Early frontrunner Michael "Piece of the Piece" Brown

Michael Brown admits he received $100,000 off-the-books help from man resembling Jeff Thompson. [LLTimesPost]

No attorney general race for the April ballot [LLPostTimes]

Soap magnate puts $20,000 into D.C. pot legalization [WAMU]

Spike in homelessness puts Vince Gray in a tough spot [Post]

Gray defends Andy Shallal‘s honor. [LL]

Mayoral power rankings return. [LL]

Cyclists want a better bike trail in Rock Creek. [WAMU]

Third-party candidates want in on debates. [LL]

Robert McCartneyMuriel Bowser is the leading anti-Gray candidate. [Post]

Alice Deal students take their case to the D.C. Council. [Post]

Former local Twitter gadfly runs afoul of federal rules with tweets about Kenyan McDuffie [WAMU]

Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney’s Office