D.C. Wire: Sekou Biddle

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Biddle picks up SEUI endorsement -- and criticism from opponents

The Service Employees International Union on Wednesday endorsed D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) in the April 26 special election, even as some of Biddle's opponents stepped up their criticism of his attempts to have them thrown off the ballot.

By Tim Craig  |  12:59 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Kwame Brown vows to 'win back the trust' of residents

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown (D) said Tuesday he's going to work to "win back the trust" of city residents angered or troubled by his decision to request a "fully loaded" Lincoln Navigator that would have cost taxpayers $2,000 a month. Speaking to reporters after the council session, Brown said...

By Tim Craig  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Biddle opens a well-staffed office for council race

Interim DC. Council member Sekou Biddle (D-At large) opened his campaign office Sunday as he gears up for the April 26 citywide election, telling a room of supporters they have to move at "light speed" to fend off more than a half-dozen potential challengers.

By Tim Craig  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 01/21/2011

Vince Gray Gives Biddle a rousing endorsement

District Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) gave interim D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle an energetic endorsement Thursday night, vowing to put the full weight of his political organization to work to keep his seat from slipping into GOP hands.

By Tim Craig  |  08:48 AM ET, 01/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 01/19/2011

Vincent Orange says 'it's full speed ahead' for D.C. council bid

Former D.C. Council member Vincent C. Orange, who has kept a low-profile since losing the D.C. Democratic State Committee endorsement two weeks ago, confirmed Wednesday he's still a candidate in the April 26 special election for an at-large council seat. In an interview with the Washington Post, Orange said he...

By Tim Craig  |  01:36 PM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)