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    Mayor Vincent Gray often calls the District of Columbia "the envy of the nation" for its robust economy and fast-growing population, but some say the local government he leads - plagued by corruption, pay-to-play politics and disengaged voters - is a stain on the city's progress.

  • Bucks trade Jackson, Bogut to Warriors for Ellis

    The Milwaukee Bucks traded Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night for a three-player package headed by high-scoring guard Monta Ellis.

  • AP Source: Bucks trade Jackson, Bogut to Warriors

    The Milwaukee Bucks agreed to trade Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson to the Golden State Warriors, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said Tuesday night.

  • Kwame Brown agrees to one-year deal with Warriors

    Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.

  • SIMMONS: Hearings to shine light on schools

    Kwame Brown has made an about-face and announced that the D.C. Council will indeed hear public testimony during confirmation hearings on the schools chancellorship of Kaya Henderson.

  • Source: No missing funds in Kwame Brown campaign

    Funds from the 2008 Kwame Brown campaign have been accounted for, but the D.C. Council chairman could face fines because of filing irregularities in his finance report, according to a source involved in an audit expected to be released Tuesday by the D.C. Office of Campaign Finance (OCF).

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

    D.C. officials weigh selling United Medical Center

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  • **FILE** House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, holds up the gavel during his acceptance speech on Jan. 5 at the first session of the 112th Congress on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

    Boehner to 'revive' school vouchers

    House Speaker John A. Boehner plans to meet President Obama's call for bipartisanship and education reform with legislation that would "totally revive" the D.C. voucher program, which the president killed in 2009.

  • Charlotte Bobcats' Kwame Brown, center, battles for control of a rebound with Philadelphia 76ers' Jrue Holiday, right, and Elton Brand, left, in the second half of the Bobcats' 100-97 win in an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Decade later, ex-No. 1 pick Brown producing

    It's been almost 10 years since then-Wizards boss Michael Jordan made Kwame Brown the No. 1 overall draft pick. For Brown, that's meant a decade of ridicule.

  • At-large D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown says that a $600 million city budget gap would not be "a shock to anyone." (The Washington Times)

    D.C. budget gap likely over $545 million

    D.C. budget officials and elected leaders have been finessing or ducking questions about how big a budget deficit they really have to close in the wake of reports that the gap could widen again, to as much as $600 million.

  • Fenty

    Fenty uses $495,000 for aides' severance

    Two D.C. Council members are questioning outgoing Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's use of $495,000 from a job-training program to provide separation pay for his political appointees.

  • Bobcats becoming the home of second chances

    Players with checkered pasts. Guys trying to come back from gruesome injuries. Still another trying to prove he's not a bust.

  • Kwame Brown, Michael Jordan reunited again

    The draft decision helped define both men in harsh terms: Michael Jordan was a failed executive, Kwame Brown a bust as a player.

  • Kwame Brown, Michael Jordan reunited again

    Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is bringing back what's considered his worst move as a basketball executive: Kwame Brown.

  • A selective service

    Few things seem to be as certain as the abilities of the latest crop of professional basketball players on draft night. But trips to the green room and golden ticket contracts just as easily can lead to red faces and end-of-the-bench blues, and those feelings are only amplified by the NBA Draft's lottery phase.

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  • Brown said that he would commit to finding ways to get them some money, but he could not commit to a specific dollar amount.

  • Council Chairman Kwame Brown favored the bill because, he told us, it does "everything possible to allow for a smoother process."

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