A scandal involving a convicted campaign donor nicknamed “Uncle Earl” is endangering District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s re-election chances.
Federal court documents say a campaign adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton was personally involved in an off-the-books operation to help the former first lady’s 2008 presidential campaign in four states and Puerto Rico.
For most of Vincent Gray’s three-plus years as District of Columbia mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign.
Federal prosecutors say District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was aware of an off-the-books “shadow campaign” to support his 2010 bid and personally requested the funds from an influential District businessman.
Lawyers for a District of Columbia businessman at the center of a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation have asked the Supreme Court to take a case involving some of the documents seized from his home and office.
A Maryland businessman admitted in federal court Thursday that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who’s at the center of a wide-ranging investigation of political corruption in the District of Columbia.
A second person has been charged with making illegal campaign contributions at the behest of a District of Columbia businessman whose political activities are the subject of a long-running federal investigation.
A Maryland man is expected to plead guilty to making an illegal campaign contribution on behalf of a District of Columbia businessman who’s the subject of a wide-ranging corruption investigation.
Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more suspicious activity hovering over Vincent Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign, allegations arise over malpractice with city employees’ retirement funds.
The delegate to Congress from the U.S. Virgin Islands has benefited from the largesse of Washington businessman and government contractor Jeffrey Thompson, who’s the subject of a federal investigation.