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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building after being charged with one felony count of bank fraud and later resigned from the council, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C Council member Mary Cheh (right), Ward 3 Democrat, will take over as council chairman with the resignation Wednesday evening of Kwame R. Brown. The council will meet next Wednesday to appoint one of the four at-large members as interim chairman. Mr. Brown was charged earlier in the day in federal court with one count of felony bank fraud involving a home-equity loan. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown's staff members carry food into the chairman's offices at the Wilson Building after being charged with one felony count of bank fraud, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C Councilmember and chairman pro tempore Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3), goes into D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown's offices as he is charged with one felony count of bank fraud, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Attorney Fred Cooke walks into D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown's offices as he is charged with one felony count of bank fraud, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building after being charged with one felony count of bank fraud and later resigned. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building after being charged with one felony count of bank fraud. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Members of the media are asked to leave a meeting of the D.C. Councilmembers after they vote to close the meeting to the public at the Wilson Building as D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown is charged with one felony count of bank fraud. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown leaves his office at the Wilson Building after being charged with one felony count of bank fraud and later resigned from the council, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 6, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown (second from left) chats with council member Mary Cheh, Ward 3 Democrat, as other lawmakers arrive for a meeting at the John A. Wilson Building in Washington on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, to discuss and vote on the fiscal 2013 budget. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** D.C. Council member Marion Barry (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (Ward 3) holds up a bumper sticker she was given following her ride in Google's new self-driving Toyota Prius during a demonstration on New York Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (Ward 3) holds up a bumper sticker she was given following her ride in Google's new self-driving Toyota Prius during a demonstration on New York Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown (left) confers with fellow council members Tommy Wells (center) and Jack Evans. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's budget proposal includes a compromise to raise more revenue from expanded bar and restaurant hours.