Jeffrey Thompson, the businessman who pleaded guilty to corrupting D.C.’s 2010 mayoral election, was sentenced Monday in a federal court. In a surprise move, the judge in the case overruled the prosecutor’s recommendation for no jail time, sentencing Thompson to three months behind bars. We explore the sentencing’s implications for politics in the District and across the region.


  • Patrick Madden Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News

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