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A Tale of Two Councils

· Has let it be known that a broad swath of the business community is unhappy with the performance of schools Superintendent Clifford Janey (as is Fenty).

· Is managing an effort to raise more than $100,000 in private money to support the development of Chairman-elect Gray's multiyear strategy for the D.C. Council.

· Is raising more than $400,000 for the Fenty transition to fund search firms seeking candidates to fill six positions in the mayor-elect's cabinet and support Fenty's high-level study of the public school system and takeover strategies.

· Is sending off its own chief operating officer, Victor Reinoso -- who is also a school board member -- to serve as Fenty's deputy mayor for education.

Adrian Fenty and the Federal City Council. Who woulda thunk it?

Now, which of the two councils is the real mover and shaker?

kingc@washpost.com


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