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Loose Lips: Washington, D.C.'s Dwindling Coffers and DCision 2010new

How deep does the pain go? For the current budget year, which ends Sept. 30, Chief Financial Officer Natwar M. Gandhi is already projecting a $200 million-plus deficit... or enough to run the Department of Mental Health.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike DeBonis  |  02-25-2010  |  Commentary

Adrian Fenty's Millionsnew

How furiously do people write checks to the Fenty cause? Hell, in an eight-day span of December his reelection reeled in checks worth $1,088,129.
Washington City Paper  |  Mike DeBonis  |  02-12-2009  |  Politics

Just Because Barack Obama Lives in D.C. Doesn't Mean He's One of Oursnew

With the Obama family's arrival this month, locals have revived the old transition tradition of speculating about how the new president will interact with his half-million-plus new neighbors. And this time, the oft-shunned city is optimistic that, as Mayor Adrian Fenty puts it, "he won't be a president who just happens to live in the White House."
Washington City Paper  |  Michael Schaffer  |  01-15-2009  |  Commentary

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