D.C. Wire: Leo Alexander


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 11:37 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