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District Line Daily: Inauguration Metro

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Metro on inauguration day 2009 was a mess, with back-ups at parking garage and crowds on [...]

Local Dems Fined $18K for Convention Fundraising Misdeeds

City campaign regulators have had their hands full lately: Not only did the Office of Campaign Finance release its inquiry into Vincent Gray's affairs, but the agency also today issued a final order on the ongoing travails of the D.C. Democratic State Committee.
The local Democratic party organ has been under the OCF spyglass since questions [...]

D.C. Democrats Not Off the Hook, Say Finance Officials

In recent months, the D.C. Democratic State Committee has come under the disapproving glare of city campaign finance officials. That glare remains trained on the local Democratic umbrella organization.
According to an interim audit report released Monday, the city campaign finance office did not accept explanations offered by DCDSC officials for fundraising irregularities. Audit officials maintain [...]

Remembering Jan Eichhorn

Jan Eichhorn, a Southwest political activist and public servant across four decades, died Monday at 71. She had cancer.
The list of groups and activities in which Eichhorn had been active—the D.C. Democratic State Committee, the Ward 6 Democrats, an advisory neighborhood commission, various voting-rights and statehood groups—doesn't quite describe the breadth of her legacy. Dating [...]

Ethics Office to Investigate Local Democrats

Last week, LL reported that the city campaign finance office had opened a preliminary inquiry into the D.C. Democratic State Committee.
Wesley Williams, a spokesperson for the office, confirms today that an official investigation has been launched into the committee's finances. Williams was unable to provide details of the probe, but it comes in response to [...]

Ethics Office Reviewing Local Dems’ Finances

The city's Office of Campaign Finance has launched a probe into the affairs of the D.C. Democratic State Committee, including allegations that a "secret account" existed under the DCDSC name.
OCF's general counsel and audit division are looking into charges made by committee members, according to agency spokesperson Wesley Williams. "It's not a full-blown investigation," he [...]