Suspicions confirmed: Thompson’s plea convinces me that mayor is lying about what he knew
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Aaron C. Davis
Five-term council member could make city’s general election most competitive ever.
In order to keep the details of their relationship secret, Mayor Gray and Jeffrey Thompson used an alias to keep Thompson’s identity secret: Uncle Earl.
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Meet the businessman at the center of sprawling federal investigation into political corruption.
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Emma Brown and Marc Fisher
The document says the businessman illegally funneled more than $2 million to local and federal candidates.
Ann E. Marimow and Mike DeBonis
U.S. Attorney Machen accuses city official of “lapse of memory” regarding Gray’s knowledge of settlement.
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Investigators are probing the city’s $7.5 million settlement with businessman Jeffrey Thompson.
Ann E. Marimow
Attorneys for D.C. businessman Jeffrey Thompson say documents may have been improperly seized.
There are key differences in the help each candidate got from businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson.
Jeffrey Thompson’s alleged “shadow” spending went well beyond the District line, it appears.