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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM
By Darcy Spencer

Michael Brown: $113,000 Stolen From Campaign

A D.C. Council member whose campaign account is missing money revealed that more than $113,000 was stolen from the fund. Read »

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 AM
By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Trouble At-Large in D.C.

Opinion: Trouble At-Large in D.C.

What has been a boring election might now be unpredictable. Read »

Thursday, Jun 28, 2012 at 4:23 PM

D.C. Council Member Discovers Campaign Theft

D.C. Council Member Discovers Campaign Theft

A longtime campaign operative has been stealing money from Michael Brown’s campaign account. Read »

Friday, Jun 22, 2012 at 10:38 PM
By Tom Sherwood

Brown: Ethics Issues Aren't Crippling D.C.

Some say D.C. leaders need to do more to reassure residents that ethics are a priority, but Council member Michael Brown says ethical clouds are not crippling the city. Read »

Thursday, Jun 14, 2012 at 10:10 AM
By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Tears on the DC Council

Opinion: Tears on the DC Council

Yvette Alexander's tears are a message to the entire D.C. Council. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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 »

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