House Says No Evidence DC Mayor Offered Job To Rival

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT) -- A federal committee said Monday it found no evidence that Washington Mayor Vincent Gray bribed a political rival with a city job so he would stay in the 2010 mayoral race and trash another candidate, ending a seven-month investigation.

Sulaimon Brown, who finished in last place — even behind write-in candidates — in the city's Democratic primary, claimed that Gray promised him a job to stay in the race and continue to attack Gray's rival Adrian M. Fenty.

"The committee's investigation found evidence corroborating claims by...
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