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  • D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Campaign finance fix 'daunting,' Gray says

    D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Wednesday that it is time to take a "broad look" at staffing levels in the Office of Campaign Finance and the laws that govern political contributions to city races.


  • D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander was cleared of wrongdoing by the Office of Campaign Finance but unexamined expenditures by her constitutent-services fund keep questions - and the possibility of an appeal to the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics - alive.

    'Other' tops D.C. Council uses of funding for constituents

    The law governing how D.C. Council members can spend money collected in "constituent service funds" is written so broadly that more than 60 percent of the 11,000-plus expenditures they have made in the past decade are classified in public records simply as "other."


  • Brown

    Brown's 2008 campaign hearings get under way

    D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown was a no-show Monday at a hearing seeking answers from his 2008 re-election campaign as to why it failed to report numerous transactions and maintain proper records.


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