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Prosecutors: DC mayor knew of 'shadow campaign'

For most of Vincent Gray's three-plus years as mayor, federal prosecutors have been investigating alleged dirty tricks in his 2010 campaign. Gray has maintained he did nothing illegal and was aware of nothing illegal and prosecutors never presented any evidence implicating the mayor. All that changed Monday.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 12:03pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, shadow campaign, campaign finances, mayoral race

Gray denies wrongdoing, touts record at forum

Outside a mayoral candidates forum on Monday night, Gray responded to Jeffrey Thompson's court admissions between chants by supporters of "Four More Years!"

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, michelle basch

Thompson allegations could sink mayor, columnist says

Will Sommer, the Loose Lips columnist for the Washington City Paper, says that the Jeffrey Thompson plea "certainly does not look great for the mayor."

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: Will Sommer, Vincent Gray,

Feds: DC mayor knew of illegal shadow campaign

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray

Gray campaign: Thompson charges do not implicate mayor

Mayor Vincent Gray's re-election campaign team says that the charges against businessman Jeffrey Thompson in no way suggest that Gray knew about Thompson's illegal campaign finance activities.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 01:57pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, campaign finances, shadow campaign

'Shadow campaign' architect close to reaching plea deal

The man considered the architect of a "shadow campaign" that helped finance Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 mayor race is expected to be close to reaching a deal with prosecutors - just weeks before voters will decide whether Gray should have another round in the mayor's office.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 11:26am EST

Tags: Vincent Gray, shadow campaign, campaign finances, crime, courts

NY exec pleads guilty in alleged campaign scheme

Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that a New York marketing executive received more than $600,000 in illicit funds from a Washington businessman to do unsolicited campaign work for a 2008 presidential candidate, identified by a campaign lawyer as Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 07:38am EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, Hillary Clinton, Wytehouse Marketing Inc., Troy White

Councilwoman hopes end of corrupt elections is near

As yet another aide to Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign is charged in connection with a corruption investigation, Councilwoman Mary Cheh says any candidates who benefited from the so-called "shadow campaign" should come forward.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 05:52pm EDT

Tags: Mary Cheh, Vincent Gray, Jeanne Clarke Harris, shadow campaign, campaign finances, crime, D.C. Council, Max Smith

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Businessman accused of more secret D.C. campaign spending

A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: election, campaign finance, Vince Gray, Vincent Gray, mayor, D.C. Council, Patrick Mara, Linda Cropp, Vincent Orange

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