Yesterday, U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen announced he would step down in April. The District’s top prosecutor spent four years investigating former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign, with six people pleading guilty to federal crimes. Gray has yet to be indicted, leaving questions about the unfinished business of Machen’s office in the wake of this announcement.


  • Patrick Madden Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News
  • Randall Eliason Professor of Law, George Washington University; former chief of the Public Corruption/Government Fraud section of the U.S. Attorney's office for the District of Columbia

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