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Despite scandal, DC mayor Gray makes pitch for 2nd term

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit during his State of the District Address.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 11:47pm EDT

Tags: State of the District

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: Jeffrey Thompson, 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: Jeffrey Thompson, 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, Jeffrey Thompson

Catania to run for DC mayor

Councilmember David Catania will be the latest District of Columbia politician to enter the race for mayor.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 02:54am EDT

Tags: David Catania,

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: campaign finances, Jeffrey Thompson, shadow campaign

Brown endorses Gray rival in DC mayoral race

The man who blew the whistle on illegal activity during District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign is endorsing one of Gray's rivals.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 11:48am EDT

Tags: Sulaimon Brown, shadow campaign, campaign finances, Muriel Bowser

'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: shadow campaign, Jeffrey Thompson, campaign finances, crime, courts

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