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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, Jeffrey Thompson, campaign finances, mayoral race

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, Jeffrey Thompson,

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, Vincent Gray, 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: Vincent Gray, Jeffrey Thompson, campaign finances, crime, courts

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, Jeffrey Thompson, campaign finances, crime, D.C. Council, Max Smith

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