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Former Union Chief Pleads Out on Shotgun Charge

Union boss packs heat, literally and figuratively.

There Is Glower in a Union

D.C. AFL-CIO boss Joslyn Williams didn’t just lend his union’s endorsement to Vince Gray’s campaign for mayor—he lent his face. In a 2010 YouTube video with the “Gray for Mayor” logo in the corner, Williams expounded on the worker’s paradise that awaited under a Gray administration.
There was hope, Williams said, that “four years under a [...]

State of the Unions

Last September at Vince Gray’s primary-night victory party, amid the line dancing to Chuck Brown’s “Bustin’ Loose,” union officials passed out posters with then-Mayor Adrian Fenty’s picture on them under the word “BYE!”
The posters were printed by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, one of the larger public-employee unions in the District, [...]