The Fallout: D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown Resigns

The Fallout: D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown Resigns

What comes next, after federal charges are filed against D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown...

On Wednesday, D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown (D) resigned his office after becoming the second elected city leader to be charged with a felony this year. His resignation is already setting off intensive political maneuvering. We get a primer on the legal maneuvering, find out who is in charge of the Council, and consider how various corruption investigations are affecting life in the District.

Guests

Patrick Madden

Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News

Tom Sherwood

Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers

Randall Eliason

former chief of the Public Corruption/Government Fraud section of the U.S. Attorney's office for the District of Columbia; adjunct professor at American University and George Washington University

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