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Former D.C. Candidate Pleads Guilty in Money Scheme

A former D.C. Council candidate has pleaded guilty to lying about how much money his campaign received from a businessman who also admitted running a “shadow campaign” for Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray.


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Former D.C. Council Candidate Pleads Guilty to Money Scheme

A former candidate for the D.C. Council pleaded guilty to conspiring to receive and conceal campaign contributions in excess of $25,000 during his run for office.


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Despite Scandal, D.C. Mayor Makes Pitch for 2nd Term

A scandal involving a convicted campaign donor nicknamed “Uncle Earl” is endangering District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s re-election chances.


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Gray Maintains Innocence As Feds Allege Dirty Tricks In Campaign

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.



New Allegations Filed Against Ex-D.C. Councilman Brown

Former District of Columbia Councilmember Michael Brown is admitting to campaign finance violations as part of a new plea agreement.


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Man Pleads Guilty in Alleged ‘Shadow Campaign’ Scheme with D.C. Businessman

A New York marketing executive received more than $600,000 in illicit funds to do unsolicited campaign work for a 2008 presidential candidate, federal prosecutors in Washington said Wednesday.


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Ex-Mayor Gray Aide Sentenced For Campaign Violations, Destroying Evidence

A former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has been sentenced to six months in prison for committing campaign finance violations and destroying evidence.


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D.C. Mayor’s Lawyer Fires Back At Media And Politicians

The attorney for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says the mayor is being treated unfairly by the media and by elected officials who have called for his resignation in the wake of a campaign scandal.