | February 22, 2011; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  | Tags:  Dorothy Height, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mayor Vincent C. Gray, post office  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Gray looks to compromise on hospital board, Nikita R Stewart , February 15, 2011
Fake Twitter account pops up for Mayor Gray, Nikita R Stewart , January 27, 2011
Mayor Gray is one of 422,000 without power, Nikita R Stewart , January 27, 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
Gandhi warns D.C. bond rating might fall, Nikita R Stewart , January 6, 2011
Free tickets for Gray inaugural ball, Nikita Stewart , December 28, 2010
Gray announces more appointments, Nikita Stewart , December 9, 2010
Gray says his major at GW was 'pre-mayor', Nikita R Stewart , November 18, 2010
Reuben Charles, the actor, Nikita R Stewart , November 9, 2010
Gray to name transition team, Nikita Stewart and Tim Craig , November 3, 2010
Fenty backs Gray but supports 'democratic process', Nikita R Stewart , November 2, 2010
A Republican Mayor?, Tim Craig , September 11, 2010
WTOP reporting that Fenty wants Obama's help , Tim Craig , September 8, 2010
Washington Examiner endorses Fenty, Tim Craig , September 6, 2010
Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning, Nikita R Stewart , September 3, 2010
Ad wars heat up, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
AFRO endorses Gray in mayor's race, Tim Craig , September 3, 2010
GOP Candidate Set to Endorse Fenty, Tim Craig , August 23, 2010
Heated mayoral politics in Ward 8, Tim Craig , August 23, 2010
Fenty blocks vote-buying bill, Tim Craig , August 16, 2010
Fenty and Gray brawl at Ward 4 forum, Tim Craig , August 5, 2010
Gray, Obama meet at Mystics game, Tim Craig , August 2, 2010
Police union undecided on mayor's race, Tim Craig , July 14, 2010
Construction union endorses Fenty, Nikita R Stewart , June 16, 2010
Gray: Fenty took my commencement speaker slot, Christopher Dean Hopkins , June 7, 2010
Fenty tries to get voters to go-go for him, by Nikita Stewart , June 1, 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
 
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