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Jeffrey Thompson is alleged to have backed a secret effort to help the 2010 mayoral campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, in addition to funding straw donor schemes.

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For Muriel Bowser, it’s unite and conquer

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

The D.C. mayoral hopeful says she represents the bridge that voters are looking for in a city of haves and have-nots.

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A week out, all eyes are on D.C. mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser

(Marvin Joseph / THE WASHINGTON POST)

The D.C. mayoral hopeful is suddenly under intense scrutiny from voters.

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Mayor Vincent Gray on trial while in office? District would suffer, but it’s a real possibility.

COLUMN Gray is at risk of being tried while still in office; his efforts to cast self as a victim don’t bear scrutiny.

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Thompson’s plea deal left a narrow window for prosecutors before D.C. mayoral primary

(Evelyn Hockstein / The Washington Post)

It appears increasingly unlikely that they would bring any criminal case against mayor before April 1 primary.

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Early voting to begin in roiled D.C. mayor’s race as investigation hangs over incumbent

Federal investigation into incumbent, and unusually early primary leaves outcome of mayor’s race uncertain

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Marion Barry gives boost to D.C. Mayor Vince Gray, calls federal investigation unfair

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Developments in federal probe come too close to election, Barry says, and lenient deal for Thompson ‘strange’

Gray makes priority obvious in State of D.C. address

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray made one thing clear when he addressed the city this week: The state of the District is selfish.

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Path to reelection becomes more difficult for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray

Scandal-plagued Mayor Gray loses a newspaper endorsement and gains another foe in his bid for reelection.

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Between Mayor Vincent Gray and U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen, believe the latter

Suspicions confirmed: Thompson’s plea convinces me that mayor is lying about what he knew

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D.C. Council member David Catania launches independent run for mayor

(Aaron Davis / The Washington Post)

Five-term council member could make city’s general election most competitive ever.