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Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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By Eric Tucker

6-Month Sentence Proposed for Ex-D.C. Campaign Aide

6-Month Sentence Proposed for Ex-D.C. Campaign Aide

Federal prosecutors recommend a six-month prison sentence for a former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray. Read »

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Ex-Mayoral Aide Due in Court Thursday

Ex-Mayoral Aide Due in Court Thursday

Thomas Gore -- the acting treasurer for Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign -- is due in court Thursday for a status conference. Read »

Friday, May 25, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Call for Gray to Explain Scandal

The chairman of former Mayor Adrian Fenty's reelection campaign called on Mayor Vincent Gray to explain the campaign scandal engulfing his administration. Read »

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 1:09 PM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: People on Gov't Assistance at Record High in Md.

AM Read: People on Gov't Assistance at Record High in Md.

The number of Maryland families relying on government support to stay afloat has reached a record high. Read »

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:03 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Opinion: Scandal Heat Just Got Hotter

Opinion: Scandal Heat Just Got Hotter

The yearlong criminal investigation into Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign for mayor took a significant turn this week. Read »

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 8:45 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Gray Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty

PM Read: Gray Campaign Aide Pleads Guilty

Former campaign aide to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Tuesday to funneling campaign funds to another mayoral candidate and then getting rid of the records of the transaction. Read »

Monday, May 21, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: McDonnell's National Security Problem?

PM Read: McDonnell's National Security Problem?

A Washington Post columnist suggests that a national security bill that McDonnell recently signed into law could hinder his vice-presidential chances. Read »

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 11:46 AM
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By Tom Sherwood

Mayor Gray Campaign Worker Charged

The first criminal charges in the federal U.S. Attorney investigation of Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign for D.C. mayor have been filed. 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.
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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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