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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 10:29 PM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Brown Will Take You Down

Opinion: Brown Will Take You Down

If you broke the law and Kwame Brown knows about it, run -- don’t walk -- to the nearest FBI office. Read »

Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Sentencing Delayed for Former D.C. Council Chairman

Sentencing Delayed for Former D.C. Council Chairman

The sentencing of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has been delayed until November. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 2:50 PM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Kwame Brown Tweets!

Kwame Brown Tweets!

The disgraced former D.C. councilmember seems to be trying to tell us something. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Mayor Tommy?

Opinion: Mayor Tommy?

Tommy Wells wants to be mayor of Washington. Can he win? Read »

Monday, Jul 9, 2012 at 7:33 AM
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By Shani Hilton

Mendo Holding Presser

Mendo Holding Presser

New D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson will be holding his first press conference today. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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By Shani Hilton
      

D.C. Council Taps Mendelson as Acting Chair

Councilmember Yvette Alexander was moved to tears as she told colleagues she's sick of infighting. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Opinion: Only the Middle of This Movie

Opinion: Only the Middle of This Movie

There's more to come from investigations in to corruption in D.C. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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By BEN NUCKOLS

D.C. Council to Vote on Mendelson as Interim Chair

D.C. Council to Vote on Mendelson as Interim Chair

The acting chairman of the D.C. Council has circulated a resolution that would make Council member Phil Mendelson the interim chairman. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:08 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Mopping Up Kwame's Mess

Opinion: Mopping Up Kwame's Mess

Kwame Brown has departed to parts unknown, but there remains some tidying up to do. Read »

Monday, Jun 11, 2012 at 8:27 PM
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By Tom Sherwood
      

Orange, Mendelson Seek Brown's Seat

Two at-large D.C. Council members try to gain support to temporarily replace former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
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Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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