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Ex-campaign aide to DC mayor to plead guilty

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A former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has been charged with lying to federal investigators.

Prosecutors accuse Vernon Hawkins of lying about his role in obstructing a federal campaign finance investigation.

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The U.S. Attorney's office filed a criminal information Monday charging Hawkins with a single count of making a false statement. That charging document typically indicates a defendant's plans to plead guilty.

Hawkins' lawyer didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.


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