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Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/22/2010

Probe of D.C. Council member's non-profit

By Washington Post editors

The D.C. Attorney General’s Office is requesting that Council member Harry Thomas Jr. (D-Ward 5) voluntarily turn over documents and other information about a non-profit organization he operates.

Bennett Rushkoff, chief of the attorney general’s Public Advocacy Section, sent Thomas a letter Thursday requesting information on “Team Thomas” by Tuesday or risk a subpoena.

The non-profit, which Thomas bills as an organization for social change, youth and senior development, is not registered with the Internal Revenue Service or in good standing with city regulators. District Republican have accused Thomas of using the organization as a "slush fund."

Stay with the D.C. Wire for more on this story.

-- Tim Craig

By Washington Post editors  | October 22, 2010; 11:49 AM ET
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