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Gray apologizes, calls for probe

Mayor acknowledges "missteps" and says he wants city attorney general and D.C. Council to investigate allegations that aides to his campaign paid mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown last summer to continue his attacks on incumbent Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in exchange for a city job.

Brown and Gray chat at a pre-election forum in 2010. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)
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Henderson is just more of Rheeform that served to destroy the few things that worked in DCPS. There's more to an ed policy that standardized test scores and casting teachers as the enemy. Thank goodness my family has options and we can get out of DCPS."

Title1SoccerMom, 9:32 p.m. | Kaya Henderson reportedly getting some job security | Weigh in
Election 2010

Mayor's Race

  • Fenty, Gray pledge a smooth transition (Sept. 20)
  • How the mayor lost black voters, and his job (Sept. 18)
  • DeBonis: Fenty's Big Green Machine never got going (Sept. 17)
  • Vincent Gray wins | How Fenty lost | Fenty: I'll support Gray, get out of politics (Sept. 15)
  • Gray request to extend voting rejected | Elections board defends work, cites pressure (Sept. 14)
  • Gray supporters accused of luring voters to polls with gift cards (Sept. 12)
  • The Michelle Fenty factor | Campaign centers on style, likability (Sept. 11)
  • Controversial backers steal spotlight from candidates | Peter Nickles: consigliere, enforcer (Sept. 9)
  • Mixed reviews of Gray's city work from '90s (Sept. 8)
  • How schools might look post-Rhee (Sept. 7)
  • Optimistic despite downturn: Four years in the District (Sept. 4)
  • As Gray seeks chance at debate, Fenty asks for another (Sept. 2)
  • Rhee helps, hinders Fenty's bid (Aug. 31)
  • Analysis: Poll shows voters like Fenty's achievements, but maybe not his style (Aug. 30)
  • Poll: Fenty far behind Gray (Aug. 29)
  • Lasting friends have molded Gray (Aug. 27)
  • Fenty adopts apologetic new approach (Aug. 22)
  • Gray pushes agenda with grit, diplomacy (Aug. 20)
  • Competing visions for economy (Aug. 16)
  • Gray lays out job solutions (Aug. 5)
  • Strings attached to Gray's coalition (Aug. 1)
  • Fighting for high ethical ground (July 23)
  • In Ward 4, turning from Fenty (July 12)
  • Gray outlines schools agenda (July 2)
  • Rhee hints tenure is tied to Fenty (July 1)
  • Running for mayor, missing details (June 27)
  • Fenty pursued by boos (June 15)
  • Mayor candidates face image problems (April 25)
  • Council Races

  • Brown handily defeats Orange; incumbents sweep other races
  • Council Chair: Brown's bid for team captain | Orange updates focus for return | Brown has big lead, poll shows
  • Ward 1: Graham deflects foes' brickbats
  • Ward 5: Are Wells's roots enough?
  • Ward 6: Thomas's progressive agenda called 'out-of-touch'
  • At Large: Campaign hinges on 'Michael Brown' confusion | Mendelson's dozen years | Mendelson overcomes unexpectedly strong challenge

  • Help define the Fenty-Gray race at the new campaign wiki page, built with our partners at WhoRunsGov. Discuss and add criticisms of candidates, post the latest ads and stances, and learn more about your elected officials.
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