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District Line Daily: Buried Treasurer

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At last, it's Friday! If you make it through today's heat, you've got the whole [...]

Pershing Park Case: Will Sporkin Report Be a Whitewash?

When all else fails, commission a report.
It's one of the tried-and-true plays in the crisis-management playbook. Think about the history: the Warren Commission, the 9/11 Commission, the Iraq Intelligence Commission.
This past summer, D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles had reached pretty much the same stage. As the city's top lawyer, he was entrusted with defending the [...]

Peter Nickles, Document Madman

Don't give up without a fight. That's a rallying cry for underdogs the world over, for overachievers, for those who are oppressed by the man, for all classes of disadvantaged individuals.
And also for D.C. Attorney General Peter Nickles, at least when it comes to requests for documents. The human FOIA denier just suffered a [...]

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