Ronald Machen

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US Attorney To Oversee Lerner Contempt Case Appointed By Obama

House Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency’s Tea Party controversy.


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Attorney General Agrees to Release D.C. Mayoral Documents

D.C.’s attorney general says he has given the city’s U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.


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Feds Accuse D.C. Attorney General of Withholding Documents

Federal prosecutors say the District of Columbia attorney general’s office is withholding documents relevant to their ongoing investigation of corruption in city politics.


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New Charges Against Blackwater From 2007 Shooting In Iraq

The Justice Department on Thursday brought fresh charges against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors, resurrecting an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.


Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens and his attorneys, Rusty Hardin, right, and Michael Attanasio, left, arrive to speak to the media after Clemens was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, D.C., on June 18, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. Official Handling Journalist Leak Probe Criticized Over Use Of Gov’t Resources Going After Roger Clemens

Ronald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headline-makers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.


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US Attorney Says Investigation of Brown Campaign Is Over

U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen said Thursday that his office has concluded its investigation into the 2008 campaign of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, which resulted in guilty pleas to unrelated bank fraud charges by Brown and his brother, Che.


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Street Gang Led By ‘McLovin’ Indicted for Terrorizing the City

Nine people were indicted in the District Thursday, accused of committing crimes across the city together that include flash mob style robberies and other crimes, all led by a man who goes by the name ‘McLovin’.