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Yes, Kwame Brown is really driving a mail truck

In my not-a-column about D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's political future, I noted that he said in a recent WTTG-TV interview that he is currently driving a "1983 mail truck" -- that, in lieu of the city-paid 2011 "fully loaded" Lincoln Navigator L he once piloted.

By Mike DeBonis  | March 4, 2011; 12:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, The District  
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Kwame Brown returns Navigator, apologizes for 'disruption'

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown announced this afternoon that he is returning a Lincoln Navigator SUV to the city fleet, two days after the Washington Post reported that two such vehicles, with luxury options, were procured for him at...

By Mike DeBonis  | February 22, 2011; 5:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, The District  | Tags:  DC Council, Kwame Brown Navigator, Kwame Brown cars, Kwame Brown dc, Kwame Brown suv  
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More highlights from the 'Kwamemobile' e-mails

A lot of good details made it into my Sunday story on D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's Lincoln Navigators. A few did not. Here are some various tidbits from government e-mails (which you can read in full) that didn't...

By Mike DeBonis  | February 22, 2011; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, The District  
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D.C. Council member asks for data on city vehicles

Prompted by questions regarding the pricey leases for two luxury SUVs procured for D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown, a council member is asking for more information on the city's auto fleet. Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) -- who as chairman...

By Mike DeBonis  | February 22, 2011; 3:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Kwame Brown, The District  
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D.C. politicos react to Kwame Brown's SUV issues

The world now knows that city officials ordered D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown not one, but two "fully loaded" Lincoln Navigator SUVs, each costing the city upward of $2,000 a month. Since The Washington Post published the story of...

By Mike DeBonis  | February 22, 2011; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Kwame Brown addresses budget plan, United Medical Center sale

Kwame R. Brown, fresh off his first meetings with Wall Street bond raters as D.C. Council chairman, attempted to affirm his commitment to fiscal rectitude on television this morning as the government begins to plug a budget hole reaching into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

By Mike DeBonis  | February 14, 2011; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  David Catania, Kwame Brown, The District, Vincent Gray  
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Congress to question Brown, Gray on voucher program, Mike DeBonis , February 11, 2011
Kwame Brown details $45,000 in outside income, Mike DeBonis , February 3, 2011
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Fenty, Gray split business group endorsements, Mike DeBonis , June 29, 2010
Will Marion Barry get his committee back?, Mike DeBonis , June 4, 2010
 
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