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In the course of five days last week, the District's mayor was called a "crook" at a public hearing, the council chairman's campaign committee was accused of widespread reporting violations, one council member disclosed he had been offered bribes, and another council member was accused of using his charity as a slush fund.
The D.C. politician whose allegations wreaked havoc on the Gray administration before it ever got rolling, strode into city hall on Monday to finally give his on-the-record account about purported campaign payoffs and other electoral irregularities.
Vincent C. Gray's campaign chairman says she never gave money or promised a job to the minor 2010 mayoral candidate who says he got both to furtively act as a Gray campaign operative last year.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign consultant turned political appointee Cherita F. Whiting was earning $98,000 per year, not the $65,000 annually the Gray administration previously reported to the D.C. Council, according to D.C. government employee listings obtained by The Washington Times.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign consultant-turned-political appointee Cherita F. Whiting was earning $98,000 per year, not the $65,000 annually the Gray administration previously reported to the D.C. Council, according to D.C. government employee listings obtained by The Washington Times.
A hearing Friday by the D.C. Government Operations Committee into the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray features a witness list that could shed a bright light on the inner workings of his administration's postelection hiring spree, but promises — like four previous sessions — to turn the panel's oversight exercise into a political dead end.
Updates from the D.C. Council hearing on the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray
Like most progressives who say they want to help the disadvantaged, Mayor Vincent C. Gray hasn't delivered a budget that spells reform. Indeed, his policies mimic those of his predecessor and raises taxes to pay for them.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's popularity is plummeting under the weight of a series of scandals involving personnel practices that have resulted in federal and local investigations, a new poll shows.