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Prosecutors Claim Gray Knew Of 2010 Shadow Campaign

On the same day that D.C. businessman Jeffrey Thompson pleaded guilty to masterminding shadow campaigns that helped local and federal candidates to the tune of over $2 million over six years, federal prosecutors claimed in open court that Mayor Vincent Gray — whose 2010 campaign benefited from over $660,000 from Thompson — knew of the illicit financial assistance.

Gray has so far said that he knew nothing of the shadow campaign — he said as much at last month's WAMU debate — and in a statement today his re-election campaign said that he was ignorant of what Thompson was doing to help his campaign.

Below are tweets from the courthouse.

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