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Tim Craig at the Washington Post counts $10,000 in council money headed to Donna Watts-Brighthaupt, the woman Marion Barry is accused of stalking.

According to LL’s perusal of city purchase orders, she got $20,000:

  • $5,000 on Nov. 20 for “consulting services”;
  • $10,000 on Feb. 19 for “consulting services”; and
  • $5,000 of May 27 for “computer hardware consulting”