D.C. Wire: 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 11:45 AM ET, 09/04/2010

Rhee rallies voters for Fenty

Hoping to help Mayor Adrian M. Fenty get reelected, Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee told a crowd of supporters Saturday morning at a rally that the District is a "different city" under his leadership and that improvements in the school system and in economic development cannot continue without him. Rhee,...

By Nikita Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, dc mayor, dc mayoral race, michelle rhee

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 08:31 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Michelle Fenty campaigns for her husband

Michelle Cross Fenty, who broke down in tears when speaking to media about the mayor after a the Washington Post debate Wednesday, continues her efforts to reveal her husband's softer side. At a "Women for Fenty" event Thursday, the city's first lady said she knows that Mayor Adrian M. Fenty...

By Nikita Stewart  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  d.c. mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2010

First day of voting spirited

Holding a campaign sign over his head, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) was surrounded Monday morning by volunteers and workers, chanting, "Four more years!" outside the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics on the first day of early voting in the Sept. 14 primary. Supporters for Council Chairman Vincent C....

By Nikita Stewart  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Fenty hammers Gray on education at debate

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, who has tried to gain traction in his campaign with humilty and by attacking his main opponent's record, stayed on message during a debate Tuesday night, focusing on the progress the city's schools have made under him and Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee. Earlier Tuesday, officials had...

By Nikita Stewart  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayoral candidates, dc mayors race, fenty campaign

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/25/2010

Elections board to decide on unaffiliated voters today

Togo West, chairman of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, announced during a special meeting this morning that the body will make a decision today on Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's petition to allow unaffiliated voters to register as Democrats same day under new elections laws. On Aug. 12, the...

By Nikita Stewart  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  dc mayors race, fenty campaign

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 04:11 PM ET, 08/21/2010

Gray picks up Ward 8 Democrats' endorsement

The Ward 8 Democratic Committee voted overwhelmingly Saturday to endorse Vincent C. Gray over incumbent Adrian M. Fenty in the mayor's race. To win an endorsement, a candidate needed 59 percent of the vote. When the ballots were counted, Gray received about 80 percent: 244 votes compared with 59 for...

By Tim Craig  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. mayor, marion barry, vince gray, ward 8, ward 8 democratic committee, ward 8 democrats

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/21/2010

Gray gets nods from Caribbean PAC, Muslim Democrats

Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, chief challenger to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in the Sept. 14 Democratic Party primary, continued to pick up endorsements Friday. The Caribbean-American Political Action Committee announced its backing and, hours later, the Muslim Democratic Caucus of D.C. announced its support during a candidates forum at...

By Nikita Stewart  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, caribbean american pac, d.c. mayor, muslim democratic caucus, talib karim, vincent gray

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2010

Labor union says it has a 'problem with our boss'

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty released a campaign TV ad this week acknowledging he has mistakes and promising to do better. Now the American Federation of Government Employees has released its own ad -- a 60-second radio spot condemning "boss" Fenty. "We have a problem with our boss. He disrespects us....

By Nikita R Stewart  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  AFGE, Mayor Adrian Fenty, Vincent C. Gray, apology, primary

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 03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2010

Fenty event requires voter registration

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) is throwing a go-go bash on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast. The price of admission is a voter registration form. No one under 18 is allowed without a parent. And a team of security clad in black is checking bags. After registering, guests...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Fenty, d.c. mayors race, fenty campaig

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 06/24/2010

Lesser-known mayoral candidates bait Gray at forum

At the Alpha Kappa Alpha candidates' forum Wednesday night at Howard University, there were some fireworks between the candidates running for mayor in the Democratic primary. But most of the bickering wasn't between Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and his chief rival, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent. C. Gray. In a risky...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:55 PM ET, 06/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Fenty, Gray, dc mayoral candidates, dc mayors race

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 01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010

In Ward 3, the Gray-Cheh ticket (not exactly)

Over the past week, Gray volunteers have been near the Van Ness Metro station handing out campaign materials for both the chairman and Cheh. And if you see someone putting up a Gray yard sign in Ward 3, it's a safe bet they are also putting up Cheh signs nearby.

