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  • Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown (left) enters the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse for his plea hearing in Washington, D.C., Friday, June 8, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

    Prosecutors want six days in jail for Kwame Brown

    Federal prosecutors think former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown should serve six days in jail and spend three years on probation for submitting false information on loan applications while he served as a city lawmaker, according to papers filed Thursday in federal court.


  • Barry avoids prison in tax case

    D.C. Council member Marion Barry avoided prison time when a judge today denied a bid to revoke his probation after he failed to file tax returns on time for the seventh straight year.


  • Barry to defend tax lapse in court

    THE WASHINGTON TIMES D.C. Council member Marion Barry's most serious legal problem remains unresolved, despite his acquittal in D.C. Superior Court on drunken-driving charges last week.


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