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D.C. Wire Archive: Campaign Finance

D.C. Democratic Committee head says her Biddle vote 'is private'

The head of the D.C. Democratic State Committee is refusing to publicly state who she voted for in last week's party vote on an interim at-large council member, calling the matter "private."

By Tim Craig  | January 10, 2011; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Campaign Finance, D.C. Council, D.C. Democrats & Republicans, Kwame Brown, Sekou Biddle, Tim Craig  
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Write-in supporters ordered to stop using Fenty signs

The write-in campaign for Mayor Adrian Fenty must stop using the signs left over from Fenry's primary race, city campaign finance authorities have ruled. A complaint Separate complaints filed by civic watchdog Dorothy Brizill and attorney Brian Lederer, representing the Vincent Gray campaign, alleged that the write-in group, aka "Save...

By Mike DeBonis  | November 2, 2010; 11:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Campaign Finance, Mayor Fenty, Mike DeBonis  
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Did Norton fundraising call violate rules?

For the last 48 hours, the political blogosphere has been devoting a lot of attention to D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), specifically to whether she bended or broke any rules soliciting funds from an unknown lobbyist.

By Ben Pershing  | September 17, 2010; 6:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Campaign Finance, Eleanor Holmes Norton  
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Gray fundraiser could play key role after November

Reuben O. Charles II, 40, a wealthy venture capitalist, could play a key role in a Vincent C. Gray administration, perhaps even becoming his chief of staff, according to people familiar with the campaign.

By Tim Craig  | September 15, 2010; 2:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Campaign Finance, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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Fenty blocks vote-buying bill

D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) has blocked a council bill that would have made it a crime to pay people to vote, according to council staffers. Last month, the council overwhelmingly approved a bill by council member Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3) that would have enshrined in the local...

By Tim Craig  | August 16, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Campaign Finance, City Finances, D.C. Council, Mayor Fenty, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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Fenty spends more than $1.8 million in two months to fend off Gray

By Nikita Stewart Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, finding himself in a contentious race with Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, spent more than $1.8 million - mostly in television advertising - in June and July. The rapid spending after months of sitting on millions of dollars leaves Fenty with $1.9 million...

By by Nikita Stewart  | August 11, 2010; 7:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Campaign Finance, D.C. Council, Mayor Fenty, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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