D.C. Wire: Adrian M. Fenty


Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Fenty to teach at Oberlin in the fall

Former Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will return to his alma mater Oberlin College as a distinguished visiting professor of politics, a featured lecturer and a career adviser in the Department of African American Studies. Fenty, a 1992 graduate who majored in economics and English at the Ohio college, will participate...

By Nikita Stewart  |  03:35 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, adrian fenty, nikita stewart, oberlin college

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 12/02/2010

Nickles wants court to enforce subpoena for Team Thomas records

Peter Nickles, right. (AFP/Getty Images)Attorney General Peter Nickles is asking the Superior Court to expeditiously enforce a subpoena he issued last week for the records of Team Thomas, the nonprofit of D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. now under scrutiny. Nickles, who will leave his post when Mayor Adrian M....

By Nikita R Stewart  |  04:11 PM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Harry Thomas Jr, Peter Nickles

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 09/15/2010

Fenty headquarters empty; Gray supporter jubilant

The Georgia Avenue campaign headquarters for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty was empty Wednesday morning -- a window that shattered Tuesday night after a volunteer leaned on it remained missing. Anyone could walk into the unsecured former car dealership where equipment and paraphernalia remained.

By Washington Post editors  |  08:33 AM ET, 09/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, adrian fenty, council chair vincent gray, election, vincent gray

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010

Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning

To kick off early voting in Ward 3, the base of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's support in his reelection bid, schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee will join the mayor at a rally at the Broad Branch Farmers Market in Chevy Chase at 8 a.m. Saturday. The Fenty campaign sent e-mails...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Chevy Chase, Michelle A. Rhee, Vincent C. Gray, Ward 3, primary

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Elections board to hear Fenty request for unaffiliated voters

UPDATED: 9:53 a.m. The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to hear a request from the campaign of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) to allow unaffiliated voters to participate in the Sept. 14 Democratic primary. Marc Elias, an attorney for the...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, Vincent C. Gray

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2010

Fenty campaign trying to include unaffiliated voters in primary

The campaign for Mayor Adrian M. Fenty is trying to get the Board of Elections and Ethics to reverse a recent decision and allow "no party" voters to cast ballots in the Democratic primary.

By Nikita R Stewart  |  05:07 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Democratic primary, Vincent C. Gray, no party

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/16/2010

Bloomberg to endorse Fenty Tuesday

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is scheduled Tuesday to endorse Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in his reelection bid at a news conference at Carmine's, one of the newest restaurants to hit the District. Bloomberg, a Democrat turned Republican turned independent, has been a major influence on Fenty and his...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Michael Bloomberg, election, primary

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Fenty says bike theft his fault

D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty on Monday took "full responsibility" for two bicycles stolen from his home June 3 and said the officer guarding his property followed protocol.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:21 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, bike, d.c. police, police

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 06/11/2010

Gray out raises Fenty in last 3 mos.

Vincent C. Gray out raised Mayor Adrian M. Fenty during the past three months, but Fenty mayor begins the summer campaign season with nearly ten times as much cash in the bank as the council chairman, according to campaign finance reports released Friday.

By Washington Post editors  |  08:51 AM ET, 06/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Vincent C. Gray, mayoral

Posted at 03:44 AM ET, 03/11/2010

Fenty gets some paper from hip-hop producer

Hip-hop producer Irv Gotti contributed $1,000 to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's reelection campaign, according to the mayor's latest campaign finance report filed Wednesday. Gotti is listed in the report as Irving Lorenzo, a music producer at IG Records at a Manhattan address. He was a last-minute contributor, paying by credit...

By Nikita Stewart  |  03:44 AM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty | Tags:  Ashanti, Fenty, Irv Gotti, Jay-Z, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Murder Inc., hip-hop, reelection campaign

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/01/2009

Cora Masters Barry, City Reach Deal on Recreation Center

Former D.C. first lady Cora Masters Barry will get to stay in the recreation center that she was instrumental in building a decade ago after negotiations with the city. City officials released a brief statement Thursday, the same day supporters are expected to appear at a 4 p.m. hearing on...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Cora Masters Barry, Dorothy Height, Marion Barry, Maya Angelou, Recreation Wish List Committee

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/01/2009

Cabdrivers Vent Anger at Graham, Fenty

D.C. Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) withdrew his taxi industry reform bill on Wednesday, but that didn't stop about 50 cabdrivers from picketing City Hall on Thursday morning. A coalition of taxicab associations also called today for Graham's resignation. The protestors, who gathered in Freedom Plaza across from the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. Taxicab Commission, Eric Weaver, Jim Graham, Larry Frankel, Leo Alexander, Muriel Bowser, Ted G. Loza

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 10/01/2009

Michael Kelly Moving on to Bigger Things

Michael Kelly, who recently announced his resignation from the D.C. Housing Authority after nearly a decade, has landed on his feet in a big way: general manager of the New York City Housing Authority. "Seldom do you find someone as qualified as Mike Kelly to assume a position as important...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:23 AM ET, 10/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Clifford B. Janey. Michelle Rhee, Michael Bloomberg, Michael Kelly

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/18/2009

Fenty Gears Up for Fight With Gray Over School Board Funding

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty said he and schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee are lobbying D.C. Council members to prevent council Chairman Vincent C. Gray's effort to override his veto of funding to the State Board of Education. The council approved $950,000 in the fiscal 2010 budget -- a move that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/18/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Michelle A. Rhee, Vincent C. Gray, state board of education

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 09/15/2009

Closed School Site to Be Reborn as Apartments, Shops

Hine Junior High School, shuttered last year by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's school closure plan, will be transformed into 150 apartments, restaurants, shops and office space for the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Fenty (D) announced Tuesday that the city has picked Stanton-Eastbanc, a District-based team of architects and developers, to redevelop...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:41 AM ET, 09/15/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Hine Junior High School, Stanton-Eastbanc, Tommy Wells, Weinstein Escocoff Architects

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/15/2009

Former TV Reporter Switches to Politics

Leo Alexander, a former television reporter-turned-insurance sales executive, kicked off his uphill campaign for D.C. mayor Monday night. Though the venue was small -- Pier 7 restaurant in Southwest -- the room filled with friends, old acquaintances and community activists anxious to see whether Alexander could be an alternative to...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/15/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. mayor, Leo Alexander, Sandra Seegars, Sulaimon Brown

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 09/14/2009

Cora Barry Taking Her Case to Court

Former D.C. first lady Cora Masters Barry will take her case to court Tuesday when she asks a judge to prohibit the city from evicting her Recreation Wish List Committee from the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center. But young people who use the Ward 8 tennis center took her case...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:47 PM ET, 09/14/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Cora Masters Barry, Recreation Wish List, Southeast Tennis and Learning Center

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/14/2009

D.C. Housing Authority Director Resigns

Michael Kelly, executive director of the D.C. Housing Authority, is resigning his post at the end of the month, the Board of Commissioners announced Monday. Bill Slover, board chairman, credited Kelly with transforming the agency into a "national model." "His legacy is the creation of a strong, innovative, and skilled...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/14/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Adrianne Todman, D.C. Housing Authority, David Jannarone, Michael Kelly

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 09/08/2009

Fenty Team Wants Your Green Space

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty needs your address. The Fenty camp, known as the "green team," is dialing up supporters to place green and white campaign signs in their yards. It appears to be a quiet, year-out kickoff of Fenty's reelection campaign. The 38-year-old mayor has built up a war chest....

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:46 PM ET, 09/08/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mayor Fenty, Mayor Fenty | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. mayor, campaign, reelection