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How Michelle Rhee Misled Education Reform
manifesto, the activities that she understood to be on behalf of poor black people in Washington caused her boss, Mayor Adrian Fenty, to be unseated by Washington’s black voters, barely three years into her term. That meant she lost her job, too. Rhee regrouped from The New Republic Read more »
Ex-D.C. Democratic Mayor Adrian Fenty: "My Party Is on the Wrong Side of Education Reform."
had to do something different. Yeah, more money for teachers and the bureaucracy. reply to this reply to this reply to this Fenty losing re-election is one of the least covered and important stories of the last few years. Here was a reasonably competent mayor from Hit and Run Read more »
With Echoes of Fenty, Bowser Launches Mayoral Bid
ethics reform and marriage equality. But as Mayor Vince Gray did when he announced his own 2010 run against then Mayor Adrian Fenty, Bowser was careful to note that the city's progress hasn't been spread evenly among its residents. "Washington will be its from DCist Read more »
Thies: Is Muriel Bowser Unbeatable?
appears to have been physically training for the arduous task of running citywide. Is she everything you liked about Adrian Fenty and none of the things you did not like? Pretty much. Which brings us back to “unbeatable.” Bowser’s quest to take the castle from NBC Washington Read more »
In Drinking Muddy Water, Moten Settles Scores
who turned his life around and dedicated himself to quashing beefs between street crews. He was a confidante of Mayor Adrian Fenty's, and in 2012 ran—as a Republican—for the Ward 7 seat on the D.C. Council. He's bombastic, distinctly gifted at attracting attention. from DCist Read more »