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D.C. Tax Commission Begins Its Work

A new commission charged with finding ways to reform the District of Columbia’s tax code has begun its work.

08/07/2012

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D.C. Officials Consulted Crisis Expert

Staffers for the embattled mayor of Washington have sought the advice of a crisis-management expert who advised Monica Lewinsky and inspired the television drama “Scandal,” according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.

08/06/2012

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Norton: Gray Campaign Conduct ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says the criminal activity by District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign is “deeply disturbing” and is calling on the mayor to respond.

07/12/2012

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Gray Campaign Hid Poll Workers’ Pay

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign routinely paid day laborers $100 in cash — twice the legal limit — to tout Gray outside polling places, and the payments were later referred to on campaign finance reports as “consulting fees” paid to campaign staff members and volunteers, according to a review by The Associated Press.

07/12/2012

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D.C. Mayor Says He’s Still The Best Leader For City

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Wednesday that he still believes he’s the best person to lead the city despite revelations that he was elected with the help of a $650,000 shadow campaign, and he said he has no plans to resign.

07/11/2012

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Aide To 2010 Gray Bid Admits ‘Shadow Campaign’

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was elected in 2010 with the aid of $650,000 in illicit funds from a district businessman, a Gray campaign consultant acknowledged in federal court Tuesday.

07/11/2012

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D.C. PR Exec Charged With Straw Contributions

A Washington public-relations executive has been charged with making straw contributions to candidates for federal and local offices, including District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray.

07/09/2012

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D.C. Leaders Consider Easing Height Restrictions

A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation’s capital to about 12 stories for more than a century.

04/13/2012

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Brown’s Traffic Charge Will Be Heard In March

A former District of Columbia mayoral candidate who was set to go to trial on a charge of driving without a valid license will have to return to court.

02/06/2012

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At 75, Marion Barry Gears Up For Another Campaign

As HBO considers making a movie about Marion Barry with Eddie Murphy in the title role, the real Barry is doing something that comes naturally: running for re-election in the nation’s capital.

01/05/2012

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Boy Shot Amid Violent Halloween Night In D.C.

Six people were injured in five separate shootings on Halloween night in a spasm of violence that Mayor Vincent Gray called “troubling.”

11/01/2011

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Prince George’s Schools Being Assessed After Quake

Prince George’s County officials say 32 schools will remain closed for ongoing structural assessments following the East Coast earthquake.

08/25/2011

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