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D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, with Marion Barry at left and D.C. Council member Harry Thomas at right, casts the city delegations votes for President Clinton on Aug. 28, 1996 at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. (Cliff Owen/The Washington Times)

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Kenyan McDuffie, a candidate to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, comes to cast his vote in the special election with his wife Princess, right, and his two daughters Kesi, 5, and Jozi, 2, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Delano Hunter, right, a candidate running in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, discusses local issues with Bertha Paige, left, and her grandson Aaron Paige, 19, center, as they head to the polls at a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School, on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Delano Hunter, right, a candidate running in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, discusses local issues with Bertha Paige, left, and her grandson Aaron Paige, 19, center, as they head to the polls at a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School, on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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XXX DON'T USE THIS CAPTION XXX Kenyan McDuffie, a candidate to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, comes to cast his vote in the special election with his wife Princess, right, and his two daughters Kesi, 5, and Jozi, 2, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Kenyan McDuffie, a candidate to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, comes to cast his vote in the special election with his wife Princess, right, and his two daughters Kesi, 5, and Jozi, 2, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington, D.C. residents come out to vote in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember at a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School on South Dakota Avenue in northeast, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A D.C. resident who declined to give his name walks into a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School on South Dakota Avenue in northeast to vote in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Delano Hunter, second from left, a candidate running in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, discusses local issues with Bertha Paige, second from right, and her grandson Aaron Paige, 19, right, as they head to the polls at a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School, on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Delano Hunter, right, a candidate running in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, discusses local issues with Bertha Paige, left, and her grandson Aaron Paige, 19, center, as they head to the polls at a University of the District of Columbia Community College building, formerly Backus Middle School, on South Dakota Avenue in Northeast, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Anna Taylor, bottom right, signs in at the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church voting station on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest to cast her vote in a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Volunteer poll worker Linda Johnson, left, helps Kenyan McDuffie, center, a candidate to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, cast his vote in the special election with his two daughters Kesi, 5, right, and Jozi, 2, second from left, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Kenyan McDuffie, a candidate to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, comes to cast his vote in the special election with his wife Princess, right, and his two daughters Kesi, 5, and Jozi, 2, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Pedro Mojica, right, a volunteer with the Kenyan McDuffie campaign, spends the rainy early Tuesday morning waving signs in support of McDuffie for a special election to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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"I Voted Today!" stickers can be seen at the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church voting station on Rhode Island Avenue in northwest where a special election is held to replace Harry Thomas for Ward 5 city councilmember, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) **FILE**

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Councilman Jim Graham tells the executive witness panel that they, too, should care about being able to show how their funding has a direct impact on those who receive it during a Budget Oversight Hearing on the Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, the organization former Councilman Harry Thomas is accused of funneling money through, on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C. After realizing that the panel of executive witnesses did not have specific information on the direct impact of their grants, Councilman Graham recessed their panel, asking that they come back in a week with more specifics. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Ellen London, president and CEO of the Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, the company through which former D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas allegedly funneled money, told the D.C. Council that she doesn't want to see children caught as the collateral damage due to Mr. Thomas' questionable actions when she testified at a performance oversight hearing on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Council member Harry Thomas has denied any wrongdoing in relation to Team Thomas. The charity was never registered as a tax-exempt organization with the IRS, according to a lawsuit filed this week against Mr. Thomas by the city's attorney general. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)