D.C. Wire: 2010 election


Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2010

Fact or fiction?

Campaigning is in full swing and candidates are making lots of claims about their accomplishments. D.C. Wire will try to wade through the statements to give our readers the facts.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  2010 election, Fenty, affordable housing

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/25/2010

Thanks to dog parks, Albright endorses Ray's D.C. council run

Another Clinton White House notable has endorsed D.C. Council at-large hopeful Clark Ray at a Georgetown fundraiser. Monday night, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright gave the Democrat her thumbs-up at an event at the tony manse of Dr. James D'Orta. In October, Tipper Gore -- who was Ray's boss...

By Mike DeBonis  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  2010 election, Clark Ray, James D'Orta, Madeline Albright, Phil Mendelson, Tipper Gore

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Kwame Brown gets cash infusion from heavy hitters

A group of the city's most prodigious political fundraisers gathered yesterday evening to give At-Large Council member Kwame R. Brown (D) a head start on his run for the Council chairmanship. Developers Herb Miller of Western Development Corp., Deborah Ratner Salzburg of Forest City Washington, Bill Alsup of Hines, and...

By Mike DeBonis  |  09:56 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  2010 election, Jack Evans, Kwame Brown, campaign finance

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 02/01/2010

Jim Graham campaign questions challenger's 'pledges'

What's a pledge? That's what Chuck Thies, spokesman for Council member Jim Graham's re-election bid, asked when he looked at potential challenger Jeff Smith's campaign finance report Monday. The Citizens for Jeff Smith Exploratory Committee filed an exploratory report showing contributions and "pledges," according to Thies who checked out the...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  |  07:48 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  2010 election, councilman graham, dc council, jeff smith, jim graham, ward 1 council, washington city council