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  • Marion Barry endorses DC Mayor Vincent Gray amid federal probe

    Marion Barry endorses DC Mayor Vincent Gray amid federal probe

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-03-19 19:54:21 GMT
    Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry says Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work."
    Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry says Mayor Vincent Gray should be re-elected because of his experience and track record, and he brushed off concerns about a federal investigation of Gray's 2010 campaign, saying, "I know about how U.S. attorneys work."
  • Despite scandal, Mayor Gray makes pitch for 2nd term at 'State of the District'

    Despite scandal, Mayor Gray makes pitch for 2nd term at 'State of the District'

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-03-12 01:57:23 GMT
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
    District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
  • Timeline: DC "shadow campaign" investigation

    Timeline: DC "shadow campaign" investigation

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:48:43 GMT
    See our updated timeline of events in the DC "shadow campaign" investigation here.
    See our updated timeline of events in the DC "shadow campaign" investigation here.
  • VIDEO: DC Mayor Vincent Gray sits down with FOX 5

    VIDEO: DC Mayor Vincent Gray sits down with FOX 5

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-03-11 19:54:40 GMT
    Before his State of the District speech on Tuesday night, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray sat down with FOX 5's Matt Ackland to talk about a number of issues.
    Before his State of the District speech on Tuesday night, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray sat down with FOX 5's Matt Ackland to talk about a number of issues-- including the Jeffrey Thompson plea deal.  Watch the entire interview here!
  • Prosecutors: Mayor Gray knew about 'shadow' campaign

    Prosecutors: Mayor Gray knew about 'shadow' campaign

    Monday, March 10 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:30:24 GMT
    The D.C. businessman charged with conspiring to break campaign finance laws by funding a off-the-books campaigns for federal and local candidates, including D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, appeared in court on Monday afternoon. According to prosecutors, Gray knew about the "shadow campaign" Jeffrey Thompson has admitted funding, and he told Gray to refer to him as "Uncle Earl" to conceal their dealings.
    The D.C. businessman charged with conspiring to break campaign finance laws by funding a off-the-books campaigns for federal and local candidates, including D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, appeared in court on Monday afternoon. According to prosecutors, Gray knew about the "shadow campaign" Jeffrey Thompson has admitted funding, and he told Gray to refer to him as "Uncle Earl" to conceal their dealings.
  • Bill would bar political donors from DC contracts

    Bill would bar political donors from DC contracts

    Thursday, January 23 2014 3:58 PM EST2014-01-23 20:58:48 GMT
    The chairman of the D.C. Council wants people who contribute to political campaigns to be barred from obtaining contracts or doing other business with the city.
    The chairman of the D.C. Council wants people who contribute to political campaigns to be barred from obtaining contracts or doing other business with the city.
  • Attorney general agrees to release DC mayoral documents

    Attorney general agrees to release DC mayoral documents

    Monday, January 13 2014 4:20 PM EST2014-01-13 21:20:06 GMT
    D.C.'s attorney general says he has given the city's U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.
    D.C.'s attorney general says he has given the city's U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.
  • Vincent Gray to seek second term as DC mayor

    Vincent Gray to seek second term as DC mayor

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 6:40 AM EST2013-12-03 11:40:22 GMT
    Vincent Gray declared his candidacy for a second term as District of Columbia mayor Monday, settling a question that had hung over city politics for months.
    Vincent Gray declared his candidacy for a second term as District of Columbia mayor Monday, settling a question that had hung over city politics for months.
  • Councilmembers react to Mayor Vincent Gray running for reelection

    Councilmembers react to Mayor Vincent Gray running for reelection

    Monday, December 2 2013 10:46 PM EST2013-12-03 03:46:01 GMT
    Vincent Gray will run for a second term as District of Columbia mayor. The mayor arrived at the D.C. Board of Elections to pick up nominating petitions Monday afternoon. Gray has one month to collect 2,000 signatures to get his name on the ballot.
    Vincent Gray will run for a second term as District of Columbia mayor. The mayor arrived at the D.C. Board of Elections to pick up nominating petitions Monday afternoon. Gray has one month to collect 2,000 signatures to get his name on the ballot.
  • Feds seek documents from DC attorney general

    Feds seek documents from DC attorney general

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 7:38 PM EST2013-11-14 00:38:28 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say the District of Columbia attorney general's office is withholding documents relevant to their ongoing investigation of corruption in city politics.
    Federal prosecutors say the District of Columbia attorney general's office is withholding documents relevant to their ongoing investigation of corruption in city politics.
  • Jeffrey Thompson petitions Supreme Court over documents

    Jeffrey Thompson petitions Supreme Court over documents

    Tuesday, October 22 2013 5:23 PM EDT2013-10-22 21:23:34 GMT
    Lawyers for a District of Columbia businessman at the center of a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation have asked the Supreme Court to take a case involving some of the documents seized from his home and office.
    Lawyers for a District of Columbia businessman at the center of a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation have asked the Supreme Court to take a case involving some of the documents seized from his home and office.
  • NY exec, Troy White, pleads guilty in alleged campaign scheme

    NY exec, Troy White, pleads guilty in alleged campaign scheme

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 5:39 PM EDT2013-09-11 21:39:47 GMT
    Federal prosecutors in Washington say a New York marketing executive received $600,000 in illicit funds to do unsolicited campaign work for a 2008 presidential candidate.
    Federal prosecutors in Washington say a New York marketing executive received $600,000 in illicit funds to do unsolicited campaign work for a 2008 presidential candidate.
  • 2nd man pleads guilty in campaign finance scheme

    2nd man pleads guilty in campaign finance scheme

    Monday, June 24 2013 6:08 PM EDT2013-06-24 22:08:12 GMT
    A Philadelphia businessman has admitted that he was reimbursed for $132,000 in political contributions as part of a widening campaign finance scandal.
    A Philadelphia businessman has admitted that he was reimbursed for $132,000 in political contributions as part of a widening campaign finance scandal.
  • Businessman pleads guilty in DC corruption probe

    Businessman pleads guilty in DC corruption probe

    Thursday, June 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-06-20 21:35:47 GMT
    A Maryland businessman has admitted in federal court that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who's at the center of a wide-ranging political corruption investigation.
    A Maryland businessman has admitted in federal court that he was reimbursed for $160,000 in campaign contributions by his boss, who's at the center of a wide-ranging political corruption investigation.
  • Md. man charged with making straw contributions

    Md. man charged with making straw contributions

    Thursday, June 13 2013 8:53 PM EDT2013-06-14 00:53:54 GMT
    A man with ties to the businessman at the center of a wide-ranging investigation into D.C. politics has been charged with making straw political donations.
    A man with ties to the businessman at the center of a wide-ranging investigation into D.C. politics has been charged with making straw political donations.
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