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Harry Thomas sentenced to three years (Live Updates)

Former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. was sentenced to 38 months in prison on Thursday by a federal judge who concluded that he “betrayed the public trust” by stealing more than $350,000 from city taxpayers, but deserved some leniency for his long record of community service.

View Photo Gallery: A look back at the fall of Harry Thomas Jr., who resigned from the D.C. Council after being charged with federal crimes.

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