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Topic - Robert Vinson Brannum
D.C. schools focus on students' emotional issues; Inspection team rappels Washington Monument; Probe subject wins Ward 5 post; FOP wins ruling on police overtime pay; D.C. employee accused of stealing $400K; McDonnell backs Frederick; Virginia withholds $20M from transit agencies; Perry fundraises in Baltimore.
A local political activist who is the subject of an inspector general's investigation centered on improper expenditures was elected head of the District's Ward 5 Democrats Monday night.
Mr. Brannum, who said his fellow advisory council members agreed he had done nothing wrong, said the familiar faces were those most concerned about the fate of the community.
"People who are active in their communities are active in multiple organizations," he said.