Hiring Scandals Shake D.C.'s New Mayor

Hiring Scandals Shake D.C.'s New Mayor

We explore accusations that the campaign of now-Mayor Vincent Gray paid one of his opponents to stay in last year's race to launch attacks on then-Mayor Adrian Fenty.

A former DC mayoral candidate claims now-Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign paid him to stay in the race and attack their opponents, and promised him a city job if Gray won. Washington Post reporter Nikita Stewart joins Kojo to talk about the allegations by Sulaimon Brown, who was fired last week from his D.C. government post.

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In August 2010, then-mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown came to our studios to talk about his campaign and why he thought he was uniquely qualified to be mayor:

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