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Monday, Nov 26, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Gray Declines to Meet With Prosecutors

Gray Declines to Meet With Prosecutors

Mayor Vincent Gray has declined several requests to meet with prosecutors looking into a "shadow" campaign that helped elect Gray in 2010, sources confirmed for News4. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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By Tom Sherwood
      

Gray Announces 100K New Jobs in 5 Years Plan

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Wednesday a plan to create 100,000 new jobs in the city over the next five years. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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By Darcy Spencer, Matthew Stabley

Brooks Sentenced to 24 Months Probation

Brooks Sentenced to 24 Months Probation

A former campaign aide to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray was sentenced to 24 months probation and 200 hours community service Wednesday afternoon. Read »

Monday, Aug 6, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Report: D.C. Officials Consult Crisis Expert

Report: D.C. Officials Consult Crisis Expert

The same crisis-management expert who advised Monica Lewinsky and inspired the TV drama "Scandal" may play a role in the D.C. mayoral investigation saga. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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By Tom Sherwood
      

Police Concerned About Space Around Gray

After seeing the latest video of him being surrounded by aggressive reporters and cameras, D.C. police informally expressed concern about the lack of space between Mayor Vincent Gray and the media scrum... Read »

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 at 9:01 PM
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By Shani Hilton

Gray's Lawyer: "Rush to Judgment"

Gray's Lawyer:

Mayor Vincent Gray's lawyer released a statement today admonishing the media for not "focusing on the very good things" Gray has done Read »

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 at 7:30 AM
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By Shani Hilton

Senate Passes Special Elections Law for D.C.

Senate Passes Special Elections Law for D.C.

The bill will give the D.C. Board of Elections more flexibility to hold a special election to fill vacant seats. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Gray Talked Cash in January

Gray Talked Cash in January

Sources tell News4 that Jeanne Harris approached Mayor Vincent Gray in January to tell him about unreported expenditures made on his behalf. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Gray Has "No Plans" to Resign

Gray Has

In a press conference today, Mayor Vincent Gray broke his silence on the federal investigation into his 2010 campaign. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 9:54 PM
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By Ben Nuckols

Gray Proposes Campaign Finance Reforms

Gray Proposes Campaign Finance Reforms

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is proposing a broad package of campaign finance reforms, including a ban on contributions by government contractors or those seeking large contracts. 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.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
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.
Chuck Todd
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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