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D.C. Shadow Campaign Leader Charged In Federal Court

The man at the center of D.C.'s 2010 shadow campaign scandal was formally charged this morning in federal court. We get the latest update from WAMU 88.5's Patrick Madden and Politics Hour Analyst Tom Sherwood.

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Sulaimon Brown Endorses Bowser For D.C. Mayor

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.
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Small Slice Of Voters Could Decide D.C. Mayoral Race

Whether incumbent Vincent Gray or one of his challengers wins the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, the winner appears likely not to receive much support from voters.
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D.C. Residents Claim Police Did Little To Respond To Weekend Brawl In Trinidad

Residents in Northeast D.C. have filed a complaint alleging inaction by a D.C. police officer while responding to a street brawl, saying he did nothing to arrest a group of people that was fighting.
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D.C. Hobbyists Navigate The Uncertain Skies Of Drone Flight

A large group of amateur and professional drone users call the D.C. area home, and they're committed to putting a positive face on flying robots.

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Plea Deal In The Works For Businessman Behind D.C. Shadow Campaigns

Federal prosecutors are in the final stages of negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Thompson, the D.C. businessman accused of illegally funneling campaign contributions to Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign.
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Families Await Their Fate With New D.C. Schools Lottery

Many families hope D.C.'s new lottery will make the process of finding a school easier. But is that really the case?

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The Politics Hour - March 7, 2014

Delman Coates, a Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate in Maryland, and D.C. Council Member David Grosso (I-At Large) join the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Mentorship Program Helps Ex-Offender Escape the Revolving Door

As D.C. debates the challenge of re-integrating ex-offenders, we talk with two participants in a mentorship program aimed at stopping the revolving door to prison about the challenges facing "returning citizens" here in the city.