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  • **FILE** Former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Federal prosecutors charge former D.C. Council member with corruption

    Federal prosecutors on Friday charged former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown with one count of felony bribery for accepting $55,000 from FBI agents he thought to be representatives of a company seeking a minority contract with the District.


  • SIMMONS: Pumping up the special election for D.C. Council seat

    One of the contenders seeking a citywide seat on the D.C. Council in the upcoming election has found the city's liberal echo chamber to be a not-so-friendly environment.


  • Brown to attempt to return to D.C. Council

    Michael A. Brown will attempt to return to the D.C. Council, this time as a Democrat.


  • Casinos hold little allure for D.C., Virginia

    With casino approvals expanding down the East Coast into the mid-Atlantic, two jurisdictions remain resistant to their financial allure — the District and Virginia — and that's not likely to change anytime soon.


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    D.C. statehood project put on hold

    An uphill initiative to promote D.C. statehood in handpicked pockets of the country is in limbo as state lawmakers gear up for sessions in their respective capitals.


  • Grosso’s victory suggests an affinity for progressives

    Stacks of pizza sat untouched, the salad bowls kept their plastic lids and roughly a dozen red-shirted volunteers sat in a circle Tuesday night, gazing at a lone television in search of pleasant news inside their small campaign office on Florida Avenue Northwest.


  • David Grosso (left), running for an at-large D.C. Council seat, greets a voter at a Precinct 33 polling site Tuesday. The Democrat was given the best chance for an upset. Incumbent at-large D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown (below), a Democrat, makes a last campaign pitch to voters outside a Precinct 110 polling site Tuesday. There were five challengers for his and another at-large seat.

    Grosso upsets incumbent Brown in D.C. Council bid

    Upstart challenger David Grosso, a relatively unknown former D.C. Council staffer who started campaigning a year ago, unseated incumbent Michael A. Brown on Tuesday for an at-large seat in the only significant upset in the city's elections.


  • andrew harnik/the washington times
D.C. Council incumbents Michael A. Brown, independent (left), and Vincent B. Orange, Democrat (second from right), attend a debate with challengers David Grosso, independent, and Mary Brooks Beatty, Republican, on Thursday.

    Debate for two D.C. Council seats maintains civil tone

    Maybe it was the setting — a house of worship — but a quartet of candidates vying for two at-large seats on the D.C. Council eschewed the bitter rhetoric and personal attacks that have dominated the past few weeks for veiled swipes and even cordiality during a debate in Georgetown on Thursday.


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    Brown, ex-campaign treasurer share money woes

    D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown has more in common with his former campaign treasurer, Hakim Sutton, than the elections they have weathered together: Both have a history of money problems.


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