By Tim Craig  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, Vincent Gray, dc mayors race, mary cheh

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 08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Fenty, Gray spar at forum

If Wednesday night's D.C. for Democracy candidates forum had been televised, viewers would have seen Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) looking annoyed, distracted and uneasy. The mayor had a vexed look on his face during much of the forum as he fumbled with his BlackBerry. At one point, he picked...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. mayor's race, vincent gray

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 05/25/2010

Housing director not sold on CFO takeover

Adrienne Todman, interim director of the D.C. Housing Authority, said Tuesday that her agency remains independent by law and questioned whether the agency's finances can be taken over by Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi as he plans.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:04 PM ET, 05/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrienne Todman, D.C. Housing Authority, Harry Thomas Jr, Jim Graham, adrian fenty, housing authority takeover, natwar gandhi, parks and recreation, recreation

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Gandhi warns council on fee maneuver

Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi is warning D.C. maneuver Council members that its vote to table a proposal by the mayor to raise or impose hundreds of fees could cost the city $2.3 million in revenue this summer.

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:00 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. budget, fee increases, gandhi wanrs council about tabling fee increase, natwar gandhi, vincent gray

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 05/19/2010

D.C. budget talks to be televised

If you want to see your District government at work, tune into the local government access channel (Channel 13 for Comcast cable subscribers in the city.)

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:05 PM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  adrian fenty, d.c. budget negotiations televised, d.c. council to televise budget talks, vincent gray

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010

Gray seeks budget document from Fenty

On Monday, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty will go before the council to answer questions about his fiscal 2011 budget proposal.

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:42 PM ET, 04/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. mayor's race, Fenty to attend council meeting, Vincent Gray, gray asks Fenty for budget document

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010

D.C. campaign finance office clears Gray of wrongdoing

The D.C. Office of Campaign Finance has cleared Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D) of wrongdoing for his decision to allow a company owned by friend and mega developer William C. Smith to perform improvements at his home, according to a ruling released this afternoon. The office, part of the...

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:52 PM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig, Tim Craig | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. office clears Gray of wrongdoing, campaign finance, vincent gray cleared

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 07:16 AM ET, 02/18/2010

Fenty: 'There's only so much snow you can move'

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) could only laugh and look incredulous Thursday morning as the WRC-TV (Channel 4) anchors demanded to know when the gargantuan mounds of snow and ice would disappear from city streets.

By by Nikita Stewart  |  07:16 AM ET, 02/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  mayor fenty, snow removal

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 11:19 AM ET, 09/09/2009

D.C. Attorney General Fires Back at Opponents

Attorney General Peter Nickles was fighting back Wednesday, releasing oppositions he filed this week in two different cases. The embattled Nickles has found himself up against just about everybody, including D.C. Auditor Deborah K. Nichols, who has asked a judge to intervene and enforce a subpoena that would give her...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/09/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Anacostia Waterfront Corporation, D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles, D.C. Auditor Deborah Nichols, D.C. Council, Mayor Adrian Fenty, National Capital Revitalization Corporation

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

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 08/06/2009

Protesters Crash Party for Fenty's Fraternity

About 50 protesters picketed Mayor Adrian M. Fenty Wednesday night outside the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, where Fenty's fraternity is holding an international meeting. A coalition of labor unions, tenants advocates and community organizers wanted to bring attention to the recent layoffs of government workers, the sale of public property...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:39 AM ET, 08/06/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, protests

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/06/2009

Fenty Will Send Sons to Public School in Fall

D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) told WRC-TV (Channel 4) Thursday morning that his 9-year-old twins will attend public school this fall, fulfilling a campaign promise he made when running for mayor in 2006. Sons Andrew and Matthew, who are entering the fourth grade, had attended a private school that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/06/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. Public Schools

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 08/05/2009

D.C. Politics Web Roundup

Here's what's going on in District politics right now. The Washington Times reported yesterday that Mayor Fenty already has outraised himself in preparation for his re-election campaign next year. Not only has he already raised more for his 2010 campaign than he did for his entire 2006 run, but he...

By Sarah Mimms  |  03:10 PM ET, 08/05/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Fenty, D.C. Council, Marion Barry, WASA, taxes

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/03/2009

Fenty Picks Santos for Deputy Mayor

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty named Valerie Santos deputy mayor today. Santos replaces Neil O. Albert, who officially took his post as city administrator this past weekend. Santos, 36 and a native of San Francisco, was Albert's chief operating officer. She called Albert her "mentor" at a news conference about her...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian Fenty, Deputy Mayor