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Stories with person: Thomas Davis
  • Spate of corruption stains otherwise thriving DC 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:56 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Mayor Vincent Gray often calls the District of Columbia "the envy of the nation" for its robust economy and fast-growing population, but some say the local government he leads - plagued by corruption, pay-to-play politics and disengaged voters - is a stain on the city's progress.