Posts Tagged ‘brendan sullivan’

The Vince Gray Investigation: Winners and Losers

Who got busted and who's possibly getting away

Now That Jeff Thompson Is Down, Who’s Next?

The mastermind behind five years of illicit District campaigning headed to the federal courthouse Monday to show his work.
And what a job he’d done—Jeff Thompson detailed how he spent more than two million dollars on off-the-books campaigns and disguised campaign contributions to politicians across the country in attempts to secure lucrative contracts for his companies. [...]

Fight Over Jeff Thompson’s Files Could Reach the Supreme Court

The federal investigation into Vince Gray's 2010 campaign that started so humbly with cash payments to Sulaimon Brown has, by now, encompassed everything from Virgin Islands politics to Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign. Now alleged shadow campaign financier Jeff Thompson wants to bring in the Supreme Court.
Some background: The feds raided Thompson's house and business in March 2012, hauling away [...]

The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

Over 40 years, attorney Brendan V. Sullivan Jr. has had a career most of his peers would envy, representing the likes of Iran-Contra operative Oliver North, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, and the Duke lacrosse players accused of rape. And then there’s the one resume item none of his colleagues can match: Sullivan’s starring role in [...]