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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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Jeffrey Thompson associates sentenced to probation in D.C. ‘straw donor’ scheme

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Consultant, employee of Thompson’s ex-firm cooperated in U.S. ‘shadow’ campaign probe

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Sentencing hearing delayed for ‘shadow campaign’ figure Jeanne Clarke Harris

(Cliff Owen / Associated Press)

Harris, ally of Jeffrey Thompson, awaits punishment in 2010 Vincent Gray campaign probe.

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Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign driver can pull out of plea deal in shadow campaign case, judge says

(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)

Mark H. Long objected to uneven punishment for the defendants.

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Case against ex-D.C. mayor Gray stalled over claims key witness had credibility issue

(Cliff Owen / AP)

Investigation focused on ages of witness’s sexual partners to determine if crime was committed.

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Former Gray aide Reuben Charles pleads guilty to tax charge

(Alex Brandon / AP)

The onetime fundraiser and transition chief for former mayor Vincent C. Gray faces up to a year in prison.

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Judge sentences former Ward 1 D.C. Council candidate to 60 days in jail and $10,000 fine

“My campaign was not a fraud. Jeff Thompson was a fraud,” Jeff Smith says in court.

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Former D.C. council candidate to be sentenced Thursday for violating city’s campaign fund rules

Jeff Smith is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $140,00 during his failed 2010 council bid.

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Former D.C. council candidate Kelvin Robinson pleads guilty in campaign finance scheme

(H/O / Courtesty of Kelvin J. Robinson)

Kelvin Robinson admits conspiring with businessman to conceal thousands in campaign contributions.

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Judge ordered prosecutors to publicly name Mayor Vincent C. Gray in plea hearing

Gray was named during a plea hearing for Jeffrey E. Thompson, the “shadow campaign” financier.

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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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