Mayor Gray Federal Probe. Stewart. WaPo
"The federal investigation into Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s 2010 election now includes a focus on an alleged get-out-the-vote effort that was not publicly reported and that several campaign workers have called a “shadow campaign,” according to people with knowledge of the probe."
Barry in Winter. Suderman. WCP
"The greatest politician in the history of the District of Columbia lingers in his silver Jaguar in the parking lot next to Thurgood Marshall Academy charter school on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. At 2 p.m., the rally’s scheduled start time, there were only a handful of people milling about. By 2:25 p.m., when Barry rolled up, there weren’t enough people there to field a football team."
Endorsements for D.C. Council. Editorial. WaPo
"LESS THAN a year ago, as voters selected an at-large D.C. Council member in a special election, the precarious state of city politics was becoming clear. Shaken by scandal, the District government, which had made so much progress over the previous dozen years, seemed in danger of slipping backward. Since then, the danger signs have multiplied. One council member has resigned in disgrace, and federal prosecutors are conducting a broader probe into suspected corruption. As D.C. voters go to the polls again April 3, the need for principled, committed leadership is urgent."
Finally. Howard Theater Ribbon Cutting April 9th. AP
WASHINGTON — A landmark theatre in northwest Washington that helped launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald and Marvin Gaye is reopening to the public.
Wrote about the Howard Theater previously here.
RGIII Pro Day. Jones. WaPo
"With Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, General Manager Bruce Allen, Coach Mike Shanahan,offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and representatives from other teams looking on, Griffin again showed his potential as an elite level quarterback with an accurate arm and great mobility."
Fat Trell's Real D.C. Ramirez. WCP
"Fat Trel is watching a roomful of seniors do the electric slide.
It’s a miserable Saturday in February, and inside Kuehner House, a brick fortress of a retirement community on Good Hope Road SE, D.C.’s fastest-rising hip-hop star stands out like a Parental Advisory sticker"
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