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Imprisoned Councilmember Got Tickets Voided

The District of Columbia’s Department of Motor Vehicles says it was former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. who requested that 10 traffic and parking tickets be voided early last year.

11/29/2012

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Former D.C. Council Member Thomas Thanks Supporters

A former D.C. councilmember who’s heading to prison this week for embezzling $350,000 from the city says he was “humbled” by his prosecution.

06/18/2012

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Mendelson To Lead Scandal-Plagued D.C. Council

Phil Mendelson was selected Wednesday as interim chairman of the scandal-plagued D.C. Council, pledging to restore trust in a legislative body that’s lost two members this year to criminal convictions.

06/13/2012

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Former D.C. Councilman Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud

The former chairman of the District of Columbia Council pleaded guilty Friday to lying about his income on bank loan applications, the latest blow to a city government rocked by scandal.

06/08/2012

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Board Member Pleads Guilty To Role In Thomas Case

Another person involved in a corruption case that led to the resignation of a D.C. Council member has pleaded guilty to his role in the case.

01/18/2012