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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Tom Lindenfeld
The D.C. Council's longest-serving member took a giant step closer to securing a sixth term when his opponent dropped out of the race on Wednesday, citing a bizarre chain of events that included a man peering into the windows of her Georgetown home.
Two former D.C. Cabinet officials are dismayed that their joint request for an investigation by the Inspector General's Office of the D.C. Lottery contract has gone nowhere.
"This is fiction at its best," he said, noting it is common procedure to obtain opponents' campaign filings.
"He just decided that this was a P.I.," Mr. Lindenfeld said. "Did he wear a knit cap as well?"