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  • D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan said a five-month investigation by his office found that more than $300,000 intended for youth baseball programs and other charitable purposes as part of the 2008 budget made its way to Harry Thomas Jr. for his personal use. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

    City's attorney general takes a stand

    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.


  • Sulaimon Brown arrives on June 6, 2011, to testify before a D.C. Council committee at the Wilson Building in Washington about allegations that he was paid off by Mayor Vincent C. Gray, then promised a government job. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Ex-D.C. mayoral candidate Brown testifies of alleged Gray deal

    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.


  • **FILE** D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Cheh: Green's testimony 'implausible'

    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.


  • BACKGROUND CHECK: D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray appointed Cherita Whiting to a job in the Department of Parks and Recreation. (The Washington Times)

    Whiting's salary higher than reported

    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.


  • Mayor Vincent C. Gray (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Gray's campaign consultant paid more than reported

    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.


  • **FILE** D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Oversight hearing not expected to hurt mayor

    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.


  • City State: Gray 'cronyism' hearing in progress

    Updates from the D.C. Council hearing on the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray


  • SIMMONS: More of the same, no steps toward reform in Gray budget

    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.


  • **FILE** D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (Associated Press)

    Poll finds D.C. seeing red at Gray, Brown

    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.


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