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Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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By BEN NUCKOLS

Che Brown Gets 3 Months

Che Brown Gets 3 Months

The brother of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has been sentenced to 3 months in prison for bank fraud. Read »

Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 at 5:47 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Top Ten 2012 D.C. Political Stories

Top Ten 2012 D.C. Political Stories

Politics in the District during 2012 were action-packed. Read »

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

U.S. Attorney Completes Kwame Brown Investigation

U.S. Attorney Completes Kwame Brown Investigation

The U.S. Attorney’s Office completed its federal criminal investigation into former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown’s 2008 campaign and will not bring additional charges. Read »

Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Kwame Brown Blames Critical Tweets on Stolen Phone

Kwame Brown Blames Critical Tweets on Stolen Phone

The former D.C. councilmember -- who is currently under supervised release after pleading guilty to bank fraud -- said some critical tweets of local political figures and journalists were written by someone who... Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 at 8:50 PM
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By Shani O. Hilton
      

Kwame Brown Sentenced: "I Was Wrong"

The federal sentence brings the former D.C. Council Chairman's saga to a close (almost). Read »

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Mendelson - New Sheriff in Town?

Opinion: Mendelson - New Sheriff in Town?

Elections are over and the new D.C. Council Chair inherited a mess. Can he get his house in order? Read »

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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By Perry Stein

In DC, All Eyes on At-Large

In DC, All Eyes on At-Large

David Grosso's campaign to unseat incumbent Michael Brown could be one of the most competitive races in D.C. on Nov. 6. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 at 9:28 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: A Sly Ballot Question in D.C.

Opinion: A Sly Ballot Question in D.C.

Politicians don't expect you to read the fine print. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Brown Due in Court for Hearing on Violation

Brown Due in Court for Hearing on Violation

Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown is due in court next month for a hearing on an unspecified violation. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Feds Didn't Want to Disclose Kwame Brown Cooperation

Feds Didn't Want to Disclose Kwame Brown Cooperation

Federal prosecutors said they wanted to keep a delay in sentencing for former D.C. Council chairman Kwame Brown under wraps to avoid impeding ongoing investigations. Read »

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