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    The Fallout: D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown Resigns

    Kwame Brown in his D.C. Council chairman's seat in January.
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    Kwame Brown in his D.C. Council chairman's seat in January.

    On Wednesday, D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown (D) resigned his office after becoming the second elected city leader to be charged with a felony this year. His resignation is already setting off intensive political maneuvering. We get a primer on the legal maneuvering, find out who is in charge of the Council, and consider how various corruption investigations are affecting life in the District.

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