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First thing’s first: pure genius [Mayorgray]

Gray for Mayor’s Ward 8 coordinator: “We knew there was another campaign.” Also, Howard Brooks was called “envelop man” because of all the cash he was throwing around [Times]

Gray’s campaign finance reports were total fiction. Plus, Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown was right: his was not the only campaign to pay people above the $50 cash legal limit. [AP, Post]

Bruce Johnson‘s sources: Gray didn’t know anything about the shadow campaign until January, when Harris approached him with invoices. Also, feds looking to talk with shadow campaign field coordinator Vernon Hawkins [WUSA9]

Gray: You’ll never take me alive, copper! [Examiner]

Jeff Thompson is out of the accounting business [Post]

Gray calls councilmembers for support, is very mad at Mary Cheh [Post, NBC4]

Suburban water utility gave no-bid contract to Thompson associate [Times]

“Don’t leave us Fenty” [Post]

Irv Nathan’s got Gray’s back, Mendo says people should stop rocking the boat [WUSA9]

Problems at DYRS union shop [Times]

Based solely on this one segment, CNN’s Erin Burnett is a horrible reporter [CNN]