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Nepotism In Mayor Gray's Administration

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Former Mayor Vincent Gray chief of staff Gerri Mason Hall told the D.C. Council at a hearing that she now regrets the decision to hire her son into the Gray administration.
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Former Mayor Vincent Gray chief of staff Gerri Mason Hall told the D.C. Council at a hearing that she now regrets the decision to hire her son into the Gray administration.

In this series of reports, WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden finds evidence of nepotism within the administration of District mayor Vincent Gray, and follows the subsequent investigation into the administration's hiring practices.

February 15, 2011
Children of Mayor Gray Advisors Land City Government Jobs
Part 1: Patrick Madden uncovers the hiring of relatives of several high-profile employees in the mayoral administration.

March 16, 2011
Gray's Chief of Staff is Out
Part 2: Madden reports on the sudden ousting of the mayor's chief of staff.

March 29, 2011
Council Tackles Nepotism, Sulaimon Brown in Day 1 of Gray Hiring Probe
Part 3: The reporter follows the events of the first day of special hearings on the mayoral administration's hiring practices.

August 29, 2011
D.C. Council Report On Hiring: 'Clear Evidence' of Nepotism and Cronyism
Part 4: A look at the findings of the inquiry into the mayoral administration's hiring practices.

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