Posts Tagged ‘united states attorney’s office’

Justice Department Confirms Ron Machen Is Running Associated Press Investigation

Good news for D.C. politicos: Corruption-hunting U.S. Attorney Ron Machen has a lot on his plate. While Machen authored the Friday letter that informed the Associated Press that the Department of Justice had secretly seized two months' worth of its phone records, it wasn't clear how closely involved Machen was. Today, however, a DOJ official [...]

D.C. U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Oversaw Seizure of AP Phone Records

While Ron Machen's investigation of Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 campaign drags into its second year—and leads to some public awkwardness when the two appear together—the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia has now found himself in the middle of another controversy. In a letter Friday to the Associated Press, Machen revealed that the Department [...]