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Former D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown leaves a Washington courthouse on May 29 after being sentenced for accepting bribes. (credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Former Councilmember Michael Brown Gets 3 Years For Bribes

Former D.C. Councilmember Michael Brown has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for taking more than $50,000 in bribes in an undercover FBI sting.


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More Criminal Charges Filed Against Kwame Brown Following Resignation From DC Council

Former Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia Kwame Brown, after resigning from his post, was charged Thursday with the misdemeanor of making unlawful cash campaign expenditures and aiding and abetting.


Former DC Councilmember Harry Thomas, former mayor and Councilmember Marion Barry, mayor Vincent Gray and former Council Chairman Kwame Brown.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Marion Barry Tirade Forces D.C. Council To Approve New Profanity Measure

The D.C. Council has passed a measure banning members from using profanity during public meetings, after an incident in which Marion Barry had shouted profane language at a fellow council member.