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Mike DeBonis on Local Politics: August 15, 2010 - August 21, 2010

Gray campaigns with Marion Barry in Ward 8

The worst-kept secret of the mayoral race is becoming less and less secret: Marion Barry is an enthusiastic supporter of Vincent Gray's mayor campaign. Barry tried to play down the alliance earlier this month after being caught at the...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 20, 2010; 9:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray  
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The District electorate, in black and white

There is an important question about the District's Democratic primary that's not easy to answer: How black or how white are the voters who are choosing our leaders?

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 20, 2010; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray  
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Worshiping the false god of fiscal rectitude in D.C.

A few weeks back, I tried to apply the premise of a Paul Krugman column to D.C. politics. It went so well, I'm gonna try it again. Today Krugman tackles what he calls the "hypocrisy" of fiscal hawks calling for...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 20, 2010; 3:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray  
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DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 20, 2010

TODAY IS AUGUST 20, 2010 -- 25 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY Tim Craig does an A1 deep dive on Vincent Gray's record as council chairman, noting that he "helped oversee the enactment of some of the most consequential pieces of...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 20, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Some 'honest' mayoral campaign ads

Are the campaign ads you've seen so far just too veiled for you? Washington City Paper has some alternatives:...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 19, 2010; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray  
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DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 19, 2010

TODAY IS AUGUST 19, 2010 -- 26 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY "Is Adrian Fenty a Jerk?" asks City Paper's Alan Suderman in his cover profile of Hizzoner, along with its corollary: Does it matter? If you believe the parade of...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 19, 2010; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 18, 2010

TODAY IS AUGUST 18, 2010 -- 27 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY Gotta rush today's DMDB intro here! This morning saw some hot developments in the mayoral race, and yours truly is all over it: A new independent poll shows Vince...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 18, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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In new TV ad, Fenty admits 'mistakes'

Mayor Adrian Fenty has released yet another ad, and where his previous ads sought to put the spotlight on his accomplishments and his opponent's failings, this one puts Fenty himself front and center. He returns to the scene of...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 18, 2010; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District  
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D.C. poll finds mayoral race to be a virtual tie

The D.C. mayoral race is a near dead heat as candidates begin their final month of campaigning, according to a new independent poll. Vincent Gray holds a slim lead over incumbent Adrian Fenty, 39 percent to 36 percent, Clarus Research...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 18, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Adrian Fenty , DCision 2010 , The District , Vincent Gray  
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DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 17, 2010

TODAY IS AUGUST 17, 2010 -- 28 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY We're four weeks out, and today brings lousy headlines for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. Leading the pack is Freeman Klopott's Examiner piece which follows Friday's City Paper item on...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 17, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 16, 2010

TODAY IS AUGUST 16, 2010 -- 29 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY We're starved for poll numbers, and Alan Suderman has a few over at the Loose Lips blog -- albeit without much detail. "Bud's PAC," the amalgam of parking and...

By Mike DeBonis  |  August 16, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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